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Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ActiveVideo, Verizon, Avail-TVN, Univision, Stingray Digital

--ActiveVideo Networks Files for Injunction against Verizon
--Avail-TVN in Video Distribution Services Agreement with Univision
--Avail-TVN Expands Relationship with Stingray, Launches Managed MPEG-4 Delivery Solution
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. Cloud-based interactive TV...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ActiveVideo Networks, Verizon, BBC, Boxee

--ActiveVideo Awarded $115 Million in Patent-Infringement Case against Verizon FiOS
--New Version of BBC iPlayer for Connected-TV Platforms Launched
--Boxee Launches iPad App, New Boxee Box Firmware Release
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. Cloud-based interactive TV...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Twentieth Century Fox, Cablevision, Verizon, Verismo, Verimatrix

--Twentieth Century Fox to Allow Blu-ray Customers to Transfer Movies to Android Smartphones
--USITC Rules in Cablevision's Favor on Four of the Five STB Patents at Stake in Dispute with Verizon
--OTT Specialist, Verismo Networks, Taps Verimatrix for Content Protection
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: Twentieth Century Fox has struck a deal with Google that will enable consumers who purchase certain of its Blu-ray disc movies (starting in October with "X-Men: First Class") to download a digital file of the movie to their PC and then sideload it to their Android smartphone, the Financial Times reported...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ActiveVideo Networks, Verizon, BBC Worldwide, Samsung, BeeTV

--ActiveVideo-Verizon Patent Infringement Trial Begins
--BBC Worldwide Launches Video and Text News Service for Samsung Connected TV's
--BeeTV Launches "Twitter Client for 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: ActiveVideo Networks ' patent-infringement lawsuit against Verizon (see the article published on itvt.com, June 1st, 2010) is now being heard in US District Court. The lawsuit centers on technologies that were patented by then-Virginia Beach resident, Leo Hoarty, in the early 1990's, and Tim McGlone of local newspaper, The Virginian-Pilot, has...

Clearleap Shops iPad Solution to Pay TV Providers

-- itaas Builds App Based on Clearleap Platform
Clearleap is looking to boost revenue from pay TV providers that want to develop iPad applications, taking the wraps off of a cloud-based solution that can enable the delivery of IP video to tablets and other connected devices. The Atlanta-based firm said its Stream On Demand product is designed to allow application developers to focus on the user experience, while Clearleap would manage billing, subscriber authentication, security, parental controls for apps for the iPad and...

t-Bone TV Building Social TV Platform

-- Anthony Rose, BBC iPlayer Developer and Former YouView CTO, Leads Startup

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- Comcast Reaches 20 Billion VOD Views -- Court Invalidates Verizon ITV Patents -- AT&T Serves French Open Multiview -- DirecTV Expands Interactive French Open Coverage -- Zodiac Interactive Supplies Games to Videotron

HBO to Launch iPad App

HBO is preparing to launch an app for its HBO Go TV Everywhere product for Apple 's iPad, laptops and other mobile devices. The app will launch on May 2, according to a YouTube video HBO posted to tease the new service. But it's not clear how many HBO subscribers will be able to use the app to watch HBO original series and movies on mobile devices. The premium network only has a few deals...

ITVT Test Drives New FiOS TV Interactive Media Guide

-- 'What's Hot' Feature in New Verizon Guide Displays Grid of 16 Most Popular Channels in Real Time
Verizon launched a new version of its Interactive Media Guide for FiOS TV subscribers in a few small markets with several new features, including a mosaic screen displaying thumbnail videos from the most popular channels at any given time. The guide includes a new version of Verizon's "What's Hot," application. In addition to displaying the 16 most popular channels being viewed at any given time, subscribers can track the most popular programs that other subscribers...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): tvplus.com, Verizon, MTV Networks, Virgin Media

--Spot411's TVplus Wins CableLabs Innovation Showcase
--Verizon in "TV Everywhere" Partnership with MTV Networks
--Virgin Media Provides Usage Figures for its VOD Service
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy this week working on the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011 , we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. We anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all the news we plan to cover: 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,...

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