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New Revision3 Broadband Video Show Reviews iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Palm Pre Apps

Revision3 , a company which bills itself as "an actual TV network for the Web" and which develops and produces original broadband TV shows, contacted [itvt] earlier this week to let us know about a new show it has just launched that may be of interest to our readers. Entitled "AppJudgment" and hosted by a rotating roster of Revision3 personalities, including Patrick Norton ("Tekzilla"), Revision3 co-founder David Prager and Ron Richards ("iFanboy"), the show reviews...

iPhone Augmented Reality Apps to Be Available in Apple App Store by September

--New "Augmented ID" App Uses Facial-Recognition Tech to Discover People's Social Networking Info
According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, Friday, Apple recently told Acrossair , the developer of the Nearest Tube subway-finding application profiled on itvt.com, July 9th (note: Acrossair has since launched New York and San Francisco Bay Area versions of the app), that it will officially support augmented reality applications with the next release (version 3.1) of its iPhone OS software, and that such applications will launch in the Apple App Store in...

Visiware Launches iPhone/iPod touch Version of its "A Tweezle Lab" Interactive TV Game

Paris-based interactive TV games company, Visiware (note: the company's ITV g ames channels, which include Playin'TV, Playin'Casino and MiniKids TV, have been deployed on around 30 cable, satellite and IPTV networks around the world, including DISH Network, Bell TV, Wind, Videotron, Canalsat, TPS, Numericable, Sky Italia, UPC, Nova, Multichoice, Dish TV India, StarHub, True Visions, Austar, Foxtel and Sky New Zealand), continues its expansion into multi-device gaming (note: see, for example, the article published on...

MLB iPhone Application Now Streaming All Regular-Season Games Live to MLB.TV Subscribers

Major League Baseball (MLB) announced Wednesday that its MLB.com At Bat 2009 iPhone/iPod touch application is adding more live video and will stream every regular-season MLB game for subscribers of its MLB.TV service, effective immediately. According to MLB, the application, which is priced at $9.99 and which it says will also offer complete live coverage of the baseball postseason, is the top-selling sports app in the Apple App Store. The app delivers live video of...

HippoRemote iPhone/iPod touch App Launched for Boxee and Other Over-the-Top Services

--Combines Remote Control, Keyboard and Mouse/Trackpad Functionality
A developer called Albert Lee has built an iPhone/iPod touch application that provides all-in-one remote control, wireless keyboard and mouse/trackpad functionality for users who have hooked their TV up to a computer in order to access over-the-top-TV services such as Boxee. Dubbed the HippoRemote and available through the Apple App Store for $4.99, the device offers customized controls for Boxee, XBMC, Windows Media Center, iTunes "and all your favorite Web browsers, to name [but] a...

Universal Integrates Blu-ray Interactive Features with iPhone, iPod touch

--Also Plans to Integrate New Blu-ray Releases with Twitter and Facebook
Universal Studios Home Entertainment announced Monday that it plans to provide an "extensive array" of iPhone and iPod touch-enabled features on its upcoming Blu-ray releases. The features will be accessed via companion applications that will be available through the Apple App Store, the company says. The first of these apps is scheduled to launch on the App Store July 28th, and is designed to work with the two-disc "special edition" Blu-ray release of the movie,...

Envivio Launches SilverLiveTV

--Silverlight 3-Based Solution Designed to Deliver Premium TV to PC's and Macs
Multiplatform encoding solutions specialist, Envivio (note: the company recently launched iLiveTV , a mobile video encoding and distribution solution for evaluating, developing and deploying live and on-demand video services for the Apple iPhone-- see the article published on itvt.com, June 9th ), announced Friday the immediate availability of what it claims is the first complete encoding and DRM protected distribution solution optimized for Microsoft's newly launched Silverlight 3 platform. Dubbed SilverLiveTV, the new solution is...

SPRXmobile Opens Up its Layar Augmented Reality Platform to Developers

--AR Round-Up: TwittAround Twitter Viewer, Apple iPhone Petition, Nearest Tube and FoodTracer Apps
Dutch mobile technology provider, SPRXmobile , announced Wednesday that it is opening up its mobile augmented reality browser, Layar, which it launched just last month, to developers (note: for more on the Layar browser, see the article posted on itvt.com, June 17th ). The browser, which will initially be available free-of-charge in the Netherlands for handsets running the Android operating system, displays real-time digital information on top of a mobile phone's camera screen--effectively transforming reality...

Streamezzo, Atos Worldline Partner on Mobile TV Solution for the Apple iPhone

Two French companies, Streamezzo (offers a platform for developing "rich applications" for a range of mobile operating systems) and Atos Worldline (specializes in electronic payment and transaction technologies), announced Monday that they have collaborated on an "interactive live TV application" for the iPhone 3G. The solution was developed and is operated by Atos Worldline, using Streamezzo's application-development platform. The companies bill their partnership as "combining the power of Streamezzo's technology and of Atos Worldline's in-depth...

Al Jazeera Taps Livestation to Develop iPhone/iPod touch Application

Pioneering Arabic news network, Al Jazeera , has tapped broadband video specialist, Livestation , to develop AJE Live, an application that delivers its Al Jazeera English channel on the Apple iPhone and iPod touch devices. The application, which is available in the Apple App Store, is currently priced at $2.99 and delivers a live feed of the channel free-of-charge both on 3G and on WiFi networks (note: if used with a WiFi connection, the app...

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