Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Comcast, Network DVR, Concurrent, Cox, Digital Rapids, Ericsson, Eyepartner, Fanhattan, Floats

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:

  • Comcast Exec. Casts Light on MSO's Next-Generation "X2" Cloud-Based Guide; Guide Will Offer Personalized Recommendations and Content "Collections," "Stronger Editorial Voice"
  • Report: Comcast Seeking Architect to Build Network DVR for its X1 Platform
  • Concurrent Trumpets Deployment of its MediaHawk VX Unified CDN Solution by "Top-5 North American MSO" to Support Nationwide VOD Services
  • Report: Cox Files Trademark Applications for "Flare" and "My Flare" as Possible Brands for New Interactive Video Service
  • Thailand's CAT Telecom Using Digital Rapids' Encoding Solutions to Power Live and On-Demand TV on New e-Entertainment IPTV and Multiscreen Video Service
  • Digital Rapids Launches Version 2.0 of its Transcode Manager
  • Ericsson Launches End-to-End Solution for Broadcast Video over LTE Networks; Will Be Trialed by Telstra Later This Year
  • Eyepartner Now Offering Digital Signage in its TikiLIVE White-Label HTML5 Set-Top Box
  • Fanhattan Video-Discovery Service Beta-Launches Web Version; Billed as Offering Nearly Three Times More Free Video than Original iOS Version
  • Indian Start-Up, Floats, Launches Social-TV App for Mobiles and Tablets

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