Audible Magic offers new ACR plug-in for Internet browsers; DirecTV has ad-skipping technology, too

Cable industry news from across the web:

> Audible Magic announced a new browser plug-in, Audini, an Automatic Content Recognition service for interactive TVs and connected devices. News Release

> Also on the ACR front, Zeitara was granted three new patents for its video and audio fingerprinting technology platform, Vvid. News release

> Virgin Media will use Harmonic's video processing solutions for HD channel delivery of the Olympic Games in the U.K. next month. News release

And finally… DirecTV has the capability to deploy ad-skipping technology similar to Dish Network's Auto Hop service: The company bought rights to the technology five years ago. However, CEO Mike White says there are no plans to use it. Story

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