Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VI): Shazam, Google+, Social Studios, SPB TV, Synacor, Technicolor, Time Warner, Ball State University, TiVo Research and Analytics, TiVo, TVNZ

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Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco--Super-Early-Bird Registration ends midnight Thursday!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format:

  • ACR Company, Shazam, Surpasses 300 Million Users, Unveils New User Experience for iPad and Android Tablets; New Features Include Redesigned Home Screen, New Layout for Tag Results, New Streams of Other Users' Tagging Activities, and More
  • Shazam Selected as a Launch Partner for Google+'s New "Application Sign-In" Feature
  • Social Studios Raises $700,000 in Seed Funding, Launches Facebook App that Transforms Users' Facebook Newsfeeds into Personalized TV Shows, Appoints Ex-Current TV COO, Joanna Drake Earl, to its Board
  • SPB TV Launches New User Interfaces, Second-Screen App for its Multiscreen/"TV Everywhere" Solution; App Features Social Sharing, Augmented Reality Elements
  • "TV Everywhere" Company, Synacor, Releases Q4 and Fiscal 2012 Results; Revenues, Adjusted EBITDA Up, Net Income Down
  • Technicolor Trumpets Strong Revenue Growth and Record Volume for its Connected Home Operations
  • Time Warner's Global Media Group Selects Ball State University to Conduct Research into Second-Screen Interactive TV at the Time Warner Medialab; Research Will Use Eye-Tracking Tech, Focus Groups, Online Surveys
  • TiVo Research and Analytics Launches "TRA Cross Media Measurement," Billed as "Industry's Largest Cross-Media Measurement Solution"; Provides Integrated Measurement of TV and Digital Ad Campaigns, Matched to Purchasing Data, to Create Single-Source Sample of 100,000+ Households
  • TiVo Sees Record Fiscal Q4 Revenues, Swings to a Loss; Subscriptions Up 38% for Fiscal 2012
  • New Zealand Broadcaster, TVNZ, Launches VOD App for iPad and iPhone


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