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Canoe, ANA Release Interactive Advertising Research Results

-- 18 percent of TV Enthusiasts ages 18 to 49 said "Yes" to Interactive Offers
About 18 percent of adults 18 to 49 in a research panel said "yes" when prompted to use their remote controls to respond to interactive ads, according to Canoe Ventures and the Association of National Advertisers . Looking to drive interest in interactive ads such as RFI spots, Canoe and ANA released initial findings from their CEE MEE initiative, which is focused on studying how the "Connection, Emotion and Experience of advanced television solutions, including...

Time Warner's Full Service Network to be Honored at Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards

-- Honorees include Comcast, Apple, Yahoo, IBM, Fox
Time Warner Cable 's work on its fabled Full Service Network in Florida will be recognized at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences said Wednesday. Time Warner Cable and former corporate sibling Time Warner will receive the Philo T. Farnsworth Award at the Oct. 26 ceremony for their work on FSN, a video-on-demand and interactive TV trial conducted with 4,000 homes in Orlando, Fla., during the mid-1990s. "It...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): TidalTV, Roku, Time Warner Cable, HBO

--TidalTV Working with Roku to Offer OTT Video Advertising
--Time Warner Cable Updates its iPad Streaming App
--Report: Time Warner Cable Set to Offer HBO's "TV Everywhere" Service
--Report: Time Warner Cable Looking to Let Subscribers Access Social Networks through the TV
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. Online video advertising network provider, TidalTV , has announced that it is working with Roku to offer OTT video advertising. "This new video platform expands TidalTV's advanced targeting and optimization offering, which previously included online and mobile capabilities," the company states in its press materials. "The video advertising runs as pre-roll...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Pace, SeaChange International, Time Warner Cable, Slingbox

--Pace Launches HD Set-Tops that also Serve as IP Clients within Home Network
--SeaChange Reveals its IBC 2011 Exhibit Plans
--Time Warner Cable to Subsidize Slingbox Purchases for its Wideband Internet Customers
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. UK set-top box manufacturer, Pace , has launched a range of set-top boxes that it says can be used "as standalone HD set-top boxes or as IP clients within a home network," thus enabling operators "to supply a single set-top box now, but with...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Music Choice, Nielsen, Cablevision, Time Warner Cable, Orca Interactive, Viaccess

--Music Choice Sees Record VOD Views in July
--Nielsen Partnering with Cablevision, Time Warner Cable to Measure Live TV Viewing on iPad Apps
--Orca Interactive, Viaccess to Launch "TV Everywhere" Solution at IBC 2011
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks--as well as 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 (V): Time Warner Cable, Fox, TiVo, Best Buy

--Time Warner Cable to Offer Fox Programming on Primetime On Demand
--TiVo to Begin $100 Million Stock Repurchase Program
--TiVo-Powered Insignia TV's Now Available at Best Buy
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. Time Warner Cable...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Peel, Showtime Networks, GroupMe, Time Warner Cable

--Peel Launches Android Version of its Programming-Discovery Smartphone App
--Showtime's "Dexter" Smartphone App Launches Social-TV Functionality via GroupMe Integration
--Time Warner Cable Launches Whole House DVR, Start Over, Look Back, Caller-ID on TV in Dallas
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: Programming discovery specialist, Peel , has launched an Android version of its flagship smartphone app (note: for more on the iPhone version, see the article published on itvt.com, March 8th). "The app's home screen displays colorful thumbnails of 'Top Picks,' or favorite shows," Peel explains in its press materials. "Touch one...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IX): Shazam, Spike TV, Time Warner Cable

--Shazam's Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) Tech Enhances Spike TV's "The Deadliest Warrior"
--Time Warner Cable Promises Patch to Fix Bugs in Version 2.0 of its TWCable TV iPad App
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: Audio-based automatic content recognition (ACR) specialist, Shazam (note: the London-based company is best known for offering a mobile application that consumers can use to identify music, as well as unlock supplemental content associated with TV shows--a process it calls "tagging"), contacted [itvt] Wednesday to let us know that its Shazam for...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable, Vision IPTV

--Suddenlink Trumpets Success of its "TV Everywhere" Service
--Time Warner Cable Taps Ex-Joost CEO to Head Web Services and Technology
--Vision IPTV Launches White-Label Video App for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
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: Cable operator Suddenlink is trumpeting the success of its "TV Everywhere" service, Suddenlink2Go, which launched just last month. "Suddenlink customers streamed video content through Suddenlink2GO more than 630,000 times last month, for a weekly average of nearly 160,000 streams," the company states in its press materials. "In addition, the number of...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Sony, YouView, thePlatform, Time Warner Cable

--Sony's UK Chief Says Company Will Not Support YouView
--thePlatform Names Former SeaChange Exec, Simon McGrath, General Manager for Europe
--Time Warner Cable Launches Version 2.0 of its iPad Streaming App
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: Speaking at a consumer electronics conference in London earlier this week, Sony 's managing director for UK and Ireland, Gildas Pelliet, revealed that the company does not plan to support the UK's YouView standard (note: YouView is an initiative that sees 1) the BBC and UK public-service broadcasters, ITV, Channel 4...

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