Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Microsoft, Pace, Myriad, NBA Digital, NBC, Netflix, NeuLion, Nielsen, Opera Software, Samsung, Prospect Park

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.

  • Microsoft Unveils Cross-Platform Programming Initiatives at 2013 Digital Content NewFronts
  • Microsoft Provides More Info on its IllumiRoom Project
  • Pace Selects Myriad's Java Virtual Machine for Use in its Comcast RDK-Compliant Set-Top Boxes
  • NBA-/Turner Sports-Operated NBA Digital Wins Webby Award for NBA Game Time for iPad
  • NBC to Make Remaining Episodes of Canceled Reality Series, "Ready for Love," Available on, VOD, Hulu and Electronic Sell-Through Platforms
  • Netflix CEO Hastings Publishes Essay Outlining his Vision of Future of TV; Predicts Apps Will Replace Channels
  • Netflix to Premiere Original Series, "Orange Is the New Black," on July 11th
  • The Ivy League Taps NeuLion to Power Multichannel Cross-Platform Network, Featuring Live and On-Demand Programming
  • Nielsen Launches Digital Program Ratings Pilot Program to Measure Online Viewing; Partners Include A+E, ABC, AOL, CBS, The CW, Discovery, Fox, NBC, Univision
  • Opera Devices SDK Deployed on Select 2013 Samsung Blu-ray Players to Provide Support for OTT Video Services
  • Prospect Park Revives Soap Operas, "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," on Hulu and iTunes


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