Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Starz, Thomson, Anevia, TiVo, TV Guide Digital, Univision, Arktan, Digitalsmiths, Aston, Viaccess-Orca, Visiware

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--Fall-Discount pricing ends midnight tonight, October 31st!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format:

  • Starz Entertainment Names Jodi Robinson VP of Internet and Interactive Technology: Will Lead Company's Interactive TV Efforts
  • Thomson Video Networks Teams with Anevia on Integrated OTT Solution: Solution Combines Thomson's ViBE VS7000 OTT Encoder and Anevia's ViaMotion System
  • Report: TiVo Developing Social Content-Sharing Site, Branded as "Pique"
  • TiVo's Head of Design Provides Sneak Preview of Fall Update for Premiere DVR; Update Will Bring Revamped Screens for To Do List, Season Pass Manager and My Shows
  • TV Guide Digital/Frank N. Magid Study: "Usefulness" Is Consumers' Top Priority for TV Apps and Web Sites
  • Univision Launches Social TV-Enabled UVideos Broadband VOD Service on Web, iOS and Android; Technology Partners Include Arktan, Digitalsmiths
  • Aston Integrates Viaccess-Orca's ACS 5.0 Content-Protection Technology in its STB's and CAM's
  • Visiware Social-TV PlayAlong App for ITV's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" Wins AFDESI Award

Jodi Robinson


North America