YouView as introduced a Remote Record App, joining established platforms Sky+ and Virgin Media’s TiVo in the ability to set recordings on the receiver, from an iPhone or iPad.
NOW TV has begun a trial of Sky Sports on the PC and Mac ahead of a full launch early next year.
MTV has just launched a new real time second screen app to accompany the latest Jersey Shore incarnation, Gandia Shore in Spain.
Traditional TV viewing remains stable in among US viewers, but second screen usage is growing fast.
38% of US adult broadband users currently participate in “social TV” activity at least a couple of times per year, according to new research from The Diffusion Group.
MIPCOM 2012 – Cannes. Sky Italia has chosen HyperTV and Civolution for the first ever social media gaming experience related to X Factor 2012.
Zeebox has launched in the US in partnership with Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, HBO and Cinemax.
Dutch cable operator Ziggo has launched streaming live TV for Android tablets and smartphones initially offering 14 channels.
Shazam has expanded its Shazam for TV second screen service, saying it can now support any US channel at anytime of day.
IBC 2012 – AMSTERDAM. Stand 14.552. Hilversum=based software and app developer has launched iFanzy, the first TV guide for the second screen on the iPad.