Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III): SeaWell Networks, Shaw, Shazam, AdForce, Midcontinent, TiVo, Tvinci, Univision, Trendrr, Xstream, YouTube

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 headlines format:

  • Internet Video Delivery/Ad-Insertion Specialist, SeaWell Networks, Names Jeff Huppertz SVP of Business and Corporate Development, Duncan Potter CMO
  • Canadian MSO Shaw Launches iPad App for NFL Sunday Ticket; "TV Everywhere" App Features Live, HD Broadcasts, Instant Replay, NFL RedZone
  • Shazam Teams with Ad Network, AdForce, to Bring its ACR-Powered Shazam for TV Offering to the Irish Market
  • Midcontinent Selects TiVo as its Exclusive Advanced-TV Software Provider for Next-Gen Devices: Deal Will See TiVo UX on MSO's Multi-Tuner Gateways, IP STB's, Mobile Apps
  • TiVo Launches Developer Channel
  • "Pay-OTT" Platform Provider, Tvinci, Raises $4.5 Million; Company Claims Revenues Tripled in 2012; Customers Include Liberty Global
  • Univision Launches Social TV-Enabled Broadband VOD Service, Uvideos: Site Features Extra "TV Everywhere" Content for Authenticated Pay-TV Subscribers
  • Wiredset (Trendrr) Awarded US Patent for its Social-TV Data Collection and Web-Based Display Methods
  • Xstream Launches White-Label Solution for Interactive TV Apps on Connected TV's, PlayStation and Xbox
  • YouTube Search Result Rankings Now Reflect Time Spent Viewing, Rather than Clicks
  • Coverage of Felix Baumgartner's Space Jump on Red Bull's YouTube Channel Generates 8 Million+ Concurrent Livestreams

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