clickable tv

BackChannelMedia's Clickable TV Integrated with Triveni's GuideBuilder to Enable ITV for Broadcasters

BackChannelMedia --a company that offers a technology called Clickable TV, which allows viewers to forward or "bookmark" information from their TV to a personal Web portal or to their email account--and Triveni Digital --an LG Electronics subsidiary which develops systems that provide for the management and distribution of data and metadata in digital TV streams--said Tuesday that Clickable TV has been integrated with Triveni Digital's GuideBuilder PSIP metadata management system, in order to enable interactive...

Canwest Broadcasting's Showcase Launches "Interactive Motion Comic" for New Series, "Lost Girl"

--Animated Comic Lets Users Choose their Own Adventure
Showcase, a channel operated by Canwest Broadcasting , contacted [itvt] Tuesday to let us know that it has teamed with Bedlam Games and Prodigy Pictures to develop an "interactive motion comic" to anchor a fan site that the companies have launched for the upcoming supernatural series, " Lost Girl " (note: in addition to the animated interactive comic, the site--located at http://showcase.ca/lostgirl , and billed as providing users with "an all-access pass to additional narrative...

Overlay.TV Integrates with MarketLive to Power Interactive Video Commerce for Armani/Exchange

--Overlay.TV Is Also Powering Interactive Video Commerce for JCPenney
Interactive video commerce specialist, Overlay.TV , said Tuesday that fashion company, Armani/Exchange , has implemented its clickable video technology on its ecommerce Web site (note: Armani/Exchange also recently launched an interactive video project with Clikthrough--see the article published on itvt.com, June 25th). The site, which was built on MarketLive's Intelligent Commerce Platform, uses Overlay.TV's video commerce solution in its "How to Wear It" section, which provides video style advice and trend tips. According to Overlay.TV,...

ConciseClick Powers Interactive Video Commerce for Nine West

HowTo.tv in Interactive Video Partnership with Ooyala

HowTo.tv , a London-based digital marketing agency specializing in interactive video, said Tuesday that it is partnering with online video platform provider, Ooyala, to offer its LinkTo.tv interactive video technology to the latter's customers (note: another London-based company, Quick.tv, made a similar announcement last week--see the article published on itvt.com, July 11th). According to the company, LinkTo.tv is an online tool that allows users to add interactive hotspots to their videos: it enables ecommerce companies...

News Round-Up (III)

--Clearleap, Arris Integrate Technologies to Offer Content Management Solution for VOD and Ad Services
--Clicker Media Launches Clicker Live
--Clikthrough Powers Interactive Video Commerce Service for Elle Magazine
--Comcast Media Center Launches Managed Solution for Delivering ETV Apps Less Expensively
--Concurrent Launches MediaHawk VX Multiscreen Video Delivery Software
The [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, so we are covering most stories in round-up/summary form, and we anticipate that there will be some additional interruptions of our regular news publishing schedule beyond that. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience to our readers. Clearleap , a company that offers a technology platform for bringing Internet-sourced video content to television sets, and Arris, a company whose offerings include a range of VOD...

Chad, Matt & Rob Secure TV Development Deal with FremantleMedia's Atomic Wedgie, Seek Investors for Interactive Pilot

Last month, [itvt] published an interview with Chad, Matt & Rob --Chad Villella, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Rob Polonsky--a trio of 20-something Los Angeles-based filmmakers who have risen to prominence as a result of a series of interactive comedic shorts they have created, using YouTube's Annotations feature (note: their videos--which are influenced by Bantam Books' classic series of "Choose Your Own Adventure" children's gamebooks--include " The Birthday Party: An Interactive Adventure ," " The Murder: An...

mDialog Launches Interactive Video Overlay Ads for the Apple iPad

At the NAB show in Las Vegas, Tuesday, mobile video and in-stream ad management company, mDialog , launched in-stream interactive overlay ads for the new Apple iPad. According to the company, which says it delivers video across Akamai's HD Network, advertisers can now offer "perfectly targeted" interactive overlay advertising on live events and pre-recorded video streamed on the iPad. The overlays also allow viewers to choose on the fly which ad they would prefer to...

Coincident TV Teams with Ascent Media's Blink Digital to Develop Interactive Video Experiences

--Coincident Bills its Tech as Enabling Social Media, Web Links, Commerce, All Within the Video Player
At the NAB show in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Coincident TV (CTV) --the San Francisco-based start-up which earlier this week launched its flagship "hypervideo" software suite (note: the company bills the platform as combining online video, social media, Web links and commerce into a single immersive experience-- see the article published on itvt.com, April 13th ; the platform is currently powering a Facebook-integrated, interactive "social trailer" for Fox's primetime musical series, "Glee"-- see the article published...

Coincident TV Launches its "Hypervideo" Technology in Private Beta

--Technology Billed as Enabling Social Media, Web Links, Commerce, All Within the Video Player
At the NAB show in Las Vegas Monday, San Francisco-based start-up, Coincident TV (CTV) , officially launched its flagship "hypervideo" technology in private beta. The technology--a software suite that the company bills as combining online video, social media, Web links and commerce into a single immersive experience--is currently powering a Facebook-integrated, interactive "social trailer" for Fox's primetime musical series, "Glee" ( see the article published on itvt.com, April 6th ). CTV claims that its platform's...

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