Interactive TV

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Shazam beats cable ITV platforms to the plate with Major League Baseball deal

Shazam said it struck a deal with MLB Advanced Media which will allow baseball fans watching games on TV to receive interactive content on their smartphones and tablet computers.

Microsoft hires CBS veteran Nancy Tellem to produce interactive TV programming

Look for Microsoft to step up the amount of original interactive TV programming that could be distributed on the Xbox following its move to hire former CBS Network Television Entertainment Group president Nancy Tellem.

Comporium launches Fourthwall's Yellow Pages on TV

FourthWall Media struck a deal with Comporium Communications to deploy its Yellow Pages on TV app on its cable system in Rock Hill, S.C.

NBC Sports signs Shazam to deliver interactive Olympics programming

NBC Sports said it will use Shazam's automatic content (ACR) technology to deliver interactive programming to viewers watching its Summer Olympics programming on NBC, NBC Sports Network, MSNBC, Bravo and CNBC.

SeaChange buys interactive TV firm Flashlight Engineering

SeaChange (Nasdaq: SEAC) said it bought Portland, Ore.-based interactive-TV software developer Flashlight Consulting. The deal gives the video-on-demand technology vendor Flashlight software that the...

Microsoft announces NUads for Xbox, customer plans

Microsoft this week formally announced availability of its NUads interactive-TV advertising platform for Xbox Live, along with three major advertiser customers already working with the new format.

Aussie app developer bets on Samsung for wagering play

Two Way, an Australian interactive TV developer, is set to turn an array of Samsung (OTC: SSNLF.PK) Internet-enabled TVs, smartphones, tablets, Blu-ray players and home theater systems into wagering...

Ensequence gets $26M in latest funding round

The concept of smart TVs and their potential to connect with consumers has been fueling venture capital investment in the space of late, especially in the area of app development. The latest company

Ensequence to expand into connected TVs, mobile with $26M investment

Interactive TV technology provider Ensequence said Thursday that it secured commitments for about $26 million from investors in a funding round that was led by Myrian Capital. The company also named

Lauder, Cuban invest in social TV startup Flingo

Interactive TV pioneer Gary Lauder and Dallas Mavericks owner and HDNet founder Mark Cuban have invested in social TV startup Flingo, which uses automatic content recognition technology to let users