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TVOT Update - "We Are All Building It and Here They Come!" at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2014

 

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 2/26/14 (III): Qplay, Roku, Rovi, Veveo, SeaChange, ThinkAnalytics, TiVo, Evolution Digital, TMS, The Filter, NCM, Twitter, Intel, Wowza, WWE, MLBAM, TheFineBros

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2014 (June 10th-11th in San Francisco--purchase your Super-Early-Bird Discount tickets here!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format:

Saluting Scott Wallace!

A big Thank You--to Scott Wallace, the first person to purchase a ticket to The TV of Tomorrow Show 2014 (June 10th-11th in San Francisco). He bought his ticket February 5th almost immediately after we announced the show. Many of you are probably already familiar with Scott, not only due to his attendance at multiple TVOT shows in the past, but because of the infectious enthusiasm and passion for interactive and advanced TV that he brings to the shows.

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VI): Opera, TV App Agency, Participant Media, Pixel Power, PlayJam, Amlogic, Popcornflix, Roku, Revision3, Rovi, Samsung, Fox, Spotify, Univision, Channel 4

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco--Early-Bird Registration ends midnight Sunday!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format:

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VIII): Veveo, Viewbix, Viewster, Viggle, Vimond Media, "Wolverine," Vine, Volio, Vubiquity (Avail-TVN), Triveni Digital, Xstream, YouTube, YuMe

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco--Early-Bird Registration ends midnight Sunday!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format:

Video: "The Anatomy of a Companion App" at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012

[itvt] is pleased to present video and audio recordings of the special presentation, "The Anatomy of a Companion App," which was one of the highlights of The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 (June 12th-13th).

The presentation was described in the show brochure as follows:

Winners of the 64th Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards Announced

--Winners Include Netflix's Instant Streaming Service
--CableLabs Founder, Richard Green, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
--Adobe Wins Engineering Plaque for its Adobe Pass "TV Everywhere" Solution

 

 

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will today announce the winners of the 64th Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards, as well as the winners of the Philo T. Farnsworth Award, the Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Engineering Plaque.

The winners of the Engineering Emmys are:

The iTV Doctor Is In!: Walk-in Theater

Dear Readers:

I walked into my office this morning and saw somebody riding a bicycle through a village--apparently in Japan. Then I heard a sound to my left and turned towards it. There was a storefront--a florist--with customers, and a bird chirping. From behind me I hear water dripping and turn around to encounter a young woman dipping a drink from a bamboo spout--it reminded me of the scene from the end of "Kill Bill." And then I hear a car pull up beside me and turn towards it.

TVOT 2012 SPRING DISCOUNT REGISTRATION ENDS MIDNIGHT SATURDAY

--Speakers Include Comcast CTO, Tony Werner; CEA President and CEO, Gary Shapiro; and Roku CEO, Anthony Wood

[itvt] Presents...The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012

--Event Will Feature 3 Tracks, Close to 150 Expert Speakers and Panelists, an Art Exhibit, and the 9th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television
--Tickets on Sale Now: Special Early-Bird and Group Rates Available

--Event Will Feature 3 Tracks, Close to 150 Expert Speakers and Panelists, an Art Exhibit, and the 9th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television
--Tickets on Sale Now: Special Early-Bird and Group Rates Available

The iTV Doctor Is In!: Did the Super Bowl Just Reinvent Interactive Television?

Interview: Jeff Siegel, Rovi's SVP of Global Media Sales, on the Company's Connected-TV Advertising Efforts

Feature: Ensequence Develops Interactive TV Commerce Application for QVC

Interactive TV application development company, Ensequence, said Monday that shopping channel, QVC, has tapped its Ensequence Managed Services Group and its iTV Manager Programmer Edition technology to develop an EBIF-based, bound, tcommerce application (note: Ensequence also developed an EBIF version of rival HSN's tcommerce app, Shop by Remote--see the article published on itvt.com, December 3rd; Shop by Remote, which launched nearly four years ago, is currently available on Comcast, Oceanic Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS TV and D

Citytv Conducting Interactive TV Competition around "Hell's Kitchen"

Canadian broadcaster, Citytv, contacted [itvt] Wednesday to let us know about an interactive TV competition it is conducting around the reality TV show, "Hell's Kitchen." During the May 7th and May 14th episodes of the show, Citytv will display a special image at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen throughout the broadcast. Viewers will be invited to go to a dedicated "Hell's Kitchen" page on Citytv's Web site, identify the image from a series of choices presented through a drop-down menu, and submit their answer through an online form.

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