Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VI): Roddenberry Entertainment, Wikia, "Star Trek," Rogers, LG, Rovi, Samsung, MOVL, SecondSync, Sensio, Shaw, Shazam, Soundrop, Spreecast, Syfy

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.

  • Roddenberry Entertainment Teams with Wikia on "Star Trek" Portal
  • Rogers Communications Launches Rogers Anyplace TV "TV Everywhere" VOD App for LG Smart TV's
  • Rovi Reports Q1, 2013 Revenue and Income Declines due to "Expected Revenue Declines within the Company's Consumer Electronics Video Delivery and Display Sales Vertical"
  • Rovi Names Julian Lighton EVP of Strategy and Corporate Development
  • Samsung Acquires Second-Screen Specialist, MOVL
  • Social-TV Analytics Company, SecondSync, Integrates BARB Viewing Data into its Social-TV Dashboard
  • Sensio Launches its 3DGO! Transactional 3D VOD Service for Smart TV's in US
  • Shaw Communications' ShawConnect Site Adds Content from,,
  • Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) Specialist, Shazam, Names Rich Riley CEO; Andrew Fisher Transitions to Newly Created Executive Chairman Role
  • Shazam Partners with Screenvision to Bring its ""Shazam for TV" Second-Screen Interactive Advertising Platform to US Movie Theaters
  • Online "Listening Room" Company, Soundrop, Launches Service that Synchronizes Spotify Tracks with YouTube Videos
  • Social-Video Company, Spreecast, Launches iOS App
  • Syfy's Transmedia Series, "Defiance" (Combines Scripted TV and Online Gaming), Launches Competition whose Winner Will Have Likeness Rendered in Upcoming Episode

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