Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Icareus, Kaltura, Livestream, Perform, Sportal, Revision3, SeaChange, Neon Stingray, Synacor, ThinkAnalytics, Pace, TP Vision,, Akamai, Verimatrix, TiVo, Opera, Vestel, Yospace

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)--and because of the large volume of news currently being generated by the IFA and IBC shows--we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format:

  • Icareus Update: Powers Social TV for Kuwait's FASTtelco; Delivers iTV Suite Integrator and Monitor Solutions to Italy's RAI; Delivers Interactive TV Playout Technology for HbbTV Service Development and Testing to Czech Software Provider, Mautilus; Delivers HbbTV Carousel Server to Norway's NRK; Delivers EPG Solution to Poland's Cyfrowy Polsat
  • Open Source Online Video Platform Provider, Kaltura, Unveils Google TV SDK and Reference App, Xbox Integration, Native iOS and Android Apps
  • Livestream Launches Livestream Studio HD500, a Portable "All-in-One" Live HD Production Switcher
  • Broadband Video Sports Programmer, Perform Group, Acquires German Sports Portal Operator, Sportal
  • YouTube Stars, The Fine Brothers, Join Revision3
  • SeaChange Reports Fiscal Q2 Results
  • Scandinavian VOD Provider, SF Anytime, to Use Neon Stingray's VOD Manager and Player Platform
  • "TV Everywhere" Specialist, Synacor, Hires Former Sunflower Broadband COO, Patrick Knorr, as General Manager of Regional Accounts
  • ThinkAnalytics' Recommendations Engine Integrated with Pace's Cobalt Media Headend and Software; Will Enable Personalized Content Recommendations on Pace Set-Top Boxes
  • TP Vision Launches Advertising SDK for Philips Connected TV's; Solution, Powered by JustAd.TV's Rich Media Authoring Technology, Will Be Used by Volkswagen for Interactive TV Ad Campaign
  • Akamai's New Sola Media Solutions Client Technologies to Be Integrated with Verimatrix's Video Content Authority System (VCAS); Joint Solution Billed as Combining Multi-Network Revenue Security with Delivery Acceleration and Audience Analytics
  • Verimatrix's VCAS Security Technology Integrated with TiVo; Integration Targets TiVo-Powered Hybrid-TV/Multiscreen Pay-TV Services
  • Vestel to Integrate Opera's TV Products onto its Connected TV's and Set-Top Boxes
  • Yospace Launches CSM Cloud Network, a Distributed Network of Servers Enabling OTT Simulcast Delivery with Dynamic Ad Insertion/Personalized Content Replacement
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