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Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): DISH, EchoStar, Move Networks, Electra Entertainment, Access, ES3, Pace

--DISH Network Launches DISH Remote Access for Android Tablets, Demo's Sling Extender
--EchoStar Acquires Move Networks Assets
--Electra Entertainment in Interactive TV Partnership with Access
--ES3, Pace Team to Develop Interactive TV Apps for Microsoft Mediaroom
Due to the large volume of news generated by the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which took place last week in Las Vegas, we are covering stories in this issue in summary/round-up form. Our regular news coverage will return shortly. DISH Network has announced that DISH Remote Access, its free application that allows subscribers to its service to watch live and recorded TV on their smartphones, is now available for Android tablets. The app allows DISH...

News Round-Up (V): Logitech, Google TV, DISH Network, Move Networks, Netgem, Toshiba

--Report: Logitech's Google TV Device to Launch September 29th, Will Be Discounted for DISH Subs
--Move Networks Awarded Adaptive Streaming Patent
--Netgem Enables Access to Toshiba's Connected-TV Portal on Any TV Set
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. Logitech 's Google TV set-top box, the Logitech Revue, will launch on September 29th with an MSRP of $299, according to a report in Engadget that cites an "industrious tipster." However, Engadget's report continues, DISH Network subscribers will be able to purchase the...

News Round-Up

--Cox's Interactive TV Services Seeing Heavier Usage than VOD among ITV-Enabled Subs
--Google Uses Interactive YouTube Video Game to Showcase Chrome's Native Flash Support
--Move Networks Ceases Operations, Seeks Buyer
--Qualcomm to Offer Augmented Reality Platform and SDK, Forms AR Partnership with Georgia Tech
--Total Immersion Creates Augmented Reality Camera that Takes Photos
Here is a round-up of some other recent interactive TV-related stories that we didn't have room for in this issue: At Light Reading Cable's Cable Next-Gen Video Strategies conference in Atlanta last week, Cox Communications ' VP of video strategy and product management, Steve Necessary, revealed that the MSO's suite of interactive TV applications is seeing heavy usage, even though it has been deployed to less than 10% (415,000) of the MSO's subscribers. In fact,...

News Round-Up

--Bollywood Hits On Demand Launches on Time Warner Cable's NYC Networks
--UCLA Taps Clicker to Develop Broadband Video Portal for its Students
--Move Networks' New Strategic Focus Results in Layoffs
--OMVC, Harris Interactive, Rentrak to Study Consumer Mobile TV Viewership Patterns
--Sneak Peek of a New Verizon FiOS TV User Interface?
--Verizon to Offer Dedicated Interactive TV App for Winter Olympics
--Report: Sundance Rentals on YouTube Generate Only $10,709 in Revenue
--Univision Channel Launches on YouTube
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show (March 3rd-4th in San Francisco) and on our new EBIF Intensive event (March 5th in San Francisco) , we will be covering most stories in summary/round-up form over the next few weeks. Here is a round-up of recent news in various categories: Eros International and International Media Distribution have launched Bollywood Hits On Demand, a subscription VOD service targeted at South...

News Round-Up

--CableLabs' Next ETV Interop Begins February 22nd, Deadline for Applying Is January 29th
--DirecTV Begins Public Beta of Multiroom DVR
--Report: Hulu Mulling Plans to Launch Subscription Service
--Kaltura Releases Video Extension for Moodle
--Live Interactive Broadband Video Spin-Off Planned for Channel 4's "Embarrassing Bodies"
--Move Networks Appoints Eddy Hartenstein, Sol Trujillo to its Board
--SureWest Launches Microsoft Mediaroom-Based IPTV Service
--Ustream Launches Pay-Per-View Capability
--Verizon Rolls Out Interactive TV Upgrade in Pittsburgh and West Central Florida
--Vimeo Beta-Launches HTML5 Video Player
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show (March 3rd-4th in San Francisco ) and on our new EBIF Intensive event (March 5th in San Francisco ), we are covering a number of stories in this issue in summary form: CableLabs has issued an RFI for its next Enhanced TV Interop event, which is scheduled to take place February 22nd-26th, and which will focus on interoperability between ETV applications...

Move Networks Appoints Former DirecTV President and COO, Roxanne Austin, as CEO

Move Networks --a Utah-based company which offers patent-pending technologies for delivering live and on-demand, HD-quality, buffering-free broadband video (its technologies are used by, among others, ABC, Discovery Communications, ESPN, Fox, Sky News, Televisa and Warner Bros.; and will also be used for Comcast's On Demand Online trial), and which recently acquired UK-based IPTV company, Inuk Networks ( see article posted on itvt.com, April 22nd )--announced Monday that it has appointed Roxanne Austin as president and...

Move Networks to Support Intel's "Moorestown" MID Platform

Move Networks --a Utah-based company which offers patent-pending technologies for delivering live and on-demand, HD-quality, buffering-free broadband video (its technologies are used by, among others, ABC, Discovery Communications, ESPN, Fox, Sky News, Televisa and Warner Bros.), and which recently acquired UK-based IPTV company, Inuk Networks (see article posted on itvt.com, April 22nd)--said Tuesday that it plans to support Intel's next-generation mobile Internet device (MID) platform, code-named "Moorestown," via a Move Media Player plug-in which it...

Move Networks in Deal to Power Broadband Video Portals for Germany's ProSiebenSat.1

Move Networks --a Utah-based company which offers patent-pending technologies for delivering live and on-demand, HD-quality, buffering-free broadband video (its technologies are used by, among others, ABC, Discovery Communications, ESPN, Fox, Sky News, Televisa and Warner Bros.), and which recently acquired UK-based IPTV company, Inuk Networks (see article posted on itvt.com, April 22nd)--said Monday that it has signed a partnership agreement with SevenOne Intermedia, the multimedia arm of Germany's largest broadcaster, ProSiebenSat.1. According to the company,...

Move Networks Acquires UK-Based IPTV Provider, Inuk Networks

Move Networks--a Utah-based company which offers patent-pending technologies for delivering live and on-demand HD-quality broadband video with no buffering (its technologies are used by, among others, ABC, Fox, The CW, ESPN360, Pro Sieben and Televisa), and which last year announced that Microsoft had joined its Series C funding round--announced Wednesday that it has acquired UK IPTV provider, Inuk Networks. In its press release announcing the acquisition, Move described Inuk, which has been reported to have...

Move Networks in New Partnerships with PermissionTV, iStreamPlanet

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Company Powering Online Video for Met. Opera, Televisa, NFL, Fuel TV
Move Networks--a Utah-based company which offers patent-pending technologies for delivering live and on-demand, HD-quality, buffering-free broadband video (its technologies are used by, among others, ABC, Discovery Communications, ESPN, Fox and Warner Bros.), and which recently announced that Microsoft had joined its Series C funding round--has formed a strategic reseller and integration partnership with Massachusetts-based interactive video application platform provider, PermissionTV. The partnership will see the companies offering an integrated platform which they say will enable...

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