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Less than a Week Left to Purchase Your Super-Early-Bird Tickets to TVOT SF 2020

  • 40% Discount on Tickets to the TV of Tomorrow Show Ends Midnight, February 29th
Super-early-bird registration for the TV of Tomorrow Show 2020 (June 17th-18th, in San Francisco) ends less than a week from now, at midnight Saturday, February 29th . Super-early-bird registration allows you to attend TVOT SF 2020 for just $775, representing a savings of $500 off the regular price of a ticket (and guaranteeing you a seat at this limited-attendance event). To take advantage of this discounted pricing, click here: http://thetvoftomorrowshow.com/register-tvot To find out about special...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- AT&T Rolls ITV App That Lets Subs Pick Camera Angles in Baseball Games -- Cox Uses thePlatform to Power TV Everywhere site -- PlayJam to Deliver Social Games to Connected TVs -- AAMP Survey Calls for Improved Metrics for VOD Measurement -- BBC Releases Red Button Interactive Programming Schedule
AT&T launched an interactive app for its U-verse TV subscribers that allows WGN-TV viewers to control camera angles while watching Chicago Cubs baseball games. Its Chicago Cubs Multiview app features WGN's main broadcast feed, along with six alternate camera angles. AT&T relies on Microsoft Mediaroom technology to power its IPTV platform. AT&T launched a "My Multiview" interactive TV app in June which allows viewers to select channels for their own mosaic guides. AT&T isn't the...

Charter Hits Milestone of 1 Million EBIF Ready Set-Tops

-- Concurrent, FourthWall Media Support Interactive TV Rollout
Charter Communications says it has deployed digital set-tops from Cisco capable of delivering interactive TV advertising and programming in about 1 million homes. The MSO, which counts about 5 million subscribers, worked with technology vendors Concurrent and FourthWall Media to prepare its set-tops to receive ads that rely on the industry's EBIF platform. FourthWall supplied its EBIF platform and user agent, while Concurrent is supplying product management and backend reporting technology. Charter is a member...

VOD Technology Veteran Don Gordon Joins BlackArrow

--Former ActiveVideo, Microsoft and Diva Executive Named Senior VP, Technology
Advanced advertising technology provider BlackArrow named former ActiveVid eo Networks and Microsoft Corp. executive Don Gordon senior VP, technology. Gordon, an inventor who is named on 70 pending patents, is a veteran of the VOD technology sector. He was the first employee at Diva Systems Corp ., which began selling VOD technology to cable operators in the mid-1990s. He later served as director of development at Microsoft TV's TVD venture, and was most recently the...