'Header Features'

Radio: Zodiac Interactive CEO, Brandon Brown, and COO, Alex Libkind

In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," Zodiac Interactive's new CEO, Brandon Brown, and the company's founder and COO, Alex Libkind, provide an extensive update on Zodiac's recent activities and on its goals for the coming year. Topics discussed include the reasons
behind Brown's appointment as CEO; what he hopes to achieve in his new position; Zodiac's PowerUp tru2way framework and its future;...

Radio: Macrovision's EVP of Product Management and Marketing, Corey Ferengul

In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of
Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," Corey Ferengul, EVP of
product management and marketing at Macrovision, provides an
overview of that company's products and strategy. Topics covered
include the company's various guidance products, including its new
"Neon" EPG, which was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in
Las Vegas earlier this year; how the company is implementing...

Radio: Boxee CEO, Avner Ronen

In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," Avner Ronen , CEO of Boxee , discusses his company and the emerging over-the-top-TV space in general. Topics covered include Boxee's recently unveiled API and its new iPhone application; the company's business model and revenue- generating strategy; its positioning vis-à-vis other over-the-top providers; why the company's service is open source and free-to-use; how the company views the cable...

Radio: Rebecca Rusk Lim on Starz' New EBIF Application

Rebecca Rusk Lim
In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," Rebecca Rusk Lim, senior director of advanced services at Starz (and a recipient of a 2009 [itvt] Award for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television), discusses the company's new, EBIF-based "Enteract Now" application, which debuted at the NCTA Cable Show last week and which allows viewers to instantly link--via on-screen shortcuts--to the on-demand version of the movie or...

Radio: James Brickmeier on Concurrent's New Multi-Screen Product Strategy

James Brickmeier
Concurrent, a company best known for its VOD solutions, recently announced a new, multiplatform product strategy, which it says will see it delivering "end-to-end multi-screen video software solutions"--i.e. video solutions for PC's and mobile devices, as well as televisions. In
this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," James Brickmeier, Concurrent's VP and general manager of converged video solutions, provides an in-depth overview of the new...

Radio: Invidi's Howard Fiderer on the Company's New ADS4EBIF System

In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," Howard Fiderer, VP of product line management at Invidi Technologies, provides an overview of the company's newly launched ADS4EBIF addressable advertising system for ETV/EBIF, as well as an overview of its flagship Advatar addressable advertising platform; outlines the challenges of working with ETV/EBIF and the challenges facing the addressable advertising industry in general; discusses Invidi's roadmap for the...

Exclusive: Alcatel-Lucent, iCueTV, Integra5, Tellytopia Join itaas' istart ETV Developer Program

itaas's Vibha Rustagi Discusses the Program with [itvt]

itaas , an Atlanta-based company that provides a range of development, integration and testing services for interactive TV, says it has added four new members to its istart Enhanced TV (ETV) Developer Program: Alcatel-Lucent, iCueTV, Integra5, a nd Tellytopia, all of which are, of course, developing applications based on the US cable industry's ETV/EBIF standard. According to itaas, the istart ETV Developer Program provides members with tools, documentation, software upgrades and support for the TVWorks...

[itvt] Radio: Orca Interactive's VP of Sales and Marketing, Sefy Ariely

Sefy Ariely , VP of sales and marketing at IPTV middleware and applications provider, Orca Interactive , discusses some of the company's newest offerings. They include an end-to-end hybrid solution for delivering TV over the open Internet, social TV applications, and a personalization capability that makes use of fingerprint-recognition technology. Ariely also discusses Orca's new deployment in Russia, the company's roadmap for the coming year, the significance of IMS for the IPTV space, how the...

[itvt] Radio: Comcast Media Center Execs Discuss HITS AxIS

In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," Comcast Media Center (CMC) COO, Gary Traver , and Homer Gonzalez III , product manager for CMC’s HITS AxIS offering (note: the latter, whose name stands for "Headend in the Sky Advanced Interactive Services," is a centralized platform that operates on the National Authorization System and that is billed as being designed to support developers of advanced OCAP/tru2way and ETV/EBIF interactive TV applications and to facilitate th

Interview: John Callahan, CTO of ActiveVideo Networks

ActiveVideo Networks (formerly ICTV) recently appointed interactive TV pioneer, John Callahan, as its CTO. Callahan previously spent 15 years at Time Warner Cable, where he was involved in many of the operator's interactive TV and VOD initiatives, and where he served most recently as SVP of software engineering for its Advanced Technology Group. He was a significant contributor to the creation of the Time Warner Cable Pegasus digital television system architecture, and to such seminal...

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