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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Toshiba, Intel, Cisco, NDS, Civolution, Cox, NBC, Epix, Xbox, "Star Trek," Feist, Mastodon, Fox, Yahoo!, eTF1, Atos

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for a few weeks, because our editorial team was working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We are covering the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and will then resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a few more days to catch up with all recent developments, so...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): BT, YouView, Cablevision, Kenzan Media, Cisco, TiVo, Comcast, NBC, Definition 6, DISH, Disney Junior

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for a few weeks, because our editorial team was working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We are covering the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and will then resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a few more days to catch up with all recent developments, so...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Comcast, TiVo, Trendrr, Verizon, Cisco, Ericsson, ActiveVideo

--Comcast Xfinity On Demand Launches on TiVo Premiere in SF Bay Area
--Trendrr: Three Quarters of All Social-TV Engagement in March Stemmed from Twitter
--Verizon Taps Cisco, Ericsson to Redesign its VOD System, Following Patent Case Loss to ActiveVideo
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. TiVo and Comcast announced Monday that they are offering San Francisco Bay Area TiVo Premiere DVR customers who are also Comcast customers access to Comcast's Xfinity On Demand VOD service. "Beginning today and over the next few weeks, existing TiVo Premiere and Comcast customers in the Bay Area will...

Canadian MSO, Videotron, Launches tru2way-Based Digital Cable Platform, "illico new generation"

--Platform Employs Technologies from Alticast, Cisco, Samsung
Quebec-based MSO, Videotron , on Wednesday announced the launch of "illico TV new generation," the new version of its illico digital cable platform, which has long been an early adopter of interactive TV technologies. The new version of the platform is powered by tru2way technologies from Alticast and by set-top boxes from Cisco and Samsung .

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Cisco, NDS, Sky Italia, Ooyala, WordPress

--Cisco to Acquire NDS, Merge it into its Service Provider Video Technology Group
--NDS Powers New User Interface for Sky Italia
--Ooyala Participates in WordPress Featured Partner Program
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Cisco , which back in 2006 acquired digital TV equipment provider, Scientific-Atlanta, for $6.9 billion, announced Thursday that it plans to acquire interactive TV and content-security technology provider, NDS , for approximately $5 billion. "The acquisition of NDS will complement and accelerate the delivery of Videoscape, Cisco's comprehensive platform...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Rogers, Cisco, "Conan," ConnecTV

--Rogers Communications Selects Cisco Videoscape
--"Conan" Tablet App Offers ACR-Powered Second-Screen Experience
--ConnecTV Brings Second-Screen Interactive TV to Oscars, March Madness and More
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Cisco announced Friday that Canadian MSO, Rogers Communications , has selected its Videoscape solution "to evolve its current TV platform with Web Services-based technologies to deliver new and improved television viewing experiences to complement the Rogers NextBox 2.0 Interactive Program Guide and Whole Home PVR...The Rogers NextBox 2.0, which...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Cisco, Clearleap, Comcast

--Cisco Denies Report that it Is Seeking to Sell its Set-Top Box Business
--Clearleap in IP Streaming Deals with Four Independent Cable Operators
--Comcast Launches Xfinity Streampix Multiscreen Streaming-Video Service for Xfinity Customers
--Comcast Says its VOD Service Saw Record Views in 2011
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Cisco has repudiated a report in the New York Post that it is looking to sell its set-top box business (see the article published on itvt.com, February 20th). "Every few months there seems to be a rumor or speculative comment about our commitment to our set-top box business," the...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Canoe Ventures, ANA, Cisco, Clik

--Canoe, ANA Release Findings from Year-Long "CEE MEE" Study of Interactive TV Effectiveness
--Report: Cisco Looking to Sell its Set-Top Box Business
--Clik Enables Smartphone/Tablet Apps that Communicate with Any Browser-Equipped Connected TV
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Canoe Ventures and the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) have released summary findings from their year-long collaborative study of interactive TV effectiveness. Dubbed CEE MEE, the research initiative is billed as aiming to "understand how the Connection, Emotion and Experience (CEE) of advanced television solutions, including ITV, relate to...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Broadcom, Comcast, tru2way, Cisco, ActiveVideo, Coincident

--Broadcom Integrates Comcast's RDK and tru2way Guides into its Set-Top Platforms
--Cisco's Videoscape to Enable "Video in the Cloud" Services, via Technology Licensed from ActiveVideo
--Coincident Launches ScreenSync TV Second-Screen Broadcast-Synchronization Solution
Due to the large volume of news being generated by this week's 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with...

AT&T Deploys Wireless Set-top from Cisco

-- WiFi Receiver Designed for Rooms without Cable Outlets
Cisco is supplying a new wireless set-top to AT&T for its U-verse TV subscribers that is designed to be installed in rooms that don't have coaxial cable outlets. The ISB7005 wireless set-top, which is part of Cisco's Videoscape portfolio, receives WiFi signals delivered from its VEN401 Wireless Access Point. "With this new technology, you can watch TV in virtually any room in the home, even rooms not wired for TV -- like the kitchen, basement...

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