IBC: TiVo, Verimatrix partner; Harmonic boosts decoding

More online video news from around the world:

> TiVo and Verimatrix are using IBC 2012 conference in Amsterdam to announce a partnership between TiVo's digital video recording technology and the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS). Release

> Harmonic has introduced an integrated receiver-decoder, transcoder and stream processor at IBC that it says can support 4:2:2 compressed video streams in MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC 8/10-bit formats. Release

> Envivio used IBC to announce an encoding appliance that it says provides "6x density compared to the current" 4Caster G4 encoding platform. Release

> The tea leaves (and, OK those and news releases) are telling AndroidOS.in that Sony's about to launch Google TV boxes in 80 global markets. Story

> Good news in France: online viewership reach 32.1 million in June, up 8 percent since January. Story

> Bad news in Spain: online video movie store Youzee is changing its business model and canning about 80 percent of its workforce. Story

And finally… Hulu is now available to Apple TV customers in Japan--a year after Hulu launched in the country. Story