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Interview: Civolution CEO, Alex Terpstra, on Bringing the Second Screen to the Big Screen

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Automatic content recognition (ACR) technology provider, Civolution , has partnered with film company, 2CFILM, and app developer, Service2Media, on " App ," the first-ever movie to feature a synchronized second-screen app for use in the movie theater . The second-screen experience is not simply an enhancement to the movie--which according to 2CFILM's promotional materials, centers on an "app that becomes an autonomous force"--but functions as an integral part of it. In this recorded interview with...

News Round-Up (I): ABC Family, ANT, AT&T U-verse TV

--ABC Family Launches Two-Screen Social/Interactive TV App for iPad
--ANT Announces its Booth Plans for IBC 2010
--AT&T U-verse TV Launches Multiview Interactive TV App for Chicago Cubs Home Games
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering recent news stories in summary/round-up form. We anticipate that it will take a few days for us to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us. We apologize...

News Round-Up

--ADB's Prototype 3D EPG's Generate Buzz at NCTA Cable Show
--Diva Launches Mobile VOD Platform
--Espial Reports Record Revenues, Swings to an EBITDA Profit
--Zelfy Demo's Remote Control/Two-Screen Interactive TV Application
Here is a round-up of some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: At the NCTA Cable Show in Los Angeles last week, Geneva-based interactive TV and set-top box technology company, Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB), generated some buzz with three prototype 3D TV EPG's that it showcased in a closed-door demo. Among other things, the EPG's were praised publicly by Time Warner Cable CTO, Mike LaJoie, who encouraged attendees of...

NBA Launches Two-Screen Interactive TV Application, "NBA TV Companion"

The National Basketball Association's (NBA) NBA Digital arm has launched a two-screen interactive TV application, called NBA TV Companion , that is available on NBA.com and on individual NBA team sites. According to NBA Digital, key features of the new application, which is designed to be used in conjunction with live game telecasts, include: "In-Arena Experience and Press Access": the app is designed to simulate the experience of being in an NBA arena press box,...