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TVOT Update: "Understanding Programmatic TV Ad Buying" and "Grand Finale" at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2014

[itvt] is pleased to announce that we have updated the TV of Tomorrow Show 2014 Schedule of Sessions with more details about the panel sessions, "Understanding Programmatic TV Ad Buying" and "TVOT 2014 Grand Finale." We have also included this information below.

We will be announcing details of additional TVOT 2014 keynotes and panels throughout this week.

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The iTV Doctor Is In! Scene-by-Scene TV Metadata and Metacontent

Dear Readers:

We all talk (some of us more than others, according to my wife), and most of us listen (same comment applies…). And in the advanced television business LISTENING to video turns out to be particularly challenging. Automatic Content Recognition companies have sprung up and then sprung leaks. Their core business has been somewhat commoditized, and everybody is looking for enhancements to improve accuracy.

ANNOUNCING THE SCHEDULE OF SESSIONS FOR THE TV OF TOMORROW SHOW 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[itvt] is pleased to announce the schedule of sessions for the eight annual TV of Tomorrow Show (June 10th-11th at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco).

The iTV Doctor Is In! How Will we Bill Consumers for OTT Services?

Dear Readers:

Everybody is racing to get into the OTT game: "traditional" service providers, television networks and third-party aggregators and marketers. And here is a shameless plug: if you want to know more, come to the good doctor's "Virtual MSO" panel on June 11 at TVOT San Francisco.

Interactive TV News Roundup May 1, 2014

By Steve Donohue, for [itvt]

 

Comcast previews Stream To TV in demo at The Cable Show

LOS ANGELES -- The Cable Show -- Comcast revealed more details about its upcoming Stream To TV service, which will allow Xfinity X1 customers to stream live video from mobile devices to the TVs of friends and family with X1.

EVP of Consumer Services Marcien Jenckes showed in a demonstration here on Wednesday how recipients of the videos will receive an on-screen notice when one of their contacts attempt to stream a live video to their TV, and that the program the subscriber is watching when the notice is received will be paused automatically.

Comcast demonstrates new Xfinity X1 program guide upgrades

Los Angeles -- The Cable Show -- Comcast SVP of Product Development Charlie Herrin demonstrated several new features that the MSO will soon add to its Xfinity X1 interactive program guide. Comcast offers the cloud-based X1 guide on its cable systems nationwide. Some of the new features are designed to offer personalized content recommendations to subscribers. Herrin said Comcast is also looking at offering subscribers the ability to view multiple camera angles during sporting events such as the bsaeball game displayed below. 

Fries: Liberty Global may expand Netflix on TV beyond UK

By Steve Donohue, for [itvt]

Los Angeles – The Cable Show – Liberty Global is looking at launching Netflix TV apps in additional markets, and may also develop its own over-the-top video service, CEO Michael Fries said here Tuesday.

Top British cable operator Virgin Media, which is controlled by Liberty, launched a Netflix app on TiVo DVRs in 2013 that allows subscribers to stream TV shows and movies on HDTVs.

Charter CEO Touts X1, ActiveVideo Cloud Guide Options

By Steve Donohue, for [itvt]

Charter Communications is talking to Comcast about using its X1 operating system on its cable systems, CEO Tom Rutledge said Monday. 
 
“We have had preliminary discussions with Comcast about that [X1], and have a similar view with regard to cloud-based user interfaces. If we can find a way to efficiently work together on that, we’d be interested in doing so,” Rutledge said on a conference call Charter and Comcast held Monday morning. 
 

WE KNOW WHERE YOUR TV IS: Why Location–Based Marketing Matters to Connected TVs

@wkreth

By Will Kreth

Such a baby! Behold, the Connected TV – a young actor in the Internet of Things (IoT).

TVOT 2014 DISCOUNT REGISTRATION ENDS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30TH

  • LAST CHANCE TO SAVE $300 ON YOUR TVOT TICKET!

Discount registration for [itvt]'s eighth annual TV of Tomorrow Show (June 10th-11th, 2014, at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco) ends at midnight Wednesday, April 30th.

Discount registration allows you to attend the TV of Tomorrow Show for just $975, representing a savings of $300 off the regular price of a ticket (and guaranteeing you a seat at this limited-attendance event).

[itvt] Presents...The tvot^ Hackathon 2014: A Contest to Invent the TV of Tomorrow

  • Unique Hackathon Event, which Brings Together Developers, Directors, Designers and Other Experts and Creatives from the Worlds of Television, Online Video, Advertising, Big Data and Beyond, Will Take Place June 7th-8th, at the SPUR Urban Center in San Francisco
  • Hackathon Finalists Will Be Showcased and the Winner Announced June 10th at the Eighth Annual TV of Tomorrow Show
  • $6,000 Grand Prize, Sponsored by Gracenote   
  • Sponsors and Supporting Organizations Include National Geographic Channels (Exclusive Content Sponsor), Gracenote (Grand Prize/Organizational Sponsor), DirecTV, Boxfish and TransmediaSF   

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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 4/7/14 (I): Accedo, Accenture, Adconion, Ad-ID, Adobe Primetime, Harmonic, Aereo, EFF, CEA, ACA, Dish, CBS, Amazon, Hulu, RealNetworks, Animal Planet

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

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 4/7/14 (II): Anvato, AOL, Apple, Comcast, Applicaster, AT&T, AwesomenessTV, Big Frame, BBC, BET, Bottlenose, Bravo, BrightLine, BSkyB, CableLabs, Charter

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

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 4/7/14 (III): Clearleap, iStreamPlanet, Collective Digital Studio, Comcast, Comedy Central, "Conan," Nagra, Conax, Cox, Invidi, Crackle, NBCU, Disney, Dish, Enswers

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

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