Forum created for connected TV gaming

A new forum has been created by a number of interactive TV companies for the development of games on connected TVs.

The Connected TV Game Forum has been established by Accedo, Betfair, PlayJam, RallyPoint and Two Way Media. It aims to develop a common approach to gaming requirements for connected TV devices including functionality, features and open standards. In a joint statement, the forum said: “the forum will seek to voice a clear, collective opinion on the requisite technical and commercial factors for compelling games services, primarily targeting key consumer electronics platforms.” The forum is inviting other companies to join and has created a website,