Latest Radio ITVT Podcasts

The following podcasts, in reverse chronological order, feature one-on-one interviews led by Tracy Swedlow, our editor-in-chief; TVOT sessions recorded at our conferences in San Francisco and New York City; and, many other conversations with small groups of smart people we recorded over the last 10 years.
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9 years 8 months ago
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Hetzel will discuss the company's OnDemand Essentials offering--a Web-based ASP service which measures and reports anonymous, aggregate VOD usage data, such as viewership volumes and trends, and which is intended to provide customizable reports designed to help better understand viewers' VOD content preferences (note: according to Rentrak, the service processes daily data from 45 million set-top boxes. Tracy Swedlow, host. www.itvt.com
9 years 8 months ago
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Gary Sohmers, president and chairman of Interactive Meet and Greet Entertainment (IMAGE), will discuss his company's flagship Video Queue technology, which allows TV viewers to have face-to-face encounters with celebrities. (Note: Sohmers will probably be familiar to [itvt] readers who are also PBS viewers: he is a regular guest on the popular program, "Antiques Roadshow," where he appraises toys, collectibles and memorabilia.) Your host is... Read more
9 years 8 months ago
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Morgan Guenther, chairman and CEO of AirPlay, a mobile services company, will talk about his new deal with Sony Pictures Television to provide multiplayer play-along mobile gaming for the popular game show, "Jeopardy!" Join host, Tracy Swedlow of [itvt]. For more news, subscribe at www.itvt.com
9 years 8 months ago
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Phil Bender, project director for OpenCable at cable R&D organization, CableLabs, and industry veteran, Roger Brinkley, mobile and embedded community leader at Sun Microsystems, will join host, Tracy Swedlow, to discuss the current state of the OpenCable project and the tru2way spec, Java.net, the CableLabs InterOps, and upcoming conferences where tru2way/OpenCable will be featured.
9 years 8 months ago
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Our monthly “Wrap Up” panel today will feature Bill Niemeyer, chief of analysis and research at BlackArrow; David Preisman, VP of interactive television at Showtime Networks, and Paula Byrne, CEO of PushButton, an ITV developer in the UK. Our special guest will be Ashwin Navin, Co-Founder and CEO of BitTorrent who will discuss the news about Comcast. Tracy Swedlow hosts. For more: subscribe at itvt.com
9 years 9 months ago
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[itvt] EXCLUSIVE!! Our monthly “Wrap Up” panel featuring Patrick Donoghue, VP of ITV product management at Time Warner Cable; Bill Niemeyer, chief of analysis and research at BlackArrow; David Preisman, VP of interactive television at Showtime will talk to Will Kreth, director of product management for Interactive TV at Time Warner Cable. The focus is on the news, but also on the launch of OEDN.net, the first OCAP/tru2way users group. Tracy... Read more
9 years 10 months ago
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This broadcast will feature three high-profile figures from the interactive TV space--Patrick Donoghue, VP of ITV product management at Time Warner Cable; Bill Niemeyer, chief of analysis and research at BlackArrow; and David Preisman, VP of interactive television at Showtime Networks --providing a retrospective of the last month in interactive TV and presenting their picks for the month's most important ITV stories as well as a "featurette" on... Read more
9 years 10 months ago
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Tracy Swedlow, editor-in-chief of itvt.com, interviews Andrew Solmssen of Schematic during our hour about interactive TV advertising and what makes a well-designed and effective ad. He will give us great examples about what works and what doesn't and discuss the changing landscape of advertising across platforms.
