Tech Briefs

Apr 1, 2002  •  Post A Comment

Wink, VoteHere to develop ITV voting
Interactive TV provider Wink Communications has agreed to work with VoteHere, a supplier of electronic and online voting technology, to launch a system that would let viewers vote via interactive television. VoteHere’s software has been approved by the Federal Election Commission.
Interactive Network merger moves ahead
The shareholders of Interactive Network approved its proposed merger with Two Way TV, which develops multiplayer interactive TV applications and enhanced TV games. Interactive Network holds core patents related to interactive television.
Chyron unveils video server
Chyron Corp. introduced a new video server capable of handling ingest, edit and playout of broadcast-quality video and audio from anywhere on a broadcast network. The Aprisa Video Clip Server system can be configured for up to eight discrete video channels or four channels with key or four channels with in-channel transitions.