Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Roku, Cogeco, Rovi, Shazam, Sling Media, Softel, Stevie

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:

  • Roku Begins Roll-Out of New Interface
  • Canadian Cable Operator, Cogeco, Launches Rovi Apps for Remote Access to its TV Services: Web-Based Cogeco Remote Recorder (Powered by Rovi TV Listings) and iPad-Based TotalGuide xD; Launch Marks First Commercial Deployment of Rovi TotalGuide xD with Remote Record Capability
  • Shazam CEO Outlines Interactive TV Plans in Interview with UK's Observer Newspaper
  • Update to Sling Media's SlingPlayer Mobile Apps Adds New "SlingSync" Feature
  • Softel Launches New Version of its Swift Create Caption-Creation and Repurposing Workstation; "Create V8" Billed as Offering "More than 20 Major New Functions to Optimize Productivity and Streamline Caption Processes"
  • Softel's New Swift QC Automates Closed Caption Quality Control for OTT Video Services
  • Stevie Revamps its Social-Video Platform, Rolling out 450+ New Channels; Platform Transforms Content from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Accounts into Video-Driven, "Lean-Back" Experience

Roku's New Interface

Softel's "Create V8"

Softel's Swift QC


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