Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): ActiveVideo, Verizon, ANT, Apple, AT&T AdWorks, Avail-TVN, C-SPAN, Sky, CBS, Shazam, Concurrent, Digitalsmiths, Dish Network

Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/headlines format:

  • US Appeals Court Affirms that Verizon Must Pay ActiveVideo Damages and Royalties in Patent-Infringement Case, but Reverses Lower Court's Injunction against Verizon
  • Digital TV Software Company, ANT, Warns that Revenues and Profits Will Fall Short of Expectations
  • Apple Executive Downplays TV-Device Rumors
  • Apple Launches "iTunes Festival 2012" Live Streaming App on Apple TV
  • AT&T AdWorks Launches "AT&T AdWorks Reflection," Allowing Advertisers to Use TV and Mobile Usage Data to Target Internet Ads
  • Avail-TVN Teams with C-SPAN to Offer VOD Coverage of US Presidential Election
  • BSkyB's Sky Sports for iPad App Adds Second-Screen Interactive TV Experience for Broadcasts of Premier League Soccer Games
  • CBS Enhances "CBS Fall Preview" Show with Second-Screen Interactive TV Experience, "Fall Preview Plus"
  • CBS Taps Shazam to Bring ACR-Powered Interactive TV to US Open Telecasts; Second-Screen Experience Sponsored by IBM
  • Concurrent Reports Fiscal Q4 Results
  • Digitalsmiths Launches "Seamless Discovery Business Rules Engine," to Enable Monetization of Video Discovery via Personalized, Targeted Promotions
  • Dish Network Revamps its DishWorld IPTV/OTT Service
North America