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Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Amazon.com, NBCUniversal, BBC Red Button, Fox, Dish Network, Hisense, Google TV, Miso, Colin Decker

--Amazon.com Signs Expanded Prime Instant Video Deal with NBCUniversal
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through September 1st
--Fox Seeks Injunction against Dish Network DVR's "AutoHop" and "Primetime Anytime" Features
--China's Hisense to Produce Sub-$100 Google TV Set-Top Box
--Miso Names Colin Decker Head of Product
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (we'll be announcing the date and location soon!), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format: Amazon.com has signed an expanded content-licensing agreement with NBCUniversal Cable & New Media Distribution , which it says will add hundreds of TV episodes to its Prime Instant Video service, including prior seasons of "Parks and Recreation," "Parenthood,"...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Always Innovating, Android, Amino, BBC

--Always Innovating Launches HDMI Dongle to Transform "Dumb TV" into Android-Powered Smart TV
--Amino Showcases Gateway Solutions at CES
--BBC Developing Mood-Based Navigation System for its Programming Archives
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through January 22nd
Due to the large volume of news generated by last week's 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from 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 in this issue, please bear with...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): BBC Red Button, Channel 4's 4oD, Civolution

--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through September 12th
--October 7th Transponder Closure to Result in Reductions in BBC Red Button Service
--Channel 4 Relaunches 4oD Catch-Up Service with New Personalization Features
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. 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. The BBC has...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): AdoTube, Evidon, BBC, Brightcove

--AdoTube Implements Evidon's Privacy-Compliance Solution for In-Stream Advertising
--BBC to Phase Out its Red-Button Video Services
--Brightcove Seeks to Raise $50 Million via IPO
Because the [itvt] editorial team is catching up with a backlog of news--and has also been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011--we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. AdoTube , a provider of technology for in-stream video advertising, said Wednesday that it is using Evidon 's InForm platform to "execute the first in-stream in-player Advertising Choices ('Ad Choices') icon for behavioral targeting with true third-party assurance. A modified version of Evidon's industry-standard...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): AT&T U-verse, BBC, Facebook

--AT&T U-verse to Offer Multiview Apps for US Open, Paquete Espanol Programming Package
--BBC Worldwide Makes "Top Gear" Episodes Available for Rental on Facebook
--BBC Releases July iPlayer Stats; BBC Red Button Chief, John Denton, Steps Down
Because the [itvt] editorial team was recently on the road for several weeks--and has also been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us a few more 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): BBC, BlackBerry, BigBand Networks, AT&T

--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through August 1st
--BBC iPlayer and BBC News Web Icons Launched for BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet
--BigBand Networks to Power Local Ad Insertion for AT&T U-verse 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: The BBC has released the schedule of programming and interactive content that will be available via the BBC Red Button service through August 1st. General programming highlights, according to an email from a BBC spokesperson, include: "1) BBC Proms: Press the red button to enjoy Maestro Cam, featuring Sir Roger Norrington...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Accedo Broadband, SBS, LG, BBC, Bell TV

--Accedo Tapped by SBS to Develop Tour de France Interactive TV App for LG Connected-TV Devices
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through July 18th
--Bell TV to Close its Interactive TV Service
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: Accedo Broadband , a Stockholm-based provider of interactive TV applications and app stores for IPTV and broadband-connected consumer electronics devices, has been tapped by Australian broadcaster, SBS , to develop an interactive TV app for the 2011 Tour de France. The app, which is available for download on 2011 LG connected-TV...

Interactive TV News Round-Up: BBC, SeeSaw, HBO, Hulu, Rovi, Suddenlink, Cogeco, Shaw

--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through July 4th
--Criterion Capital Partners Set to Acquire SeeSaw
--HBO Go to Offer Preview of "True Blood" Episode
--Hulu Considering Sale
--Rovi in TotalGuide Deals with Suddenlink, Cogeco
--Shaw Launches Gateway in Edmonton
Here are some other stories we didn't have room for in this issue: The BBC has released the schedule of programming and interactive content that will be available via the BBC Red Button service through July 4th. Criterion Capital Partners , the company that acquired the struggling social media service, Bebo , is set to buy SeeSaw , the broadband TV service from UK broadcast transmission company, Arqiva, according to a report in The Guardian...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): BBC, Connected TV, QR Codes

--BBC Launches BBC News Product for Connected TV's
--BBC Exec Outlines Plans to Adapt Red-Button Service for Connected TV
--New BBC Cooking Show to Offer Interactivity via QR Codes
Due to the large volume of news generated over the past few days, we are covering today's stories in abbreviated round-up/summary form: The BBC has announced the launch of a " BBC News product " for connected TV. "The BBC News product for connected TV combines existing video and text content from BBC News Online and will initially be made available on Samsung's range of Smart TV's," the corporation states in its press materials. "It...

BBC Unveils Red-Button Interactive TV Schedule through March 11th

The BBC has announced the line-up of content that will be available through its red-button interactive TV service through March 11th: Fans of the BBC One school drama, "Waterloo Road," can press red to access a new spin-off series called "Waterloo Road Reunited," which is also available on the BBC's Web site. According to the BBC, "Waterloo Road Reunited" is a cross-platform project that uses "a combination of scripted episodes...fictional social media networks, audio and...

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