Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III): Flixster, Xbox, Comcast, Peter Chernin, Fullscreen, G-cluster, Google TV, Google Glass, Haivision, NewTek, Hulu, Intel, KIT digital, KO Entertainment

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.

  • Flixster Launches on Xbox 360
  • Report: Comcast, Peter Chernin's The Chernin Group Participate in $30 Million Funding Round for YouTube Tools Company, Fullscreen
  • G-cluster, Broadmedia Tapped to Provide TV Cloud-Gaming Technology and Content for NTT Plala's Planned Hikari-TV Service
  • GfK Report Finds that Viewers Are Interested in Trying Out Second-Screen Apps, but Use them Infrequently
  • Voice Search Added to Google TV Remote App for Android
  • Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner-Perkins Form "Glass Collective" to Invest in Developers Building Apps for Google Glass Augmented Reality Platform
  • Haivision, NewTek Integrate Technologies to Automate Live Event Video Streaming to Connected Devices
  • Haivision Launches "Video Cloud," Billed as "a Single Comprehensive Platform for Live and On-Demand Media, Encompassing Encoding, Transcoding, Publishing, Players, Portals, Content Delivery and Analytics"
  • Furniture Maker, Herman Miller, Launches Interactive Video Promotion
  • Interim CEO: Hulu Producing Original Series with "Midrange Cable Budgets"
  • Report: Former News Corp. President, Peter Chernin, Has Bid $500 Million for Hulu
  • Report: Trademark Filings Suggest Intel's Planned Virtual MSO Service May Be Branded as "Intel inside & out"
  • Middle East Satellite Broadcaster, OSN, Taps KIT digital to Bring its Programming to Samsung Connected TV's
  • KO Entertainment to Launch Knockout LIVE, a Channel Featuring Pay-per-View, Live Interactive Concerts, on Roku and Other Connected Devices May 1st

Glass Collective

North America