Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Access, Adobe, Alticast, Amazon, Amino, Avail-TVN, Google Fiber TV, Broadpeak, Cablevision, CBS, Cody Simpson, Comigo, Digisoft, EchoStar, Hoodlum Active

Finding Cody [Official Movie Trailer]

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:

  • Access to Launch its AccessMyTV Social-TV and OTT Platform in Germany in Q4; Platform Integrated with DVB-S2 HbbTV-Ready Set-Top from Fortis
  • Adobe Unveils "Adobe Anywhere" Collaborative Video Platform; Announces New Partnerships with Media-Asset Management and Graphics Companies in Broadcast News and Sports
  • Alticast to Launch Hybrid Home Gateway at IBC: Windmill-Powered Solution Supports HTML5, HbbTV and DLNA
  • Speculation Abounds about Amazon's Thursday "Mystery Event"
  • Amino to Complement its A140/A540 STB's with WiFi USB Dongle Powered by Celeno
  • Avail-TVN Tapped to Provide VOD Content for Google Fiber TV Service
  • Broadpeak Launches nanoCDN; Technology Billed as Leveraging Home Networks to Reduce Infrastructure Costs for Delivering Live OTT Video
  • Cablevision Leasing Apple TV Set-Top Boxes to Customers of its OMGFAST Wireless Broadband Service
  • CBS Enables Live Voting via Twitter on "Big Brother"
  • Singer Cody Simpson to Premier YouTube Annotations-Powered Interactive Movie, "Finding Cody," September 18th
  • Comigo to Showcase Connected-TV Solution at IBC; Solution Offers Personalization Capabilities, Interactive Social Features
  • Digisoft to Unveil New "Iris" Middleware Platform at IBC
  • EchoStar to Launch Hybrid Android-Powered Set-Top Box at IBC
  • Transmedia Production Company, Hoodlum Active, Appoints Investor, Deanne Weir, as Chair; Weir's Investment Company to Take Stake in Hoodlum
  • Horowitz Associates Study Finds Social Media Disproportionately Impacts Viewing Behaviors of Younger Consumers
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