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Bottle Rocket Master Class at TVOT NYC 2016: Case Studies--The Real Developers of Multi-Platform

[itvt] is please to announce Bottle Rocket's TVOT NYC 2016 Master Class, "Case Studies--The Real Developers of Multi-Platform." The Master Class will begin at 2:50PM on the Beatrice Stage (note: TVOT NYC 2016 takes place Thursday, December 8th at the SVA Theatre, 333 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011) Here's a description of the Master Class from the TVOT NYC 2016 Show Brochure: Bottle Rocket Master Class: Case Studies--The Real Developers of Multi-Platform Bottle...

The iTV Doctor Is In! Heather Locklear's Social Media Prescience

Dear Readers : As we enter 2014, the folks who are looking to increase viewership of their video content are finding the task is rapidly increasing in complexity and cost. The studios and networks are stretching their budgets to create television programming that attracts and keeps the audience anytime, anywhere. And some of them are starting to realize that keeping the viewers CONNECTED to the content when they are AWAY from the television screen can go a long way towards bringing them back to the show.

Bottle Rocket Names Scott Maddux General Manager of its New AWE Division

--Company's AWE Platform Powers Apps for Showtime, Discovery, and the WWE
Mobile application developer, Bottle Rocket , has appointed Scott Maddux as general manager of its new AWE business division.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): CEA, FourthWall, S&T, GetGlue, Entertainment Weekly, The Gap

--Consumer Electronics Association to Hold "TV Apps Developer University" Event
--FourthWall Media in EBIF Partnership with Strategy & Technology
--GetGlue Teams with Entertainment Weekly to Offer Users 40% off Merchandise from The Gap
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us a few more days 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Accedo Broadband, Vestel, ADB, ALi, Cubiware

--Accedo Broadband to Offer Interactive TV Apps on Vestel TV Sets
--ADB Reveals its Exhibit Plans for IBC 2011
--ALi Corporation, Cubiware Team to Target Hybrid Set-Top Box Market
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA and IBC trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days 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...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- BBC iPlayer Sets New Traffic Record -- Huawei, Pace, Vestel to Build YouView Devices -- Zeitera Helps Broadcasters Synchronize Video with Apps for Mobile Devices -- Cablevision Launches Optimum Link PC-to-TV Media Relay Service -- Accenture Shops "Over-the-Top TV" Solution
BBC iPlayer received 160 million requests for TV and radio programs in March, up from 148 million in February. It saw its highest levels for live streaming to date, with live streaming comprising 15 percent of requests. More British IPTV platform YouView released its final technology specification, and said that any manufacturer will be able to use the spec to develop connected TV devices. YouView, whose backers include BBC , ITV , Channel 4 and...

History Launches Pawn Stars Facebook Game

Ten weeks after it began testing a social nework game for its most popular show, History launched a Facebook app based on its "Pawn Star" series. The game is already a huge traffic draw for History and Facebook. Since it launched in beta on Jan. 27, the Pawn Stars Facebook game has generated more than 750,000 monthly unique users and more than more than 150,000 unique users daily. "Pawn Stars" is the No. 1 series...

Panasonic Activates Connected TV Apps

--By Steve Donohue While Panasonic is activating apps for its line of connected TVs that allow viewers to track baseball and basketball scores, the CE manufacturer isn't yet offering any full-length games or access to sports TV subscription packages such MLB Extra Innings . Panasonic took the wraps of its Viera Connect IPTV platform at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, offering viewers that buy Viera HDTVs access to several applications, including Netflix, Amazon Video...

Samsung's Samsung Apps Connected-TV App Store Surpasses 2 Million Downloads

--Is Averaging 100,000 Downloads Every Five Days
Less than two months after announcing that its Samsung Apps connected-TV app store had surpassed its one millionth application download (see the article published on itvt.com, December 9th), Samsung said Monday that the store has now seen two million downloads. Samsung Apps, which launched around a year ago, allows users of Samsung connected-TV devices to purchase and download directly to those devices apps from a range of content and service providers. The store, which is...

News Round-Up (IV): Intel, ioko, Samsung, Monterosa

--Intel Unveils Atom CE4200 SoC for Hybrid TV
--ioko in Connected-TV Apps Partnership with Samsung
--Social TV Specialist, Monterosa, Hires ITV and BBC Interactive TV Veteran, Lauren Hellicar
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a few more 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,...

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