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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1 year 8 months ago
"The Essence of Excellence: How to Create Awesome TV Apps" at TVOT NYC 2015 [itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT NYC 2015 (December 3rd) session, "The Essence of Excellence: How to Create Awesome TV Apps." The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "Making sure the quality of the app matches the quality of the content is one of the most important things a content provider can do to ensure service success.... Read more
1 year 9 months ago
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Radio [itvt]: The Second Wave of Social TV at TVOT NYC 2015 [itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT NYC 2015 session, "The Second Wave of Social TV." The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "Despite the fact that some high-profile, early-stage implementations of social TV failed to resonate with audiences, the medium now appears to be gaining significant traction, driven by a number of recent, innovative... Read more
1 year 9 months ago
[itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT NYC 2015 keynote fireside, "The Stars of Live Social Broadcasting." The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "This session features an unprecedented line-up of the top stars of Periscope and YouNow, who will offer insights into the live social broadcasting phenomenon from the creator perspective. Among other things, the session will focus on how these creators are... Read more
1 year 9 months ago
[itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT NYC 2015 session, "Live Social Broadcasting and its Implications for Television." The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "The past year or so has seen a range of live social broadcasting platforms come into prominence, each with its own unique user experience, 'stars,' programming formats, incipient monetization techniques, and audience demographics. This session... Read more
1 year 11 months ago
[itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of "Meet the Plurals: Beyond Millennials--The Next Generation of Video Consumers," a session from the The TV of Tomorrow Show 2015 Insights Track, which was organized by Frank N. Magid Associates. The session was described in the TVOT 2015 show brochure as follows: "As we focus on Millennials, the next generation is already entering college and the workforce. And while Millennials are deemed to be... Read more
2 years 1 day ago
Last month Spanish-language broadcaster, Univision, launched two interactive/social TV apps: the "Conecta" app, which is designed to enhance its music-based reality show, "La Banda"; and the "UniNovelas" app, which is targeted at viewers of its popular "telenovelas" (soap operas). The apps were the result of a partnership with cross-media interactive TV company, Screenz, which will see the latter creating a range of "customized digital... Read more
2 years 1 week ago
Last month, Rovi announced a joint initiative with speech-recognition specialist, Nuance Communications, that will see the companies collaborating on an end-to-end solution for conversational entertainment discovery. The solution will integrate Nuance's Dragon TV voice-recognition, text-to-speech and voice biometrics technologies with Rovi's cloud-based Conversational Services. In this video interview with [itvt] Editor-in-Chief, Tracy Swedlow,... Read more
2 years 3 weeks ago
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In this audio interview with [itvt] Editor-in-Chief, Tracy Swedlow, David Mendels, CEO of online video platform provider Brightcove, discusses how that company plans to make use of Apple's recently announced tvOS.  
