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TVOT SF 2017: Creator Keynote with The Young Turks

[itvt] is pleased to announce that we have updated the TV of Tomorrow Show 2017 Schedule of Sessions with more details about the June 29th Creator Keynote with Cenk Uygur and Ben Mankiewicz , the co-founders of the online news network, The Young Turks. We have also included this information below. We will be announcing details of additional TVOT 2017 keynotes and firesides this week and next. The full TVOT 2017 Schedule of Sessions (June...

CNN Keynote and "From Server to Screen" 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 1) the Keynote/Q&A by Kenneth "KC" Estenson, SVP and General Manager of CNN Digital, and 2) the panel session, "From Server to Screen: 'Owned' S2S Ecosystems and their Impact on the Entertainment Business." We have also included this information below.

We will be announcing details of additional TVOT 2014...

Columns and Articles on TVOT 2013

[itvt] is pleased to present some recent columns and articles on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 and the first ever tvot^ Hackathon :
' Taking a Gaze Into The Future of Television ," by Leslie Ellis in Multichannel News . A write-up of the tvot Hackathon , by Mark Yamada on the TMS blog. " Key Takeaways from the 2013 TVOT Show ," by Ashley Swartz on itvt.com. A write-up of TVOT...

Australia's Fairfax Media Taps Accedo Broadband to Bring News to LG Connected TV's

Australian media company, Fairfax Media , has unveiled an app that will make content from its newspaper Web sites, smh.com.au, theage.com.au, brisbanetimes.com.au and watoday.com.au, available on connected TV sets from LG Electronics. The app, which is scheduled to be delivered to customer living rooms via LG's next network service update, will also be available free of charge on all new LG connected TV sets sold in Australia, the company says. The app was built by...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): BBC, Connected TV, QR Codes

--BBC Launches BBC News Product for Connected TV's
--BBC Exec Outlines Plans to Adapt Red-Button Service for Connected TV
--New BBC Cooking Show to Offer Interactivity via QR Codes
Due to the large volume of news generated over the past few days, we are covering today's stories in abbreviated round-up/summary form: The BBC has announced the launch of a " BBC News product " for connected TV. "The BBC News product for connected TV combines existing video and text content from BBC News Online and will initially be made available on Samsung's range of Smart TV's," the corporation states in its press materials. "It...

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...

Verizon FiOS TV Launches New Widget Featuring AP News and Photos

--Also Adds New Capabilities to the FiOS TV Media Manager
In a posting on a corporate blog, Wednesday, Verizon 's director of external communications, Bobbi Henson, announced that the company's FiOS TV service has replaced its existing Headline News interactive TV widget with a new widget featuring content from the Associated Press (AP) .

"When you activate the AP Widget, you can scan a variety of types of news stories on one part of your screen, while keeping your TV show in...

UN TV Launches on Broadband Video News Service, Livestation

--YouTube- and Record Label-Backed Music Video Venture, Vevo, Launches
Livestation , a UK-based company that streams live news from a range of international sources via browser and desktop player solutions (note: the company recently announced the launch of version 3.0 of its desktop software-- see the article published on itvt.com, November 24th ), contacted [itvt] Tuesday to let us know that UN TV , the official TV channel of the United Nations, is now available on its service.

UNTV's content line-up...

MSNBC Revamps msnbc.com Video Player to Facilitate Sharing on Facebook and Twitter and Embedding

MSNBC , a US cable news channel that is a joint venture between Microsoft and NBC Universal, on Tuesday unveiled a new design and various new interactive features for its msnbc.com embeddable video player. According to the company, the newly enhanced video player now allows viewers to adjust its video screen to three different sizes, making it easier for them to customize it so that it fits easily on their own Web sites and blogs...

Sky Launches Mobile TV App for iPhone/iPod touch, CBS Launches Android Versions of its Apps

UK satellite TV operator, BSkyB , announced Tuesday that its Sky Mobile TV service is now available on the Apple iPhone and iPod touch . The company has developed a Sky Mobile TV app specifically for the iPhone/iPod touch: the app allows users to stream live TV via WiFi, and available channels include Sky Sports News, Sky News, ESPN, At The Races and all the Sky Sports channels. According to Sky, this means that users...

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