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blinkx shares 50/50 on ads for UGC

blinkx, the video search engine, has revealed a unique technology to remunerate consumers who have embedded video clips into their blogs or webpages. Based on blinkx’s AdHoc platform, the new application places highly-relevant text advertisements against embedded video from popular sharing sites such as YouTube, GoogleVideo and DailyMotion. blinkx will share 50 per cent of […]

October 11, 2007

ExpressCard TV tuner

Hauppauge Digital, PC TV technology provider, has introduced an ExpressCard TV tuner, giving owners of the laptop computers a quick way to add free live TV to their PCs. The Hauppauge WinTV HVR-1400 provides analogue and digital (Freeview) TV reception via the new ExpressCard format. The card also comes with Hauppauge’s WinTV 6 viewing software […]

October 11, 2007

CNN on Joost

From Colin Mann in Cannes CNN International is launching on Internet TV service Joost in Europe. In an agreement with parent company Turner Broadcasting, the deal with Joost also includes Turner’s entertainment brand Adult Swim. Turner’s content will roll out on Joost in Europe from October. Previously available via invitation only, Joost became publicly available […]

October 11, 2007

Smart Telecom selects Thomson triple play solutions

Smart Telecom, Irish telecoms provider, has selected Thomson to provide an end-to-end solution for its launch of advanced triple-play packages. In support of the Smart Telecom services, Thomson will provide a solution integrating its IPTV solution with its Cirpack VoIP softswitch to enable unique communications services in addition to interactive and on-demand video. Smart Telecom, […]

October 11, 2007

No comment from EuroNews on YouTube

From Colin Mann in Cannes International news channel EuroNews has created a new channel based on its No Comment programme. On No Comment TV, Internet users will be able to view a selection of images renewed daily by EuroNews, including images that can’t be seen elsewhere. The stories are always topical and may be spectacular […]

October 11, 2007

JumpTV growth

Internet broadcaster JumpTV says subscribers increased by about 19 per cent to 86,000 between August 9 and September 30, while Q3 ended with a record level of subscribers for its international and sports divisions.

October 11, 2007

Operax and Orca bring QoS to IPTV

Operax, vendor of dynamic resource and admission Control solutions for IP service quality, and Orca Interactive, provider of IPTV middleware and applications, have combined for a solution allowing operators to manage their service expansion while ensuring Quality of Service (QoS) for advanced video and IPTV services. The new solution will enable operators to quickly deploy […]

October 10, 2007

Google puts YouTube to work on ads

Google is taking the first steps toward turning its powerful advertising network, which places ads on hundreds of thousands of Internet sites, into a system for distributing content, and more ads, across the Web. It is introducing a service to allow websites in its ad network to embed relevant videos from some YouTube content creators. […]

October 10, 2007

Babelgum offers content upload

From Colin Mann in Cannes New generation global Internet TV network Babelgum has launched a new direct upload facility for independent producers, rights owners and programme partners to manage their assets on the online platform. In addition, on 29th October 2007, the facility’s features will advance to provide for the simultaneous upload of entire content […]

October 10, 2007

Torque.TV online

Torque.TV, an Internet television network for vehicle enthusiasts, has launched offering full screen, broadcast quality video entertainment 24/7 around the globe. It says streaming rates and screen size can be tailored to view on a mobile device or a plasma screen, with the detail and quality required to watch fast moving footage.

October 10, 2007