Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Arris, Comcast RDK, AppCarousel, Motorola, AT&T U-verse, Audible Magic, Sling Media, Entropic, The Cheshire Duo, DG, Accelerated Media, Ensequence

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period--as well as the huge volume of news currently being generated by CES 2013--we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke). We expect it will take us a couple of weeks to catch up with all recent developments, so if you have sent us a press release or briefed us about a piece of news, and don't yet see it covered here, please bear with us.

  • Arris Launches MG2402 Whole-Home Network and Entertainment Gateway; Gateway, Based on Comcast RDK, Supports Streaming of Live TV to IP Devices, Whole-Home DVR, Remote UI
  • Arris Teams with AppCarousel to Launch HTML5-Based "Arris Market" App Store for Whole Home Solution Moxi User Interface
  • Arris Ad-Insertion Technology Wins Technical Emmy
  • Arris to Acquire Motorola Home Business for $2.35 Billion in Cash and Stock (December 18th)
  • AT&T U-verse Launches $5-per-Month "Screen Pack" Cross-Platform Subscription VOD Service
  • AT&T U-verse Launches "Twonky Beam" and "Pix & Flix" Apps, Allowing Customers to Transfer Video Clips and Photos from Mobiles to the TV Screen
  • Audible Magic's SmartID Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) Technology Embedded in Sling Media's New Slingbox Companion App
  • Audible Magic ACR Technology Embedded in Entropic's Set-Top Box SoC
  • Audible Magic Teams with The Cheshire Duo to Extend Interactive Advertising to "Face-to-Face" Communications
  • Audible Magic Teams with Ad Management and Distribution Platform Provider, DG, on Broadcast-Synchronized Second-Screen Ad Service
  • Audible Magic Teams with Accelerated Media on Cross-Platform Interactive TV Advertising System
  • Audible Magic's SmartID Integrated with Ensequence's iTV Manager to Enable Interactive TV Advertising across Multiple Platforms (December 10th)

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