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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III): Rovi, Sky Italia, Columbus Communications, Panasonic, S3 Group, SeaChange International, Sky, Vevo, Ouya, You on Demand, Paramount

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for a few weeks, because our editorial team was working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We are covering the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and will then resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a few more days to catch up with all recent developments, so...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Qwiki, Microsoft Bing, ABC News, Rockify, Sky, Telus, Time Warner Cable, Paradox Interactive, TwitchTV, Twitter

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for a few weeks, because our editorial team was working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We are covering the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and will then resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a few more days to catch up with all recent developments, so...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): SeaChange, Rogers Communications, Sky, S&T, icueTV

--SeaChange Powers Dynamic VOD Ad Insertion for Rogers Communications --Sky Launches "Sky Store" Transactional VOD Service, Replacing Sky Box Office --S&T, icueTV Demo Integration via EBIF-Based "Click-to-Text" App for Political Donations
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Multiscreen video software company, SeaChange International , said Tuesday that it is helping power dynamic VOD ad insertion, during mid-roll breaks, for Canadian MSO, Rogers Communications . According to the company, Rogers is the first North American MSO to roll out mid-roll dynamic VOD ad insertion. "As one of...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): YouTube EDU, zeebox, Sky

--YouTube Showcases YouTube EDU Partners via Annotations-Powered Interactive Video
--CEO Schmitt: zeebox Ad Campaign Resulting in 15,000 New Sign-Ups per Hour
--zeebox Offers Live Second-Screen Video Feed During Finale of Sky Reality Show, "Got to Dance"
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. YouTube is promoting the content available on its educational service, YouTube EDU, via an interactive video quiz powered by its Annotations clickable-video platform. "At the end of the video you'll be asked a question which you should answer using the annotations embedded in the video," the company states on...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): TVGuide.com, Epix, TVplus, Amnesty International, zeebox, Sky

--TVGuide.com Says Survey Shows Social-Network Discussions Drive TV Tune-In and Loyalty
--Epix Taps TVplus to Power Second-Screen Social-TV Experience for Secret Policeman's Ball
--zeebox Begins Two-Month Advertising Campaign on Sky and Viacom Channels
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 (note: early-bird discount registration ends tonight!), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. TVGuide.com has unveiled the results of a research study which it says shows that social network discussions about TV shows drive tune-in, loyalty and more live viewing. "17% of respondents said they have started to watch a show because of a social impression, while...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Rogue Paper, Sky, Viaccess, Orca Interactive, zeebox

--Rogue Paper's White-Label Second-Screen Platform Launches Content and Advertising Synchronization
--Report: Sky's New Formula 1 Channel to Offer Extensive Interactive TV Features
--Viaccess, Orca Interactive to Demo Multiscreen Solutions at Mobile World Congress
--zeebox Hosts Second-Screen TV Event at Pinewood Studios
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Rogue Paper , which offers a second-screen companion-app development platform, called TV Tune-In, for media companies (note: the company's customers include MTV, whose WatchWith app is based on the platform--see the article published on itvt.com, January 30th, 2011), said Tuesday that it has released new "Content Sync" and "Advertising...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Sky, SnagFilms

--Sky to Launch New Internet-TV Service for All UK Consumers
--Sky Go to Launch on Android, Offer More Entertainment Channels
--OTT VOD Company, SnagFilms, Closes New Funding Round
Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and other factors, 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,...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Sky, BBC, ITV, zeebox, Cinram, Mobovivo

--Sky Anytime+ VOD Service to Feature BBC iPlayer and ITV Player, Expand to 5 Million+ Homes
--Sky Incorporates zeebox-Powered Social TV into "Got to Dance"
--Cinram in Interactive Entertainment Applications Partnership with Mobovivo
Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 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 (VII): Simple.TV, Sky, zeebox, SyncTV, M6, Xbox, Unvision

--Simple.TV Launches "First DVR Designed for the Connected-TV World"
--Sky Forms Strategic Partnership with zeebox, Takes 10% Equity Stake in the Company
--SyncTV Powers Xbox 360 OTT Service for France's M6
--Univision Launches News App for iPhone/iPod touch
Due to the large volume of news being generated by this 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 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 (VII): ODG (SeaChange), Shazam, Old Navy, Sky, BBC Trust

--SeaChange's On Demand Group Teams with Inview Technology to Bring VOD to Connected TV's
--Shazam's Tagging Technology Adds Interactivity to Old Navy's Spring Advertising Campaign
--Sky Criticizes Provisional Conclusions of BBC Trust's Review of BBC VOD Syndication Policy
Due to the large volume of news generated over the past few days, we are covering stories in this issue in summary/round-up format. SeaChange International's VOD content-aggregator subsidiary, On Demand Group , has announced a partnership with Inview Technology which it says will see it launching transactional and subscription VOD on millions of connected-TV sets equipped with Inview's NEELiX platform in major European markets, starting with Italy in the second quarter. "Inview's revolutionary NEELiX platform...

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