September 2011

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Interview: Paul Liao, John Carney and Jean-Francois Mule on CableLabs' Decision to Launch a Satellite Office in San Francisco

In this RECORDED EPISODE of [itvt]'s talk radio show, " Radio [i]tvt ," three executives from CableLabs --president and CEO, Paul Liao ; SVP of technology development, Jean-Francois Mule ; and John Carney , SVP of advanced engineering at Comcast (on loan to CableLabs through 2012)--discuss the cable-industry R&D organization's decision to establish a satellite office in downtown San Francisco. The office is headed up by Carney, and its technology operations are led by Mule...

Interview: Albert Cheng, EVP of Digital Media, Disney/ABC Television Group, and Lori Schwartz, Co-Governor of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Interactive Media Peer Group, Discuss the Emmy-Winning Oscar Digital Experience

Earlier this month ( see the article published on, September 12th ), the Oscar Digital Experience won the 2011 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media. [itvt]'s Tracy Swedlow recently interviewed the executive in charge of the Emmy-winning project, Albert Cheng , EVP of digital media at Disney/ABC Television Group , as well as Lori Schwartz , co-governor of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Interactive Media Peer Group...

Interview: ActiveVideo Networks President and CEO, Jeff Miller

--Miller Discusses ActiveVideo's Patent Dispute with Verizon, its Technology Roadmap, and More

Itvt-Interview--JeffMiller-ActiveVideo-final-2011 by itvt Cloud-based interactive TV specialist, ActiveVideo Networks , was recently awarded $115 million in a patent-infringement case it brought against Verizon (see the article published on, August 10th), and subsequently filed for an injunction against Verizon to "prevent the continued, unlawful use of ActiveVideo's intellectual property in Verizon's FiOS TV service."

In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, " Radio [i]tvt ," ActiveVideo president and CEO,...

Interview: RCDb CEO, Zane Vella

--Vella Discusses RCDb's New WatchWith Platform, its Deals with Totalmovie, Verimatrix and LG, and More

Itvt-Interview-RCDb-ZaneVella-final-2011 by itvt In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, " Radio [i]tvt ," ZANE VELLA CEO of Related Content Database (RCDb) , discusses the company's recently launched WatchWith Service Delivery Platform (see the article published on, September 8th): its deployment of that platform with Mexican broadband VOD company, Totalmovie (see the article in this issue); its partnership with Verimatrix to deliver premium content to LG connected TV's (see the article published...