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Comcast to launch Share2TV personal video streaming on Xfinity X1

By Steve Donohue, for [itvt]
LOS ANGELES – The Cable Show – Comcast said Tuesday that it will soon allow its Xfinity X1 subscribers to live stream personal videos with other Comcast subscribers. The nation’s largest cable MSO said the new Share2TV feature for its Xfinity Voice service would let subscribers stream video captured with a smartphone to the homes of subscribers thousands of miles away. Comcast is also talking to other cable MSOs about supporting the personal streaming video...

Rovi Rolls Voice-Activated Personalized Program Guide

By Steve Donohue, for [itvt]
Los Angeles – The Cable Show -- Two months after acquiring voice search technology firm Veveo, Rovi plans to pitch cable operators attending the industry’s annual convention here an interactive program guide that lets subscribers receive personalized content recommendations based on voice commands. Rovi’s new “personalized discovery solution” does more than respond to commands such as “channel up” or “channel down” – a feature that Microsoft introduced to pay TV subscribers that buy an Xbox...

Charter CEO Touts X1, ActiveVideo Cloud Guide Options

By Steve Donohue, for [itvt]
Charter Communications is talking to Comcast about using its X1 operating system on its cable systems, CEO Tom Rutledge said Monday. “We have had preliminary discussions with Comcast about that [X1], and have a similar view with regard to cloud-based user interfaces. If we can find a way to efficiently work together on that, we’d be interested in doing so,” Rutledge said on a conference call Charter and Comcast held Monday morning.

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 4/7/14 (II): Anvato, AOL, Apple, Comcast, Applicaster, AT&T, AwesomenessTV, Big Frame, BBC, BET, Bottlenose, Bravo, BrightLine, BSkyB, CableLabs, Charter

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: Hearst Television Deploy s Anvato's Digital Ad Insertion Technology for Live Streaming at 20+ Stations; Anvato 's Server-Side Technology Is Billed as "Enabl[ing] Broadcasters to Use the Same Live Linear Adaptive Bitrate Streams on Every Screen, while...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 4/7/14 (III): Clearleap, iStreamPlanet, Collective Digital Studio, Comcast, Comedy Central, "Conan," Nagra, Conax, Cox, Invidi, Crackle, NBCU, Disney, Dish, Enswers

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: Clearleap Teams with iStreamPlanet to Offer "Complete Multiscreen Live Linear Video Solution"; Integration of Companies' Platforms "Allows for the Capture, Management and Retransmission of Live Video to Virtually any Connected Device" Clearleap to Present Research on "the...

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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 3/7/14 (I): ABC, CTV, Adap.tv, Aereo, Cablevision, AT&T U-verse, AwesomenessTV, BBC, CableLabs, Cisco, CBS, Canoe, Civolution, Monterosa, Comcast, FreeWheel

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: Technical Problems Plague ABC 's and CTV 's "TV Everywhere" Livestreams of the Oscars ; Aereo also Suffers Service Interruptions during Oscars Telecast AOL-Owned Adap . tv Extends its Audience Path Programmatic Ad-Buying Platform to Linear TV;...

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Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2014 ( June 10th-11th in San Francisco --purchase your Super-Early-Bird Discount tickets here! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Spain's Telecable Taps Application Solutions Provider, Accedo , to Power Android-Based "TV Everywhere" Service Accenture and Dutch Pay-TV Operator, KPN , Develop Proof-of-Concept that Uses Google Glass and the Accenture Video Solution (AVS) for Interactive TV...

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