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Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Metaswitch, CableLabs, Oregan, Sharp, Panasonic, Omek Interactive

--Metaswitch Networks Wins CableLabs Innovation Showcase
--Oregan's Onyx Browser Now Available on Sharp Connected TV's in Italy
--Panasonic in Gestural Control Partnership with Omek Interactive
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the recent news: 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, please bear with us. Metaswitch Networks '...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): OIPF, Panasonic, Acetrax

--OIPF Publishes Update to Release 2 of its End-to-End Specs for IPTV
--Panasonic Launches Developer Portal for its Viera Connect Connected-TV Platform
--Panasonic in Connected-TV Partnership with Digital Movie Retailer, Acetrax
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: The Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) --an industry group that is attempting to bring together telcos, consumer electronics manufacturers, and network infrastructure providers, in order to develop specifications for an open, end-to-end solution that will facilitate development and deployment of interactive, personalized IPTV services-- has announced the publication of an update (Release...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): SeaChange, This Technology, Panasonic, Sezmi, Netgem, Softel

--SeaChange, This Technology Team on Dynamic Advertising Solution for Multiscreen Video
--Panasonic Selects SeaChange's VividLogic tru2way Software Stack
--Sezmi in Partnership with Netgem
--Softel in Interactive TV Deal with Evolution Digital
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: SeaChange International has unveiled a joint solution with dynamic ad-insertion specialist, This Technology . According to the companies, the solution is available immediately, offers operators "a single Web-based interface to manage advertising campaigns across video-on-demand (VOD), Internet and mobile platforms," and "leverages Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and Internet Advertising...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- DirecTV, Panasonic Fund Short 3D Films -- Vegas.com Targets UK Viewers with NetplayTV Roulette -- Teveo, Mediapool Market HbbTV Platform for International TV -- Ruwido Touts Haptic Remote Control
Looking to generate content for its new n3D channel, DirecTV is teaming up with Panasonic to supply six independent filmmakers with 3D equipment to create short films. The companies said they will run all six films on n3D, and premiere them this summer at the "DirecTV n3D Film Invitational Presented by Panasonic." The film festival will be held at the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles. The winner will receive a $25,000 prize, and...

UK Takes Lead in Delivering Video to Connected TVs

If NBC or another major network allowed viewers without pay TV subscriptions to access any program they missed in the last week through a broadband connected TV, there may be a backlash from providers that pay license fees to deliver VOD programs and catch-up services such as Time Warner Cable's "LookBack" feature. But it's another story in the UK, where the BBC iPlayer is expanding the number of connected TVs and devices that viewers can...

Panasonic Activates Connected TV Apps

--By Steve Donohue While Panasonic is activating apps for its line of connected TVs that allow viewers to track baseball and basketball scores, the CE manufacturer isn't yet offering any full-length games or access to sports TV subscription packages such MLB Extra Innings . Panasonic took the wraps of its Viera Connect IPTV platform at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, offering viewers that buy Viera HDTVs access to several applications, including Netflix, Amazon Video...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): AccuWeather, Panasonic, Alticast, Amino, Avail-TVN

--AccuWeather.com Unveils Interactive TV App for Panasonic's New Viera Connect Platform
--Alticast Provides More Detail on its Integrated tru2way/Android Solution
--Vodafone Iceland Upgrades IPTV Offering with Amino A140 Set-Tops
--Avail-TVN Bringing On-Demand Nigerian Movies to US
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. AccuWeather.com has announced that it will offer an interactive TV application on Panasonic's new Viera Connect platform (note: for more on the latter, see the article published on itvt.com, January 6th). Key features of the new...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): NDS, ARM, Panasonic, Panvidea, Softel

--NDS in Connected-TV Partnership with ARM
--Panasonic Opens Up its Viera Connected-TV Platform, Launches Companion Tablet
--Panvidea in Subtitling Partnership with Softel
Due to the large volume of news coming out of the Consumer Electronics Show, which kicked off Wednesday in Las Vegas, we are covering stories in this issue in summary/round-up form. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the news generated by the show: 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...

News Round-Up (VII): Netflix, Nu Image, Panasonic, Netgear, Zixi

--Netflix in Pay-TV-Window Streaming Video Deal with Nu Image/Millennium Films
--Netflix Instant Streaming Now Available on 2010 Panasonic Connected-TV Devices
--Netgear, Zixi Unveil Joint HD OTT Solution
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a couple of days for us to catch up with all the recent news: 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 (III): Miso, History Channel, never.no, Panasonic, Ubisoft

--Miso in Social TV Partnership with History Channel UK
--never.no to Launch Cloud-Based Interactivity Suite at IBC
--Panasonic Demo's Connected-TV App for 3D VOD, Forms 3D Connected-TV Partnership with Ubisoft
Due to the large volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IFA and the run-up to the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a couple of days for us to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see...

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