Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Disney, Nielsen, Ooyala, Pace, QuickPlay Media, Rhythm New Media, Roku, Rovi, Hulu, LG Electronics, Yahoo!7, Samsung

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

  • Disney Taps Nielsen to Guarantee Online Ratings for Programming from ABC, ESPN, ABC Family
  • Nielsen Launches "Mobile Brand Effect" Solution to Measure "Resonance" of Brand Advertising within Mobile Apps; Clients Include YuMe
  • Ooyala Powers UK Local Online/Multiscreen TV Channel, Mustard TV
  • DirecTV Genie Whole-Home HD DVR and XG1 Set-Top for Comcast X1 Help Drive Higher 2012 Revenues for Pace
  • Pace Media Gateway and Client Device Platform to Support Converged Services for Norwegian Cable Operator, GET
  • Dubai Media Incorporated, Qabeela New Media and twofour54 Team on Interactive TV Travel Show, "Peeta Planet"; Travels of Show's Hosts to Be Determined by Viewers via Social Media
  • QuickPlay Media Launches TVX, an "Off-the-Shelf" Solution for Rapid "TV Everywhere"/Multiscreen Deployment
  • Mobile Video Ad Network Company, Rhythm New Media Finds, Significant Increase in Use of Social Media Buttons as Part of Interactive Mobile Video Ad Campaigns
  • Roku 3 Streaming Player Launched; Features New User Interface, Faster Processor, Enhanced Remote with Headphone Jack; New UI to Be Rolled Out to Current-Generation Roku Boxes Next Month
  • Rovi Resolves Litigation with Hulu and LG
  • Australia's Yahoo!7 in Deal to Bring Content and Services to Samsung Smartphones, Tablets, Smart TV's, Home Theater Systems and Blu-ray Players

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