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Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Flipboard, ITV, Monterosa, metaio

--Report: Flipboard to Incorporate Movies, TV Episodes
--New ITV Game Show to Feature Monterosa-Developed Play-Along Social-TV Experience
--Version 3.0 of metaio's junaio AR Browser Lets Users "Scan the World"
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. 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. Flipboard , a...

New Edition of StoryCentric Features AOL's Head of Video Programming, Amber J. Lawson

[itvt] is pleased to present the latest edition of StoryCentric , our new video column from Brian Seth Hurst , CEO of The Opportunity Management Company and former second vice chair of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. StoryCentric focuses on the business, technology and art of interactive storytelling, and highlights new technologies and other industry developments that have the potential to fundamentally change the way we create and interact with stories and narratives--in...

Comcast Launches On-Demand Streaming on its Xfinity TV App for iPad

--Says App Has Been Downloaded over 1 Million Times Since its Mid-November Launch

Interactive TV News Round-Up

--Bluefin Unveils Tech for Analyzing Real-Time Viewer Response to TV Shows and Ads via Social Media
--New EMEA Hire, Customer Wins for Brightcove
--BT Vision Adds 40,000 Subscribers in Q4
--Cable VOD Offerings Celebrate Black History Month
--Hulu in Content Deal with Viacom
--CEO Kilar Provides Information on Hulu's Growth and Financials
--Kaltura in Broadband Video Partnership with Siemens IT
--MTV Launches Micropayment-Based Online VOD Service
--Russia's IMAQLIQ Integrates Opera's Browser Technology into its IPTV Devices
--Suddenlink Rolls Out VOD in Cabot, Arkansas
--Time Warner's Bewkes Confirms Premium VOD Plans
--Verimatrix Secure's PMT's OViVO Personalized
Here is a round-up of some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue. Bluefin Labs has unveiled technology which it says will "discover and analyze what people say via social media about the shows and ads they watch on television in real time. The technology, currently in pilot with several global brands, agencies and media companies, lets marketers see audience response to mass media, providing insight to develop measurably more...

[itvt] Presents StoryCentric, a New Video Column Devoted to the Business, Technology and Art of Interactive Storytelling

--Column Features Interactive/Multiplatform Storytelling Expert, Brian Seth Hurst
[itvt] is pleased to present StoryCentric , our new video column featuring Brian Seth Hurst , CEO of The Opportunity Management Company and former second vice chair of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, in conversation with [itvt] editor-in-chief, Tracy Swedlow. As its name suggests, StoryCentric will focus on the business, technology and art of interactive storytelling, and will highlight new technologies and other industry developments that have the potential to fundamentally change the...

New Zealand's Sky Television Taps thePlatform for Publishing and Management of its Online TV Service

--Uses thePlatform's "TV Everywhere" Solution for Subscriber Authentication, Playback Authorization
Comcast-owned white-label video publishing company, thePlatform , announced late Monday that it has been selected by New Zealand pay-TV provider, Sky Television , to provide the backend video management for its iSky broadband TV service. Sky subscribers can access most of the service's content in accordance with their existing TV packages: it features live streaming channels, including Sky News New Zealand, CNN and Sky Sports channels; as well as a range of VOD content, including...

Arqiva Seeking Investment Partner for its SeeSaw Broadband TV Service

UK broadcast transmission company, Arqiva , said Wednesday that, following a strategic review, it is seeking an investment partner for its broadband TV service, SeeSaw (offers programming from the BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5, as well as from Disney, MTV and NBC Universal), with the aim of accelerating the development of the service.

Arqiva--which is also a partner in YouView, an initiative that sees various major UK public-service broadcasters and ISP's...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): HSN, IMAGE, Inview, Trident Microsystems, ITV, Channel 4, PlayStation 3, Mirada

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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VIII): Sonic Solutions, Suddenlink, TiVo, thePlatform, Tunerfish, TVGuide.com

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...

ABC Offering Social TV Experience, Supplemental Broadband Video for "Dancing with the Stars"

Broadcast network, ABC , is offering supplemental broadband video and a social TV experience on its Web site, to complement the eleventh season of the reality show, " Dancing with the Stars ." In addition to viewing full episodes of the show through the ABC.com Full Episode Player, "Dancing with the Stars" fans can: For the first time interact with one another in "Dancing Live Chat Parties" during broadcasts of the show. The virtual viewing...

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