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Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): itaas, Nagra, Gracenote, Netflix, Discovery Communications

--itaas Hires Dave Hansen to Lead Sales
--Nagra Integrates Gracenote's eyeQ into its Multiscreen TV Solution
--Netflix in Streaming Deal with Discovery Communications
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Interactive TV technology services company, itaas , has hired Dave Hansen to lead its sales team. Hansen, who will report to president and CEO, Vibha Rustagi, was previously in sales management at Scientific-Atlanta and Cisco. According to itaas, he has extensive experience working with cable MSO's. "Having Dave responsible for our...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ABC, Prospect Park, BCM, itaas, Bluefin Labs

--ABC-Prospect Park Deal to Revive Canceled Soap Operas Online and on Connected TV
--BCM's Clickable TV Tech to Be Offered as Part of itaas's EBIF-Based iLaunch Suite
--Bluefin Labs Launches Metrics System for Quantifying Social Media Response to Linear TV
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: ABC said Thursday that it has licensed its canceled soap operas, "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," to production company, Prospect Park . Under the terms of the exclusive multi-year agreement, Prospect Park will take over production of "All My Children" (whose last broadcast episode on ABC will air...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): itaas, ITV, Massive, BBC

--itaas Appoints Pat Tylka to its Advisory Board
--ITV Launches ITV Player App for iOS
--Massive Trumpets its Work on the BBC News Product for Connected TV
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: Interactive TV services provider, itaas , has named Pat Tylka to its advisory board. "Tylka will give itaas the benefit of his sales management experience and knowledge of the global telecommunications industry," the company states in its press materials. "Tylka has over 30 years' management experience in the global telecommunications and...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): icueTV, Groupon, Imagina US, CMC, Insight, itaas

--icueTV Teaming with Groupon on tcommerce Demo at Cable Show
--Imagina US Taps Comcast Media Center for VOD Delivery
--Insight Taps itaas for EBIF Deployment
--itaas Launches iLaunch Program to Expedite Development and Deployment of EBIF Apps
Due to the large volume of news being generated this week by the Cable Show, we are covering today's stories in abbreviated round-up/summary form: icueTV is set to team with Groupon on a tcommerce demo at the NCTA Cable Show, Tuesday, the Chicago Tribune reported Monday. icueTV COO, George Singley, told the newspaper that the demo will show how viewers watching a Groupon commercial could use their remotes to access a menu of options, including...

Clearleap Shops iPad Solution to Pay TV Providers

-- itaas Builds App Based on Clearleap Platform
Clearleap is looking to boost revenue from pay TV providers that want to develop iPad applications, taking the wraps off of a cloud-based solution that can enable the delivery of IP video to tablets and other connected devices. The Atlanta-based firm said its Stream On Demand product is designed to allow application developers to focus on the user experience, while Clearleap would manage billing, subscriber authentication, security, parental controls for apps for the iPad and...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): itaas, NDS, Kabel BW, Ooyala

--itaas Showcases Tablet-Based Navigation App at CableLabs Winter Conference
--NDS Powers Hybrid VOD Service for Germany's Kabel BW
--Ooyala Launches Video Publishing Tools for iOS Devices, New Cross-Device Analytics
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy this week working on the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011 , we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. We anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all the news we plan to cover: 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,...

News Round-Up (IV): itaas, ITV, Justin.tv

--itaas Names Interactive TV Industry Veteran, Roger Demuth, VP of Engineering
--ITV Launches Social Networking Game for its Long-Running Soap Opera, "Coronation Street"
--Justin.tv Now Supports Live Broadcasting on iPhone
Due to the large volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. Our regular news coverage will return shortly. itaas , an Atlanta-based company which provides a range of software development, integration and testing services for interactive TV (including ETV/EBIF, tru2way and IPTV solutions), has announced the appointments of Roger Demuth as VP of engineering and Beth Erickson as director of account...

New iTV Doctor Column on Interactive TV and "The Cloud"

[itvt] has just published the LATEST EDITION of Rick Howe 's regular column, The iTV Doctor Is In! This week, the good doctor attempts to explain what exactly is meant by "The Cloud" and what its significance is for interactive TV. He is assisted by John Callahan , CTO of cloud-based interactive TV specialist, ActiveVideo Networks , and that company's director of technical business development, Jeremy Edmonds .

Interactive TV Company, itaas, Opens New Office in Ontario, Expands Operations in Atlanta, India

itaas --an Atlanta-based company which provides a range of software development, integration and testing services for interactive TV (including ETV/EBIF, tru2way and IPTV solutions), and which last month announced 1) that it had ported the EBIF user agent of Comcast-subsidiary, TVWorks, to Cisco set-top boxes, and 2) that it had signed an agreement with Charter Communications that includes licensing, installation and support for the TVWorks ETV platform (see the articles published on itvt.com, May 11th)--said...

itaas in EBIF Deal with Charter Communications

itaas --an Atlanta-based company which provides a range of software development, integration and testing services for interactive TV (including ETV/EBIF, tru2way and IPTV solutions), and which earlier this week (see the article published on itvt.com, May 11th) announced that it had ported the EBIF user agent of Comcast-subsidiary, TVWorks, to Cisco set-top boxes--today (Wednesday) announced that it has signed an agreement with Charter Communications that includes licensing, installation and support for the TVWorks ETV platform...

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