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LiveHive in Two-Screen Interactive TV Deal with Rogers Sportsnet

LiveHive Systems, an Ontario-based company that specializes in two-screen interactive TV solutions, has signed an agreement with Rogers Sportsnet to make a service based on its flagship NanoGaming platform available in conjunction with the latter's broadcasts of regional NHL games. The service, dubbed "Game in the Game," debuted October 12th and is being offered for the 2008/09 and 2009/10 hockey seasons. Viewers access it by logging into a dedicated area on the Rogers Sportsnet Web...

Jacked Trumpets Usage Numbers for its Big Ten Network ITV Service

--Secures New Deals with the NBA, New York Giants Santa Monica, Calif.-based two-screen interactive TV specialist, Jacked, Inc. (note: the company's first product, Jacked SportsTop, is a browser-based virtual desktop that features a dashboard of widgets and that is designed to provide synchronized two-screen ITV experiences specifically for sports broadcasts), has announced initial usage numbers for the two-screen ITV service it offers in partnership with college-sports channel, the Big Ten Network. According to the company,...

LiveHive in Two-Screen Interactive TV Deal with Rogers Sportsnet

LiveHive Systems, an Ontario-based company that specializes in two-screen interactive TV solutions, has signed an agreement with Rogers Sportsnet to make a service based on its flagship NanoGaming platform available in conjunction with the latter's broadcasts of regional NHL games. The service, dubbed "Game in the Game," debuted October 12th and is being offered for the 2008/09 and 2009/10 hockey seasons. Viewers access it by logging into a dedicated area on the Rogers Sportsnet Web...

[itvt] Interview: Steven Roberts and Tyler Slocum, DirecTV

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In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," Steven Roberts , SVP of new media and business development at DirecTV , and Tyler Slocum , the company's senior director of ITV and DVR services, provide an update on DirecTV's interactive TV offerings. Topics discussed include usage statistics for DirecTV's various ITV services, the company's ITV strategy, its future ITV and DVR plans, and more. To listen...

DirecTV Rolls Out Multiple Interactive TV Services

--Forms Audience-Measurement Partnership with TNS US satellite TV provider, DirecTV, continues to roll out interactive TV
services as an integral part of its sports coverage and of its service
offering in general (note: the company is also expected to launch a
VOD service this quarter; a report in the Wall Street Journal stated that
the service will employ a combination of push-VOD and broadband
technologies:...

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