Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Extreme Reach, Eyepartner, Foxtel, httv, Hulu, Kickstarter, "Veronica Mars," LG Electronics, Lovefilm, Saban Brands, Massive Interactive

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:

  • Extreme Reach to Offer Cross-Media Advertising Reports that Consolidate Metrics for Live TV and Online Video
  • Eyepartner Offering Customized Installation for its IPTV Products and Services
  • Australian Pay-TV Provider, Foxtel, Launches Contract-Free Internet-TV Service, Foxtel Play; Service, Priced from AUS$25 per Month and Providing 40+ Channels and 2,000+ VOD Titles, Will Be Available on Connected TV's, Game Consoles and the Foxtel Go Mobile App
  • Foxtel Go App Launches on iPhone, Adds Live Fox Sports Channels (February 21st)
  • French Interactive TV Technology Provider, httv, Aims for Global Expansion with 4 New Sales Appointments
  • Hulu Taps SVP of Content, Andy Forssell, as Acting CEO
  • Kickstarter Project to Raise Funds for "Veronica Mars" Movie Nets $2 Million in 10 Hours
  • LG Electronics Unveils "Smart Video" Eye-Recognition Technology on its Optimus G Pro Smartphone; Technology "Recognizes the Position of the Viewer's Eyes and Automatically Plays or Stops the Video without any Manual Input from the User"
  • Amazon-Owned Broadband VOD Service, Lovefilm, in Content Deal with "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers" Company, Saban Brands
  • London and Sydney-Based OTT TV/IPTV/VOD Software and Services Provider, Massive Interactive, Opens Office in NYC, Names Alexander Drosin President, North America

Andy Forssell

North America