Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VI): Ooyala, CSC Media, OIPF, Opera Software, AirTies, Amino, Dailymotion, Changhong, Perform Group, Piksel, QuickPlay Media

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on TVOT NYC 2013 (December 11th in New York City), and because of the huge volume of news generated by the IBC and IFA conferences, we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format (note: 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):

  • Ooyala Publishes its Global Video Index for Q2, 2013; Finds Share of Online Viewing Occurring on Mobile Phones Up 41% Since January, Live and Long-Form Content Dominant even on Small Screens
  • Ooyala Previews Mosaic Player that Lets Publishers Stream up to Five Live or On-Demand Video Feeds across Multiple Devices Simultaneously; Is Designed to Facilitate Such User Experiences as Switching between Multiple Camera Angles or Multiple Live Events/On-Demand Videos, and Video Ad Insertions that Don't Interrupt a Live Event
  • CSC Media Taps Ooyala to Provide Management, Distribution and Monetization Technologies for its Online Video Services for Kids, Tinypop, PopGirl, KixTV and Popfun
  • Ooyala-Commissioned Survey Finds its Services Increase Views and Revenues
  • Open IPTV Forum Publishes HTML5 Profile for Connected TV's (June 4th)
  • The North Face Launches Adventure-Video App for the Opera TV Store App Platform
  • AirTies Selects Opera Devices SDK to Bring OTT to its Set-Top Boxes
  • Amino Communications Selects Opera TV Store App Platform to Power "Amino TV App Store" for its Operator-Targeted Live Home Media Centre
  • Opera Unveils Version 4.0 of its Opera Devices SDK at IBC 2013; Is Based on Chromium/Blink Rendering Engine; Features "Simpler" Integration API and a Multi-Thread, Multi-Process Architecture; Supports HTML5 and CE-HTML Video
  • Opera's Opera TV Snap Smart-TV App-Creation Tool Has Generated 100+ Apps from Dailymotion Content Providers Since Launching in July with Dailymotion as First Partner
  • Changhong to Integrate Opera Devices SDK, Enabling it to Offer Opera TV Store and Opera TV Browser on its Smart TV's; Deal Is Opera's Fourth with a Major Chinese Smart-TV Manufacturer
  • Perform Group's Sporting News Media Secures Deal with NFL to Distribute NFL Highlights and Related Content to Newspaper Web Sites via its SN ePlayer
  • Piksel (Formerly KIT digital) Names Daniel Thunberg SVP of Commercial, EMEA/APAC and Mitch Askenas SVP of Commercial, Americas
  • Piksel Releases "Binge Viewing" Study
  • Olympusat Telecom to White-Label and Resell Piksel's Online Video Platform in US
  • Piksel Enables Middle East Pay-TV Company, OSN, to Extend its OSN Play Service to 3G and 4G Smartphones
  • Piksel Provides Digital Asset Management Solution to Sky Italia
  • QuickPlay Media Launches Network PVR Solution
  • QuickPlay Media Launches European Datacenter in Frankfurt to Support its Managed Service Offering: Company's OpenVideo Platform Enables Multiscreen Solutions, Including Live TV and VOD, for Broadcasters and Operators Looking to Roll Out "TV Everywhere" Services
  • QuickPlay Media Survey Finds Live TV Prospers in UK, Despite Strong VOD Offerings (June 10th)
  • QuickPlay Media Survey Finds US Consumers More Tolerant of Mobile Video Ads than their British and Canadian Counterparts (June 10th)

North Face - Opera

Amino - Opera TV App Platform


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