9 years 10 months ago
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Steve Shannon, EVP and GM of product development at Gemstar-TV Guide joins itvt.com editor, Tracy Swedlow, to discuss his work with EPGs (Electronic Programming Guides), MyTVGuide.com, interactive advertising, and more. He will also talk about the competitive landscape of the DVR as he co-founded ReplayTV, the company that challenged the major studios with functionality that allowed users to skip over commercials and send recorded TV programs to... Read more
9 years 11 months ago
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Maven Networks recently launched an advertising platform, dubbed simply the Maven Internet TV Advertising Platform. The company touts the
new platform as introducing a series of new, non-proprietary formats that are significantly more engaging than pre-roll ads (the currently
dominant form of broadband video advertising), make for a better user experience, and deliver higher-value ad units for advertisers. Kristen talks with itvt.com... Read more
9 years 11 months ago
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Hans Fischmann is responsible for spearheading the development of the advanced media business including revenue, expenses, capital budgets, product deployment and sales and marketing plans for Charter Media (a.k.a. Charter cable). itvt.com's editor, Tracy Swedlow, talks to him about the ups and downs of developing and deploying ITV advertising projects on cable.
9 years 11 months ago
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Peter Price heads up the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), the New York organization that awards technology and engineering Emmys as well as those for daytime programming. Price will discuss controversy surrounding NATAS’s desire to award Emmys for Broadband TV programming and why ATAS (the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences - West Coast arm of the Emmys) wants to stop them. Tracy Swedlow, itvt.com’s editor,... Read more
9 years 11 months ago
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TVOT/InteractiveTV Today's roving industry experts are at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to give you on the floor immediate reporting. These roving experts are well-informed participants in the interactive community. Check out our coverage here or go to interactivetvtoday.com to subscribe to our newsletter.
9 years 11 months ago
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James Cawley, an Elvis-impersonator and actor, built the bridge of the Enterprise in a barn in New York State and filmed several new professionally-shot episodes of Star Trek based on the original characters. On-demand downloads of these episodes are reaching into the millions. What does this say about the future of on-demand, independent Broadband TV content? itvt.com's editor, Tracy Swedlow, talks to Cawley who also plays Captain Kirk.
9 years 11 months ago
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This broadcast will feature three high-profile figures from the interactive TV space--Patrick Donoghue, VP of ITV product management at Time Warner Cable; Bill Niemeyer, chief of
analysis and research at BlackArrow; and David Preisman, VP of interactive television at Showtime Networks --providing a retrospective of the year in interactive TV and presenting their picks for the year's most important ITV stories as well as their predictions... Read more
9 years 12 months ago
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This broadcast will feature Rich Begert, President/CEO and Doug Busk, the VP of Marketing, from mobile interactive TV specialist, SinglePoint. SinglePoint recently secured a deal with NBC Universal that will see it providing mobile interactive/participation TV services for a wide range of the latter's properties. One of those shows is "Project Runway...."
10 years 2 days ago
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Magnify.net is a new Web 2.0 service that allows anyone to create a video gallery and social network around clips of interest to that community which they find on the Web or by uploading their own videos. Founder and CEO, Rosenbaum, says that they have 22,000 channels, they generate 12 million page views a month, and new galleries are being uploaded every day. itvt.com editor-in-chief, Tracy Swedlow, asks Rosenbaum why he thinks the TV of... Read more
10 years 5 days ago
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Brian Seth Hurst, a well-known figure in interactive TV circles, was recently elected as vice chairman of the Academy of Television Arts &
Sciences, the organization behind the primetime Emmys. His election marks the first time ever that a new media specialist has served in such
a senior role at the Academy. Hurst will discuss, among other things, what his election says about the evolution of the Academy and of the television... Read more
10 years 1 week ago
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Joel "Jodie" McAfee was previously SVP of corporate development and marketing at The Media Group (TMG), a high-profile interactive TV advertising company/broadcaster that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this year. McAfee will discuss the events that led to that company's demise, and he and his colleague, Amy Townsend, will also tell us about their new company, BoomerangiTV.
10 years 1 week ago
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This is our innaugural show. (50:19) During the hour, we will discuss the world of interactive TV with Louis Slothouber (Chief Scientist) and Dan Levinson (EVP of Marketing) of BIAP, an innovative ITV technology vendor. An expert in artificial intelligence, Slothouber with Levinson will discuss ITV application development, patents, the cable industry, market opportunities, and new directions. Music - Creative Commons license - Pablo Perez. Our... Read more

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