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2 years 10 months ago
Earlier this month, measurement company Rentrak announced a deal with WPP that will see it purchasing Kantar Media's U.S. TV measurement business for $98 million in stock. Rentrak also announced that WPP-owned media-buying company, GroupM, will use its national and local TV data, and that WPP will purchase $56 million of Rentrak stock. In this recorded interview with [itvt] editor-in-chief, Tracy Swedlow, Rentrak corporate president, Cathy... Read more
2 years 10 months ago
Interview: AT&T AdWorks President, Mike Welch, on the Company's New Deals to Measure the Impact of Commercials on Purchasing Behavior AT&T AdWorks recently announced a partnership with comScore that will allow it to measure the effectiveness of its ad campaigns by anonymously linking data on subscribers' exposure to commercials on AT&T U-verse to online and in-store purchase behavior. The company also recently announced a deal with... Read more
2 years 10 months ago
Lingospot, a provider of automatic scene-level TV metatags and metacontent, last week announced a partnership with "augmented TV" company, SeeSpace. The latter has developed an ACR-enabled device dubbed InAiR, which, when connected via HDMI between a TV and a set-top box, enhances programming with what the company describes as "a rich, dynamic and animated viewer experience using the main TV screen as well as the space between the screen and the... Read more
2 years 10 months ago
[itvt] is pleased to present video and audio recordings of the TVOT 2014 presentation by Ross Hoffman, Director of Brand Strategy at Twitter. The presentation was described in the show brochure as follows: "In this keynote presentation, Ross Hoffman, Director of Brand Strategy at Twitter, will cast light on the nexus between Twitter, TV and advertising, addressing such topics as: the different kinds of 'TV moments' on Twitter; the types of... Read more
2 years 11 months ago
POV, PBS's long-running showcase for independent non-fiction films, recently unveiled six new interactive documentary shorts that it bills as "allow[ing] audiences to engage...on a deeper level, using new technologies and new paradigms in storytelling" (note: more information on each of the documentaries can be found here). Four of the documentaries were created by alumni of POV Hackathon, POV's weekend laboratory series, which provides... Read more
2 years 11 months ago
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[itvt] is pleased to present a video recording of the TVOT 2014 session, "Live Sports: Justifying the Investment in Innovation." The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "This session will explore new technologies and platforms that are transforming live sports coverage into an interactive, social and multiplatform experience; and--at a time when sports broadcast rights are becoming increasingly expensive--will also attempt to... Read more
2 years 12 months ago
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Interview: Brian Greene, Professor of Physics and Mathematics at Columbia University, Discusses his New, Video-Centric Online Educational Platform, World Science U In this recently recorded interview with [itvt] editor-in-chief, Tracy Swedlow, BRIAN GREENE, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, discusses his work on the educational video platform, World Science U, which launched last April. The highly social and... Read more
3 years 1 week ago
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[itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT 2014 session, "A City Is Another TV Channel." The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "Entertainment is only one of many content types arriving on television and second and third screens. Increasingly, individuals and households are using these screens to consume services that leverage the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT): One of the most exciting developments in... Read more
3 years 6 months ago
Interview: Dijit Media CEO, Jeremy Toeman, Discusses his Company's Acquisition by Viggle Last week, social-TV loyalty-program company, Viggle, acquired Dijit Media, a company best known for its programming guidance app, NextGuide, and its TV tune-in tool, the Dijit Reminder Button. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. News of the acquisition came a little more than a month after Viggle announced the acquisition of Wetpaint, a social... Read more
3 years 6 months ago
Interview: Co-Founder, Dale Herigstad, on SeeSpace's New "Augmented Television" Device, InAiR At CES earlier this month, SeeSpace, a start-up co-founded by multiple-Emmy-winning interactive media designer, Dale Herigstad, unveiled an ACR-enabled "augmented television" device dubbed InAiR, that analyzes the programming the viewer is watching, and overlays related content. The content is presented via an innovative and graphically rich user... Read more