2 years 1 month ago
[itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of a TVOT 2015 Grand Finale session, "The Reality of Virtual Reality." The session, which was organized and moderated by Brian Seth Hurst, Managing Partner of StoryTech, was described in the show brochure as follows: "With the arrival of the Samsung Gear VR and Google Cardboard; with the holiday season promising the Valve/HTC Vive powered by SteamVR, to be followed by Oculus Rift in Q1 2016 and... Read more
2 years 1 month ago
[itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of "The Research POV on OTT," a session from the TVOT 2015 Insights Track, which was organized by Frank N. Magid Associates. The session was described in the TVOT 2015 show brochure as follows: "With over 50% of households now equipped with at least one streaming service, and an increasing share of viewing taking place via the growing number of OTT providers, the impact on the TV landscape becomes... Read more
2 years 2 months ago
[itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT 2015 keynote by Albie Hecht, General Manager of HLN. The keynote was described in the show brochure as follows: "Albie Hecht is leading HLN's efforts to transform itself into what it terms 'the first all-screens home for the best social news and lifestyle content in the world.' And it seems that the network's strategy of targeting an audience of 'Millennials and the Millennial-minded'... Read more
2 years 2 months ago
"The Battle for TV Everywhere: MVPD's vs. Networks. Who Will Win?" at TVOT 2015 [itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT 2015 session, "The Battle for TV Everywhere: MVPD's vs. Networks. Who Will Win?" The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "As OTT TV usage booms, the battle for control of TV Everywhere is on. Who will win? The MVPD's who control the Internet for 85% of the US population? Or the networks... Read more
2 years 3 months ago
[itvt] is pleased to present audio recordings of the two opening sessions of the TVOT 2015 Insights Track: "Beyond the Hype: Insights from the Frontline of TV" and "Meet the Millennials: A Live Panel Discussion with Members of the 'Me' Generation." The Insights Track was organized and moderated by Frank N. Magid Associates. The sessions were described in the TVOT 2015 show brochure as follows: Beyond the Hype: Insights from the Frontline of TV... Read more
2 years 3 months ago
Drawing on insights gained from Ericsson's unique position at the convergence of telecommunications, the Internet and media, Senior Vice President Pete Thompson explores the current state of the pay-TV industry and the key technologies that are driving the transformation of TV and media in general. From technological and business innovations to ongoing cultural shifts, Thompson discusses the bets and changes that broadcasters, operators, content... Read more
2 years 4 months ago
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TVOT San Franciso June 23-24th http://www.thetvoftomorrowshow.com   Radio [itvt]: StoryTech's Brian Seth Hurst and Lori H. Schwartz on VR, Millennials and Plurals at TVOT 2015 Brian Seth Hurst and Lori H. Schwartz are co-founders of StoryTech, an agency dedicated to "informed collaboration between storytellers (including brands) and technology companies." At TVOT 2015 in San Francisco next week (purchase your tickets here!), Schwartz will be... Read more
2 years 4 months ago
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[itvt] is please to announce the TVOT 2015 Master Class, "It's Time to Change the Channel: How Audience Data Hubs Will Drive TV to a New Frontier." The Master Class--led by Experian Marketing Services executives, Brienna Pinnow, Brad Danaher and Kevin Heindl--will take place at 12:40PM on Tuesday, June 23rd (during lunch); and again at 12:05PM on Wednesday, June 24th. It is one of four Master Classes at TVOT 2015 (the others will be presented by... Read more
2 years 4 months ago
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EPAM Master Class at TVOT 2015: Beyond "Watch" Apps: Building a Better Audience with Adobe Products [itvt] is please to announce the TVOT 2015 Master Class, "Beyond 'Watch' Apps: Building a Better Audience with Adobe Products." The Master Class--led by Martin Focazio, Senior Director of Strategy and Business Consulting at EPAM Systems--will take place at 11:40AM on Tuesday, June 23rd; and again at 9:10AM on Wednesday, June 24th. It is one of... Read more
2 years 8 months ago
[itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT NYC 2014 session, "The Refashioning of Pay-TV's Technology and Content Infrastructure." The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "By most accounts, the past few months have been a rocky time for pay-TV: according to a recent report from Leichtman Research Group, for example, the 13 largest operators in the US (representing 95% of the market) lost 150,000 video... Read more
2 years 8 months ago
"Content over Distribution: Fluid Audiences and How to Reach Them" at TVOT NYC 2014 [itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT NYC 2014 session, "Content over Distribution: Fluid Audiences and How to Reach Them" The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "TV today is just video, and audiences don't care about the first screen or the second screen; they care about the Best Screen Available (BSA). What does this... Read more
2 years 9 months ago
PART 2 "Putting it All Together: The 360-Degree UX" at TVOT NYC 2014 [itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT NYC 2014 session, "Putting it All Together: The 360-Degree UX." The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "In a highly competitive television marketplace, the winners will be those who can achieve high marks in every dimension of the user experience. As businesses battle for supremacy, or seek to... Read more

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