companion app

Video: "The Anatomy of a Companion App" at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012

[itvt] is pleased to present video and audio recordings of the special presentation, " The Anatomy of a Companion App ," which was one of the highlights of The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 (June 12th-13th). The presentation was described in the show brochure as follows:

FX Cashes in on 'Sons of Anarchy' Buzz with T-commerce iPad App

-- Companion App Lets Viewers Buy Clothing Worn by Cast Members
FX may be the first cable network to make tcommerce the focus of a companion app for a TV series, building an app for Apple 's iPad that allows fans of hit program Sons of Anarchy to buy jewelry, clothing worn by cast members and other merchandise. The "SOA Gear" app is scheduled to launch Nov. 1, coinciding with the debut of episode nine of the FX show. The app uses automatic content (ACR) technology...

BBC Worldwide, Starz to Offer Interactive Companion App for "Torchwood: Miracle Day"

How Cablevision Could Deliver Live TV to iPad Outside the Home

By Steve Donohue
While Cablevision subscribers who download its new iPad app can only use it to watch live programming within their homes, the cable MSO could be laying the groundwork to use its extensive WiFi network to deliver live video to subscribers in public areas. In the last three years, Cablevision has quietly expanded the coverage area for its WiFi hotspots. As this WiFi map shows, Optimum Online subscribers can access WiFi hotspots in thousands of public...