3 years 6 months ago
"TV Advertising 2.0 Is Here: Is the Industry Ready?" at TVOT NYC 2013 [itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT NYC 2013 session, "TV Advertising 2.0 Is Here: Is the Industry Ready?" The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "This session will identify the most significant new technologies, platforms, business models and strategies currently disrupting the TV advertising space, and attempt to determine their... Read more
3 years 7 months ago
Keynote by David Lyle, CEO of National Geographic Channels, at TVOT NYC 2013 [itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT NYC 2013 keynote presentation by David Lyle, CEO ofNational Geographic Channels. The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "David Lyle, CEO of National Geographic Channels, will cast light on his company's new television strategy, including its digital-/interactive-/social-TV plans--showing how... Read more
3 years 7 months ago
[itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT NYC 2013 session, "TV Everywhere: Catalyst for the TV of Tomorrow?" The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "This session will attempt to identify the most significant recent developments in TVE, and to anticipate how they will impact television's roadmap over the coming year and beyond--from the perspective of broadcasters and content providers, pay-TV operators, the... Read more
3 years 7 months ago
[itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT NYC 2013 session, "Cable RDK Fireside." The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "Earlier this year, Time Warner Cable and Comcast formed RDK Management, LLC to manage and expand adoption of the Reference Design Kit (RDK), software for set-top boxes that is designed to accelerate the deployment of next-generation video devices and services. In this session, Time Warner... Read more
3 years 9 months ago
Social-TV company, ConnecTV, recently announced the launch of a new, free mobile app that "allows users to clip their favorite six-second moment, add an on-screen comment, and share with their friends across Twitter, Facebook, email and more, all while watching TV in real time." In this recorded interview with [itvt] editor-in-chief, Tracy Swedlow, ConnecTV co-founder and CEO, Ian Aaron, explains the strategy behind the new app and outlines the... Read more
3 years 9 months ago
Matt Evans, SVP of Digital at Nickelodeon, on The Nick App, Winner of the Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media--User Experience and Visual Design In this recorded interview with [itvt] editor-in-chief, Tracy Swedlow, and Matt Evans, SVP of digital at Nickelodeon, discuss The Nick App, which recently won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media--User Experience and Visual Design. In... Read more
3 years 10 months ago
Interview: Lisa Hsia, EVP of Bravo Digital Media, on "Top Chef's Last Chance Kitchen," Winner of the Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media--Multiplatform Storytelling In this recorded interview with [itvt] editor-in-chief, Tracy Swedlow, and Seth Shapiro, co-governor of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Interactive Media Peer Group, Lisa Hsia, EVP of Bravo Digital Media, discusses "Top Chef's Last Chance... Read more
3 years 10 months ago
Akash Goyal, Senior Producer of Digital Content and Programming at Comedy Central, on "Night of Too Many Stars," Winner of the Emmy Award for Outstanding Interactive Program In this recorded interview with [itvt] editor-in-chief, Tracy Swedlow, and Seth Shapiro, co-governor of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Interactive Media Peer Group, Akash Goyal, senior producer of digital content and programming at Comedy Central, discusses "... Read more
3 years 10 months ago
Interview: Sheri Salata, President of OWN and Harpo Studios, on the Interactive Emmy-Winning Show /Social-TV Experience, "Oprah's Life Class" In this recorded interview with [itvt] editor-in-chief, Tracy Swedlow, and Seth Shapiro, co-governor of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Interactive Media Peer Group, Sheri Salata, president of OWN and Harpo Studios, discusses "Oprah's Life Class," which just won the Emmy Award for Creative... Read more
3 years 10 months ago
Interview: VP of Digital, Maury McIntyre, on the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Emmys.com Backstage LIVE! Experience and Other Digital Initiatives Earlier this year, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences hired Maury McIntyre as VP of digital, placing him in charge of strategy, editorial, operations and revenue-generation across all its Web sites and other digital platforms. In this recorded interview with [itvt]'s editor-in-... Read more

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