Comcast is set to commercialize the app, which turns the second screen into a remote control and a host for interactive applications complementing what’s on TV.
Suddenlink Communications Chairman and CEO Jerry Kent will be honored with the NCTA’s Vanguard Award for Distinguished Leadership during a luncheon and awards ceremony.
Itaas has signed a license agreement for Comcast’s Reference Development Kit (RDK), which is a pre-integrated software bundle that powers tru2way, IP or hybrid set-top boxes, along with other open source components.
Time Warner Cable has turned to BlackArrow in order to provision a system-wide rollout of dynamic ad insertion in video-on-demand content.
The partners have devised a means to enable MSOs to provide multi-screen services without major upgrades to their existing QAM and set-top environment.
The two have integrated their products to create a system that can place ads at any place within a VOD stream.
Time Warner Cable MoviePass subscribers now have access to Vutopia’s movie service on their PC and Mac computers and laptops across the cable operator’s entire footprint.
Avail-TVN has come up with some new dynamic ad insertion (DAI) tools to help content providers monetize VOD viewing.
SeaChange and Tellabs will jointly demonstrate a new ad-targeting technology for over-the-top video that is based on Web browser activity.
Dynamic ad insertion vendor This Technology has added former Motorola and Broadbus Technologies executive Jeffery Binder to its board of directors.
CableLabs’ booth at the upcoming Cable Show will demonstrate how cable is moving at a gallop to innovate, with everything from augmented reality to a new way to tag and ID video content.
After passing regulatory muster, SeaChange announced that it had completed the sale of its broadcast server and storage unit to a private investment group that has named the newly formed company XOR Media.
Leveraging its success with Comcast, the transcoder vendor will power multi-screen services from Columbus Communications.
SeaChange International has extended the shelf life of older, QAM-based set-top boxes with the release of its Nitro Now software.
Comcast’s landmark deal with the Walt Disney Co. is starting to bear fruit with the news that WatchESPN is now available to Comcast’s subscribers.
The video processing specialist also named Kevin O’Hara, CEO of Integra Telecom, as its chairman of the board.
NCTA President and CEO Michael Powell has signed on to speak at The Cable Center’s second-annual Academic and Cable Telecommunications (ACT) Forum.
Social networking is wreaking a profound change in TV-viewing habits.
The company’s 10-year plan will focus on providing services both in the home and on the go – if it can capitalize on its wireless acquisitions.
Being “restricted” to satellite distribution is merely encouragement for Dish to pursue novel strategies for providing advanced services.
Rau, who will continue as a member of SeaChange’s board of directors, took over as interim CEO when founder, chairman and CEO William Styslinger retired.
Harmonic announced it is bringing its video compression tech to the integrated receiver-decoder (IRD) market with the introduction of the ProView 7100, while Motorola Mobility has introduced a family of combo IRD-transcoders.
Cable operators are by now very aware of the shifting landscape in content consumption and delivery technologies, as well as the potential changes this will drive in advertising on linear TV and IP-connected devices.
The company adds Web-based features for viewers watching baseball games with their tablets in their hand.