Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Access, Vestel,, Fox, Agama, Microsoft Mediaroom, GCI, TiVo, Apple, BBC, Bottle Rocket, WWE, CBS, Grubwithus, Digital TV Labs, HbbTV

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for a few weeks, because our editorial team was working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We are covering the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and will then resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a few more days to catch up with all recent developments, so if you have sent us a press release or briefed us about a piece of news, and don't yet see it covered here, please bear with us.

  • Access' DLNA Technology Component Integrated with Vestel's DLNA-Certified Digital Media Player and Digital Media Renderer to Facilitate Second-Screen-to-TV Media Playback and Content Control
  •, Fox Broadcasting Launch Broadcast-Synchronized Second-Screen iOS/Android App for "So You Think You Can Dance"
  • Agama to Launch Microsoft Mediaroom Version of its DTV Monitoring Solution
  • Anchorage-Based GCI to Deploy TiVo User Interface and Whole-Home TV Solution
  • Apple Granted Patent for Technology that Would Allow Viewers to Skip Commercials by Switching to Locally Stored Content
  • BBC Releases Stats for Red-Button and Broadband-Video Coverage of Olympics (More on BBC's Red-Button Coverage)
  • BBC Worldwide Announces Finalists for its Labs Initiative, Including Clickable Interactive Video Specialist, wireWAX
  • Bottle Rocket Powers Second-Screen Interactive TV App for WWE
  • CBS Promotes "Elementary" via Partnership with Dining-Themed Social Network, Grubwithus
  • Digital TV Labs' Ligada iSuite to Support Official HbbTV Test Suite
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