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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Trident Microsystems, Kaon Media, LG, Turner, Univision, Verimatrix, Viewster, Grundig, Samsung, Syabas, Vimond, Wowza, YouTube, Zixi

In order to catch up with the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past two weeks at IBC, IFA, CEDIA, IDF and beyond, we have prepared a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources. New Trident Microsystems TSC100 STB SoC's Feature Support for Android, Online Content Viewing Trident Microsystems Powers Android Set-Top Box from Kaon Media Trident Microsystems Powers Android Set-Top Box from LG CNS Turner...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): ITV, Miniweb, Syabas, Vestel, MSNBC, NBA

--ITV to Revamp Commercial and Online Division for Multiplatform
--Miniweb in Connected-TV Deals with Syabas, Vestel
--MSNBC Launches Social TV-Enabled iPad App to Accompany "Rachel Maddow Show"
--NBA Game Time to Launch on Connected-TV Platforms from LG, Panasonic, Samsung
Due to the large volume of news generated by the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which took place last week in Las Vegas, we are covering stories in this issue in summary/round-up form. Our regular news coverage will return shortly. UK commercial terrestrial broadcaster, ITV , has announced that it is revamping its commercial and online division as part of a strategic plan to "create world-class content, delivered across multiple platforms." According to the company, the...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Accedo Broadband, Syabas, Oregan Networks, Alticast, Apple TV, Axel Technologies, Boxee

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. Due to the volume of news we are covering in this issue, our summaries are somewhat more abbreviated than usual (note: extensive background information on most of the companies and technologies covered in this issue can be found by using itvt.com's search functionality). We apologize for any inconvenience to our readers: our regular...

News Round-Up (VI): RCDb, Verimatrix, Rogers, Syabas, VBox

--RCDb, Verimatrix Team on Secure OTT Video Solution for Blu-ray Players
--Rogers' "TV Everywhere" Service Proving Popular, Will Shortly Offer Movie Rentals
--Syabas Teams with VBox to Enable Live TV Reception on Popcorn Hour OTT Device
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a few more days for us 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,...

Syabas Pushes Back PopBox Ship Date to July 23rd, Reveals Initial Line-Up of Apps for the OTT Device

--EZTakes Seeks to Enable Organizations to Develop Custom Roku Channels
Syabas , a Fremont, Calif.-based company that specializes in over-the-top set-top hardware and software, said last week that it has pushed back the ship date for its new PopBox OTT set-top box to July 23rd. The box, which features a user interface design from Moxi UI designer, Dewey Reid, and which will be priced at $130 and $150 for Ethernet and WiFi versions respectively, was previously expected to be available by the July 4th weekend...

Syabas Taps RealD to Bring 3D Functionality to its PopBox OTT Set-Top Box

--Boxee Integrates with Google Buzz
--MediaMall Technologies' PlayOn OTT Service Switches to Subscription Model
--Foxtel's Pay-TV Service to Launch on Xbox 360
--Sky Player Launches on IP Vision's FetchTV SmartBox Freeview+ STB
Syabas , a Fremont, Calif.-based company that specializes in over-the-top set-top hardware and software, said last week that it is partnering with 3D technology provider, RealD , to equip its new PopBox OTT set-top box with the ability to display high-definition 3D content (note: for more on the device, which features a user interface design from Moxi UI designer, Dewey Reid, see the article published on itvt.com, January 5th). According to the company, the partnership...

News Round-Up (X)

--Warner Bros. Launches New SVOD Service on BT Vision
--Widevine to Provide DRM, Video Optimization for DISH Network's "TV Everywhere" Service
--YouTube Once Again Available on Syabas Popbox and Popcorn Hour OTT Devices
--Cisco Joins Zodiac Partner Program to Support Cable tru2way Deployments
The [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, so we are covering most stories in round-up/summary form, and we anticipate that there will be some additional interruptions of our regular news publishing schedule beyond that. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience to our readers. Warner Bros. has launched a new subscription VOD service, dubbed WarnerFilms, on the Microsoft Mediaroom-powered hybrid DTT/IPTV platform, BT Vision. According to the company, the service will provide...

Syabas Launches SDK for its New popbox OTT Set-Top Box

--SDK Lets Developers Transform Existing Flash Apps into popbox "popapps"
Syabas , a Fremont, Calif.-based company that specializes in over-the-top set-top hardware and software, last week released an SDK for its recently launched OTT set-top box, the " popbox " (note: for more on the device, which features a user interface design from Moxi UI designer, Dewey Reid, see the article published on itvt.com, January 5th ). According to the company, which says it is inviting developers to begin creating so-called "popapps" that will deliver...

Syabas Launches $129 "Popbox" OTT Device

--Unveils Extensive Line-Up of Content and Application Partners
Syabas , a Fremont, Calif.-based company that specializes in over-the-top set-top hardware and software (note: for more on the company's Popcorn Hour A-110 and C-200 OTT set-top boxes, see the article published on itvt.com, December 16th ), today announced the launch of an open-platform OTT set-top box, dubbed the Popbox , which it says will stream music, movies, photos, games, social media updates and other content to HDTV's and will retail for $129. According to...

Syabas Incorporates FrameChannel Interactive TV Widget Service into its OTT Devices

--Thomson Launches Satellite Set-Top Box with OTT Capabilities
Syabas , a Fremont, Calif.-based company that specializes in over-the-top set-top hardware and software, said Tuesday that it has signed a deal with Thinking Screen Media (formerly known as Frame Media) to offer the latter's FrameChannel content widgets on its Popcorn Hour A-110 and C-200 OTT set-top boxes and on its new DAVID platform, a "working prototype" of which it plans to unveil at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next month.
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