Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): SendtoNews, Civolution, ISC, Comcast, Conde Nast, DG, Edge-Core,, Discovery, Elemental Technologies, Float Left Interactive, Limelight, Fox, Freesat

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:

  • Digital News Syndication Agency, SendtoNews, Selects Civolution's Teletrax Technology to Monitor Usage of its Sports Video Content on TV
  • Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) Launches Open Home Gateway Forum to Develop Open Source Software for Home Gateways
  • Comcast Launches Technology Research & Development Fund; Initial Grant Recipients Include Open Home Gateway Forum
  • Conde Nast Entertainment Launches Multiplatform Video Network, Featuring Original Series "Inspired" by its Glamour and GQ Magazines
  • DG Rebrands; Forms MediaMind and Video Fusion Business Units
  • Edge-Core Selects's Iris Set-Top Box Middleware, to Meet "More Interactive and Hybrid Requirements"
  • Discovery Communications Names Leslie Grandy SVP of Product and Development, Digital Media
  • Elemental Technologies Partners with Italy's deltatre to Deliver Turnkey Digital Video Solution for Sports
  • Float Left Interactive Integrates its Flicast OTT Video-Streaming Solution with Limelight's Orchestrate Digital Presence Platform
  • Fox's Fox Now Second-Screen Apps Add "TV Everywhere" Functionality for Mediacom and Verizon FiOS Subs
  • Freesat Strategy Chief Shares Thoughts on Role of Apps on the TV; Argues that "Less Is More" and that Apps Are "Becoming Less of a Priority" for Connected- and Pay-TV Platforms

 Leslie Grandy


North America