Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VI): Pereira & O'Dell, Intel, Toshiba, Publicis, Omnicom, Qwilt, Verimatrix, S3 Group, Samsung, LG, Sony, Showtime, Sky, Roku, Channel 5, Toon Goggles, Sling Media

The Power Inside Official Trailer

As most of our readers are probably aware, [itvt]'s news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT 2013 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period, we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke). We expect it will take us a few weeks to catch up with all recent developments, so if you have sent us a press release or briefed us about a piece of news, and don't yet see it covered here, please bear with us.

  • Pereira & O'Dell Set to Debut "The Power Inside," Third in a Series of Social, Interactive Films for Intel and Toshiba
  • Advertising Agency Holding Companies, Publicis and Omnicom, Announce Merger
  • Online Video-Delivery Company, Qwilt, Secures $16 Million in Series-C Funding Round, Led by Bessemer Venture Partners
  • Verimatrix Taps S3 Group to Manage Partner Pre-Certification and Provide Integration Support for its ViewRight Client Security Library and its Video Content Authority System (VCAS) Solutions
  • Report: Samsung Held 26% Share of Smart TV Market in Q1, 2013; LG Held 16% Share; Sony Held 11% Share
  • Showtime Anytime "TV Everywhere" Service to Offer Live East and West Coast Feeds
  • Sky News Launches on Roku in US, Canada, UK, Ireland
  • Sky Launches £9.99 Now TV Box
  • LG in 12-Month Exclusive Deal to Offer Sky's Now TV Streaming Service on its Smart TV's
  • Sky Sees 19% Increase in VOD Users
  • Channel 5's Catch-Up Service, Demand 5, Launches on Roku in UK
  • Children's Entertainment Service, Toon Goggles, Launches on Roku in US, Canada, UK, Ireland
  • Hannover House, NanoTech Entertainment Launch VODwiz Transactional VOD Channel for Indie Films on Roku
  • "Watch on Slingbox.com" Update Includes Facebook Integration with Guest Invitations

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