Augmented Reality

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I) 8/1/16: Olympics, Comcast, NBCU, ABC, Lorne Michaels, Turner, Accedo, ADB, Adobe, Alticast, Amazon, Anvato, Apple, Augmented Reality, AT&T, DirecTV Now

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s news round-ups were on hiatus for a couple of months, because our editorial team was working on TVOT SF 2016 and then taking a post-event break. We expect it will take us a few weeks to catch up with all recent developments (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke), so if you have sent us a press release or briefed us about...

Radio [itvt]: Co-Founder, Dale Herigstad, on SeeSpace's New "Augmented Television" Device, InAiR

More News Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Tracy Swedlow on BlogTalkRadio At CES earlier this month, SeeSpace , a start-up co-founded by multiple-Emmy-winning interactive media designer, Dale Herigstad , unveiled an ACR-enabled "augmented television" device dubbed InAiR , that analyzes the programming the viewer is watching, and overlays related content. The content is presented via an innovative and graphically rich user interface (as one would expect from Herigstad, who, among other things, was part...

[itvt] Presents...The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013, June 25-26 in San Francisco

  • TVOT 2013 Will Feature Three Tracks, Close to 200 Expert Speakers and Panelists, and the Presentation of the 10th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television
  • Expanded Venue Will Accommodate Event's Rapid Growth
  • Tickets on Sale Now : Special Early-Bird and Group Rates Available
[itvt] is pleased to announce that the seventh annual TV of Tomorrow Show (TVOT) will take place June 25th-26th (Tuesday-Wednesday) at San Francisco 's famous Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) , where we have secured additional space this year to keep pace with the event's recent rapid growth . The TV of Tomorrow Show has been widely praised not only as a true experts' conference that attracts a veritable "who's who" of the...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): TiVo, Access, TTP, Augmented Reality, Valve, Vevo, Cory Booker, #waywire, DDD Group, LG, YouView, zeebox, Chyron, Vestel

Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City)--and because of the large volume of news being generated by the IBC--we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format. We anticipate that it will take us a couple of days to catch up with all the recent developments, so if you have sent us a press release or...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Flipboard, ITV, Monterosa, metaio

--Report: Flipboard to Incorporate Movies, TV Episodes
--New ITV Game Show to Feature Monterosa-Developed Play-Along Social-TV Experience
--Version 3.0 of metaio's junaio AR Browser Lets Users "Scan the World"
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 see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us. Flipboard , a...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): blippar, Cadbury, Ceton, comScore, YouTube

--blippar Powers AR Game for Cadbury via Markerless Image-Recognition Technology
--Ceton Launches External USB-Based CableCARD Quad-Tuner
--comScore Now Offering Viewing Data for YouTube Channels
Because the [itvt] editorial team was recently on the road for several weeks--and has also 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 you don't yet see your news covered in...

USA Today Taps metaio to Enhance its Super Bowl Coverage with Augmented Reality Experiences

USA Today has tapped Munich-based augmented reality (AR) specialist, metaio , to enhance its Super Bowl coverage with two interactive AR experiences that allow readers to use their smartphone to experience enhanced 3D visuals and audio. According to the newspaper, today's (Friday, February 4th) edition will "include" a 360 degree tour of this year's Super Bowl venue, the Dallas Cowboys stadium, together with an introduction by stadium and Cowboys owner, Jerry Jones, and interior and...

AR Specialist, metaio, Teams with RBIT and m2end to Bring Interactivity to Royal Mail's Postage Stamps

Munich-based augmented reality specialist, metaio , has teamed with the UK's Royal Mail service; near field communication (NFC) and 2D bar coding specialist, RBIT ; and digital marketing agency, m2end , to add a thematically related interactive enhancement to the Royal Mail' s new "Great British Railway" special stamp issue.

Consumers can point their iPhone or Android smartphone's camera at the stamp--after launching metaio's junaio AR browser and the browser's Royal Mail...

News Round-Up

--Report: TV Networks Reluctant to Support Google TV
--IP Vision Files Complaint with Ofcom over Project Canvas
--Monsoon Launches its Vulkano Platform, which it Bills as Replacing TiVo, Slingbox and Roku
--Total Immersion Uses Augmented Reality to Promote Environmental Awareness
Here are some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: " Google Inc . is launching a campaign to line up TV networks' support for its new Google TV software, but many remain reluctant to partner with a service they believe encroaches on their turf," Jessica Vascellaro reports in the Wall Street Journal . According to Vascellaro's report, while Google has met with officials of ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and...

News Round-Up

--Cameron Death Promoted to SVP and GM of NBC Universal Digital Studio
--Comcast Increases VOD Movie Line-Up for Customers in Pacific Northwest by 450%
--MobiTV DRM Allows Video Downloads to BlackBerry Torch for Local Playback
--Total Immersion's Augmented Reality Slot Machine Returns
Here are some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: NBC Universal has announced the promotion of Cameron Death to SVP and general manager of its NBC Universal Digital Studio . The latter, which Death has helmed since its launch back in 2008, creates original digital content for major advertisers and distributes it across multiple platforms. "With the Digital Studio, Death has already created an industry-leading and profitable new business...

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