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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 3/24/14 (II): Boxfish, Broadpeak, CableLabs, Canal+, Cartoon Network, Cisco, RDK, Comcast, Comigo, Dish, DLNA, DTVKit, Ericsson, Facebook, 20th Century Fox

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2014 (June 10th-11th in San Francisco-- purchase your tickets here !), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Content-Discovery Company, Boxfish , Raises $7 Million in Series-B Funding Round Led by Atlantic Bridge and Including Samsung ; Company's Technology Analyzes Speech across Multiple Channels to Generate Detailed Real-Time Data on Programming Content Broadpeak Teams with Eutelsat to...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III): i.TV, GetGlue, "tvtag," Jinni, Telus, Canal+, Xbox, Machinima, Sling Media, Time Warner Cable, Viacom, Showtime, A+E

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT NYC 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...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Visiware Sync2Ad, Wyplay, AirTies, Wiztivi, Quadrille, Movea, STMicroelectronics, MathEmbedded, L&T, Jiuzhou, Coship, MStar, Sigma, ViXS, Canal+

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT NYC 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...

Macrovision in EPG Patent Licensing Deals with Canal+, Advanced Digital Broadcast

--Canal+ Deal Follows Earlier Deal between Macrovision and NDS
Macrovision --the company which last year acquired the US's dominant EPG developer, Gemstar-TV Guide, and which recently announced that it would change its name to Rovi, as part of a complete revamp of its brand identity--has signed multi-year EPG patent-licensing agreements with French pay-TV operator, Canal+ Group, and with Swiss set-top box vendor, Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB). According to Macrovision, the deal with Canal+ follows from an EPG patent agreement between Macrovision and Canal+ vendor,...

Microsoft, Canal+ in Xbox 360 Programming Deal

--Deal Foresees Launch of Avatar-Driven Social TV Application
Following a similar deal with UK pay-TV provider, BSkyB, that was announced earlier this month (s ee the article posted on itvt.com, June 11th ), Microsoft on Monday announced a deal with French pay-TV provider, Canal+ , that the companies say will make a range of Canal+'s live and VOD content--including over 3,000 on-demand films, as well as TV shows and soccer games--available to France's approximately 1 million Xbox 360 users via Microsoft's Xbox LIVE...

Pace Delivers Advanced Set-Top Box to Canal+

UK-based set-top box manufacturer, Pace, has delivered a PVR- equipped hybrid satellite/IP HDTV set-top to French pay-TV operator, Canal+. Dubbed +Le Cube, the new box features an Ethernet port that Canal+ can use to deliver VOD services; and a 320GB hard disk, capable of recording up to 100 hours of HD programming (note: according to Pace, the hard drive has been engineered to be very quiet). The box also supports USB and HDMI, and has...

NDS in Deals with DEN, Canal+, Viasat, ASTER

--MediaHighway Middleware Lets Canal+ Subs Transform HD STB's into DVR's News Corp.-owned conditional access and interactive TV technology
provider, NDS, has generated a fair amount of ITV-related news over
the past few weeks. Among the highlights: The company says that Digital Entertainment Networks (DEN), a new
entrant in the Indian digital cable space (note: the company already has
a pan-Indian analog cable service), has selected a suite...