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TVOT NYC 2018 Early-Bird Registration Ends This Week

Early-bird registration for ITVT's ninth annual East Coast TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC 2018 (December 6th, at the SVA Theatre in Manhattan) ends at midnight Sunday, September 30th.

Early-bird registration allows you to attend TVOT NYC for just $775 , representing a savings of $300 off the regular price of a ticket (and guaranteeing you a seat at this limited-attendance event).

To take advantage of this discounted...

Last Chance Super-Early-Bird Discount for TVOT NYC 2018!

Super-early-bird registration for ITVT's ninth annual East Coast TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC 2018 (December 6th, at the SVA Theatre in Manhattan's Chelsea district), ends at midnight tonight: Friday, September 14th.

Super-early-bird registration allows you to attend TVOT NYC for just $675 , representing a savings of $400 off the regular price of a ticket (and guaranteeing you a seat at this limited-attendance event).

To take advantage...

A Remembrance: Salute to Tom & Scott

We are continuing our memorial to two well-loved and seminal figures in the interactive/advanced TV industry, Tom Hagopian and Scott Higgins, with this remembrance from Allison Dollar, CEO of the ITV Alliance: By Allison Dollar It’s hard to fathom that our community has lost two of its leading lights so early and almost literally at the same time. Our comrades in arms, Tom Hagopian and Scott Higgins were fundamentally committed to interactive television, both as...

Just 3 More Days to Buy Your Super-Early-Bird Tickets to TVOT NYC 2018!

Super-early-bird registration for ITVT's ninth annual East Coast TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC 2018 (December 6th, at the SVA Theatre in Manhattan's Chelsea district), ends just 3 days from now, at midnight Friday, September 14th.

Super-early-bird registration allows you to attend TVOT NYC for just $675 , representing a savings of $400 off the regular price of a ticket (and guaranteeing you a seat at this limited-attendance event).
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TVOT NYC 2018 Super-Early-Bird Registration Ends This Friday

Super-early-bird registration for ITVT's ninth annual East Coast TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC 2018 (December 6th, at the SVA Theatre in Manhattan's Chelsea district), ends at midnight Friday, September 14th.

Super-early-bird registration allows you to attend TVOT NYC for just $675 , representing a savings of $400 off the regular price of a ticket (and guaranteeing you a seat at this limited-attendance event).

To take advantage of...

New Event Will Examine How Advanced-TV/Video Technologies Can Improve Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

ITVT would like to encourage our readers to attend what promises to be an important and informative event, produced by LAVA Digital Media. Entitled " High Tech in a Dangerous World: How Next Gen TV, AI/AR/VR 'Save the Day' from Disaster ," the event will take place 12:30-3:00PM on Monday, September 17th at the Arizona State University California Center (725 Arizona Ave., Santa Monica, CA). It will examine how ATSC 3.0 and other advanced-TV/video technologies...

In Memory of Tom Hagopian

ITVT heard last week--just after we learned of the untimely passing of Scott Higgins--that another seminal figure in our industry, Tom Hagopian, had died. Our condolences to his family and friends. Tom's colleague and friend, Tracey Scheppach, has sent in her memories of him--and if any other readers would like to send in their reminiscences, we would be honored to publish them in the ITVT newsletter and on our Web site. Tracey's memories of Tom...

In Memory of Scott Sanders Higgins

Scott Higgins was a 2005 receipient of our ITVT Award for Leadership. * Kevin Cohen rememberance * Cathy Hetzel rememberance * Jonathan Boltax rememberance ITVT learned over the weekend that Scott Higgins, a seminal figure in the early days of interactive TV in the US, had died. His death has come as a shock to his many friends in the TV industry and beyond: he was just 59 and had appeared to be in excellent...

ITVT Presents...TVOT NYC 2018!

The TV of Tomorrow Show's Annual East Coast Event Will Take Place Thursday, December 6th at New York's Famous SVA Theatre TVOT NYC 2018 Will Feature 100+ Expert Speakers and Panelists; Hands-On Exhibits, Workshops and Master Classes; Unparalleled Opportunities for Networking and Deal-Making; New Branding Options for Sponsors and Exhibitors; Our Popular Holiday Party; and Much, Much More Tickets on Sale Now : Special Early-Bird and Group Rates Available ITVT is pleased to announce that...

Audio Recordings of TVOT SF 2018 Sessions Now Available for Purchase

For those of you who couldn't make it to TVOT SF 2018 , ITVT is pleased to announce that audio recordings of all 37 sessions (including panels, keynotes and firesides) from the show are now available for purchase. The recordings are priced at $100 per session. However, we are offering substantial discounts for bulk purchases, as well as to TVOT SF 2018 speakers, sponsors and attendees. To inquire about discounts, please email us at tracyswedlow@gmail.com...

What Ever Became of the Transmedia Movement?

Transmedia guru Jeff Gomez has moved his theoretical framework away from the “hero’s journey” to a new and broader framework, “The Collective Journey,” as presented at StoryWorld3. By Nick DeMartino http://www.nickdemartino.net/ Remember “Transmedia”? At the beginning of this decade ‘transmedia’ was a buzzworthy catch-all term describing an emerging group of media formats and practices that seemed poised to become a major force within the entertainment business. I found myself pondering the fate of transmedia after...

TVOT SF 2018 Photos Now Available

ITVT is pleased to present photos from TVOT SF 2018 (June 13th-14th). A small selection can be seen below. The rest of the photos are available for viewing on our SmugMug page , where personal use low-res and commercial use high-res versions are available for purchase. Once again, thanks to all the sponsors, moderators, speakers and attendees, who made TVOT SF 2018 a truly memorable event! Stay tuned for announcements about our next show, TVOT...

Announcing the Winners of the 15th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television

ITVT is pleased to announce the winners of the 15th annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television. The Awards were presented at The TV of Tomorrow Show in San Francisco on June 13th. The award for " Most Significant Newcomer " (i.e. the company or organization that was the most significant newcomer/breakthrough player of the past year) went to Videa . The award for " Most Significant Technology, Platform or Product " (i.e...

TVOT SF 2018: Amazon, ACR, Ad-Supported VOD, Cord-Shifting, Measurement and More

ITVT is pleased to announce the following TVOT SF 2018 Sessions: 10:10-10:35AM, June 13th Hawthorn Room Sandeep Gupta, VP of Product Development, Amazon Fire TV, in Conversation with Janko Roettgers, Senior Silicon Valley Correspondent, Variety In conversation with Janko Roettgers, Senior Silicon Valley Correspondent for Variety, Sandeep Gupta, VP of Product Development for Amazon Fire TV, will discuss Fire TV's evolution, its integration of voice technology, the impact of OTA on consumer viewing habits, how...

TVOT SF 2018: TV and Mobility--Self-Driving Cars, Location Data, and More

ITVT is pleased to announce two TVOT SF 2018 sessions that will explore the intersection of TV and mobility. Here are the listings for the sessions from the show agenda: June 13th, Wednesday 11:55AM-12:20PM Cypress Room Driving the Future: Why New Mobility Matters to Digital Broadcast, Content and Services From connected cars, commuters and travelers; to data-rich partnerships between smart cities and multi-modal mobility providers; to the accelerating global race for true self-driving cars--all will...