News Round-Up (VI): Tim Hanlon, Mediabrands, Hillcrest Labs, Innovid, ITV, Leap Media, Logitech, DISH Network, Google TV
--Tim Hanlon to Head Up Mediabrands' Velociter Investment Arm
--Hillcrest Labs Launches New Version of its Kylo Web Browser for TV
--Interactive Video Advertising Company, Innovid, Raises $4.1 Million
--ITV Considering Charging Viewers for Access to Alternative "Coronation Street" Endings Online
--Leap Media Group in Advanced Advertising Partnership with Acxiom
--Logitech Launches Google TV Device
--Logitech in Google TV Marketing Partnership with DISH Network
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on TVOT NYC Intensive (November 18th in New York City), our new show on the national interactive TV platform and the emerging ITV economy, we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. We apologize for any inconvenience to our readers.
--Videos Feature ActiveVideo Networks, ADB, Arris, OpenTV, Synacor and Universal Remote Control
--Hanlon Discusses his New Role at Catalyst S+F, and Opportunities for Marketers on New ITV Platforms
ActiveVideo Networks has sent [itvt] a series of videos that it shot both in its own and in various other companies' booths at the recent NCTA Cable Show.
--FourthWall Media's EBIF-Based Ad Widgets System Deployed by Puerto Rico's OneLink
--FourthWall Media in Interactive TV Advertising Deal with Axesa Servicios de Informacion
--Report: Google May Unveil Android-Based TV Software at I/O Developer Event Later this Month
--Gotuit Powers "The VIEWer's Choice" for ABC's "The View"
--High-Profile Interactive TV Advertising Figure, Tim Hanlon, Joins Catalyst S+F
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.