Events

Round-Up of Media Coverage of the TV of Tomorrow Show 2010

Here is a round-up of some of the coverage of the TV of Tom orr ow Show 2010 from the trade press and blogs: A&E Exec: Having Fewer Ads Online Was "a Huge Mistake," by Janko Roettgers, NewTeeVee Boxee's Ronen: The DVR Is Dying , by Jeff Baumgartner, Light Reading Cable Cable Breaks Out the ITV Drano , by Jeff Baumgartner, Light Reading Cable Canoe Floats its EBIF Templates , by Linda Hardesty, Communications Technology/Cable360.net...

ALERT: Deadline for Entries for the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards for Interactive Media is April 30th

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Interactive Media Peer Group (IMPG) has announced that the deadline for submitting entries for the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media is April 30th.

Entries can be submitted online at http://www.emmys.tv , and additional entry and eligibility information is available at http://www.emmys.tv/interactive .

This year's Primetime Emmy Awards for Interactive Media honor creative excellence in interactive programs...

New iTV Doctor Column Profiles Time Warner Cable's Joan Gillman

--[itvt]'s Daily News Coverage to Resume Later This Week
[itvt] has just published the first in a new series of columns from " The iTV Doctor Is In " columnist, Rick Howe . Entitled " The iTV Doctor: Profiles " and sponsored by HSN, the columns will profile various prominent figures in the interactive TV industry, starting with Joan Gillman, president of media sales at Time Warner Cable .

The [itvt] editorial team is currently working on a round-up issue that...

The Winners of the 7th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television

[itvt] is pleased to announce the winners of the 7th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television, which were presented at a ceremony last Wednesday at the TV of Tomorrow Show. The award for " Most Significant Impact " (i.e. the company or organization that has had the most significant impact on the industry as a whole over the past year) went to CableLabs for EBIF . The award for " Most Significant...

Announcing the Schedule of Sessions for EBIF Intensive

[itvt] is pleased to announce the schedule of sessions for EBIF Intensive (takes place at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco on Friday, March 5th--i.e. the day after The TV of Tomorrow Show 2010 ). The schedule is included in full below, and a PDF version can be downloaded here .

While EBIF Intensive tickets are priced at $ 875 , TV of Tomorrow Show 2010 attendees and...

Announcing the Schedule of Sessions for The TV of Tomorrow Show 2010

[itvt] is pleased to announce the schedule of sessions for The TV of Tomorrow Show 2010 (March 3rd-4th, San Francisco) . The schedule is included in full below. Our PDF version can be downloaded here .
Tickets are now at FULL PRICE of $1275. Tickets can be purchased here . Schedule of Events for Wednesday, March 3rd
8:00-8:45AM
Registration, Breakfast, Schmoozing and Networking


8:45-9:00AM
...

[itvt] Presents "EBIF Intensive," a One-Day Workshop Featuring Canoe Ventures and CableLabs

--Will Take Place March 5th, Immediately after The TV of Tomorrow Show
--Tickets on Sale Now: Special Low Rates for TV of Tomorrow Show Attendees and Speakers
[itvt] is pleased to present " EBIF Intensive ," a special one-day workshop/dialog event that will take place in San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 5th, the day after The TV of Tomorrow Show (March 3rd and 4th) .

The event--which will be informal, intimate, interactive, and, of course, intensive--is sponsored by Canoe Ventures and CableLabs, the two organizations tasked with developing and implementing the US cable industry's...

News Round-Up

--Amazon Launches "Disc+ On Demand" Promotion
--AFI Publishes Videos from its Annual DigiFest
--Oprah Winfrey's OWN in Multiplatform Partnership with Documentary Distributor
Here is a round-up of some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: Online retailer, Amazon.com , has launched a promotion called " Disc+ On Demand ," under which customers who purchase a title on DVD or Blu-ray disc are provided, at no additional charge, with instant on-demand access to a standard-definition version of that title. The on-demand version of the title is automatically added to customers' digital libraries. Currently,...

Open IPTV Forum Trumpets Success of its First Interop Event, Promises More for 2010

The Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) --an industry group that is attempting to bring together telcos, consumer electronics manufacturers, and network infrastructure providers, in order to develop specifications for an open, end-to-end solution that will facilitate development and deployment of interactive, personalized IPTV services (note: the organization, whose founding members include Ericsson, FT Group, Nokia Siemens, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sony and Telecom Italia, recently published the Architecture Specification for IPTV infrastructure elements and services to be...

Dick Clark Productions to Offer Interactive Live Streaming Coverage of AMAs' Red Carpet on Facebook

--Ustream-Powered Show to Feature Participation by Facebook's Randi Zuckerberg, Brandee Barker
Dick Clark Productions (DCP) contacted [itvt] Wednesday to let us know that it is teaming with Facebook (which, according to new figures from Nielsen's VideoCensus, is now the third-largest broadband video site after YouTube and Hulu in total streams) to add a live, interactive broadband video element to its annual American Music Awards (AMA) .

According to the company, its collaboration with the social networking service will see the AMAs' first-ever...

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