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New Interview with Ensequence President and CEO, Peter Low

--Plus New Blog Posts from ActiveVideo's Edgar Villalpando, RCDb's Herve Utheza
[itvt] has just published an interview with Peter Low , president and CEO of interactive TV authoring solutions provider, Ensequence . Low, whose appointment as CEO was announced in September, discusses his new role at Ensequence, outlines the strategic trajectory of the company's flagship iTVManager platform, provides statistics and other information on the company's various deployments around the world, explains how the company is responding to the emergence of connected TV, and shares his thoughts...

Netflix in Deal with Sony to Offer Instant Streaming on the PlayStation 3

As [itvt] was going to press Sunday night, video rental company, Netflix , and Sony Computer Entertainment America announced a deal to make Netflix movies and TV episodes available via instant streaming on the PlayStation 3 game console (note: Netflix instant streaming has been available on the rival Microsoft Xbox platform since last year--though users must first subscribe to that platform's $50-a-year Xbox Live Gold service). Netflix says that it expects to begin streaming via...

Best Buy in Over-the-Top Deal with Netflix

--Netflix Streaming Service Available on Two New Insignia-Branded Blu-ray Disc Players
Electronics retailer, Best Buy , and video rental company, Netflix , on Tuesday announced the availability of two new Blu-ray Disc Players, marketed under Best Buy's own Insignia brand, that allow Netflix members to instantly watch movies and TV episodes from that service over-the-top on their TV sets. The players--the Insignia Advanced Series Blu-ray Player (NS-WBRDVD) and the Insignia Connected Blu-ray Player (NS-BRDVD3)--are priced at $249.99 and $179.99 respectively and are available both in Best...

Verismo in Over-the-Top-TV Deal with MediaMall Technologies

--MediaMall PlayOn Will Allow VuNow Users to Access Hulu, Netflix, CNN and More
Verismo Networks , a Silicon Valley-based company that offers an over-the-top-TV platform called VuNow (note: the platform has traditionally been offered in conjunction with a small set-top box device called the PoD; however, back in February, Verismo announced the launch of a global OEM initiative targeting consumer OEM's, content aggregators and ISP's-- see the article published on itvt.com, May 8th ), announced Tuesday that the VuNow platform can now play content from, among other sources,...

Netflix in Over-the-Top Video Deal with Disney-ABC Television Group

--Company Said to Be Planning to Launch Streaming Service on iPhone/iPod Touch and Nintendo Wii
Video rental company, Netflix , announced Monday that it has signed an agreement with Disney-ABC Television Group that will make several of the ABC broadcast network's most popular series available to be streamed instantly through Netflix's broadband video service. According to the company, the deal will allow Netflix subscribers to instantly stream the first five seasons of "Lost"; seasons four and five of "Desperate Housewives"; season five of "Grey's Anatomy"; and seasons one and two...

Netflix in Over-the-Top-TV Deal with Sony Electronics

--Has Also Recently Signed OTT Deals with Microsoft, LG, Roku, Samsung, TiVo, Vizio
DVD rental service provider, Netflix , last week announced another over-the-top deal for its service with a consumer electronics company: starting in the fall, subscribers to Netflix's unlimited plan (priced from $8.99 per month) will be able to instantly watch more than 12,000 streamed movies and TV episodes on Sony Electronics' Bravia Internet-connected HDTV sets, as well as on previous Bravia models equipped with Sony's Bravia Internet video link module, the company said. The other...

Netflix Launches on Microsoft Windows Media Center

Microsoft announced Wednesday that movie rental company, Netflix , has launched its streaming service on the Windows Media Center platform (which, while formerly a standalone OS, is now part of Windows Vista Home Premium and Ultimate). The service offers around 12,000 movies and TV episodes. Microsoft--which is billing the launch of the service on Windows Media Center as meaning that "consumers no longer need to jump from Web site to Web site to find" the...

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