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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II) 8/19/16: Cox, Discovery, Sling TV, Disney, BAMTech, Facebook/Instagram Video, FourthWall Media, FreeCast, Furious Corp., IRIS.TV, FX, Hulu, Intel, Kaltura

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...

"Discovery, Personalization and the TV User Experience" at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2016

[itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording plus slideshow of the TVOT SF 2016 session, " Discovery, Personalization and the TV User Experience ." The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "This session will explore the latest developments in television search and recommendations technologies, metadata creation and management techniques, and personalization strategies, in an attempt to ascertain how these developments are being brought together to shape the TV user experience of...

Radio [itvt]: Rovi's New Natural-Language Entertainment-Discovery Partnership with Nuance


Last month, Rovi announced a joint initiative with speech-recognition specialist, Nuance Communications, that will see the companies collaborating on an end-to-end solution for conversational entertainment discovery. The solution will integrate Nuance's Dragon TV voice-recognition, text-to-speech and voice biometrics technologies with Rovi's cloud-based Conversational Services. In this audio interview with [itvt] Editor-in-Chief, Tracy Swedlow, Rovi's VP of Strategy and Execution, Paul Stathacopoulos, discusses the new initiative and more. Check Out Television Podcasts at Blog...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 9/1/15 (II): CBS, Charter, TiVo, Cinematique, Comcast, This Technology, Discovery, Cox, DirecTV, DISH, Disney, ESPN, Bravo, Endemol, Ericsson, ITV

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on TVOT NYC 2015 (December 3rd at the SVA Theatre in New York City --purchase your Super-Early-Bird tickets here! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: CBS to Live-Stream All 2016 Super Bowl Commercials CBS Chief Research Officer David Poltrack on a " Crusade " to Get Viewers Off their DVR's CBS's Poltrack and DeBevoise Attempt to Counter 3 Major "Myths" about...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 7/24/15 (IV)

Meerkat, Periscope, Discovery, TabletTV, MyEye, Net2TV, Netflix, New Form Digital, Jim Henson Company, Ooyala, Roku, Innovid, Nielsen
As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT SF 2015 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period, we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke). We expect it will take us a few weeks to catch up with all recent developments, so if you have sent us a press release or briefed us about a piece of news, and don't yet see it covered here, please bear with us.

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 4/6/15 (I): 1 Mainstream, AdGorilla, Adobe, Adult Swim, Alticast, Amazon, AMC, Anvato, AOL, Fox Sports, Apple, Discovery, AT&T, AwesomenessTV, BBC, BET

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2015 ( June 23rd-24th in San Francisco -- purchase your tickets here !), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Sky Invests an Additional $5 Million in OTT Start-Up, 1 Mainstream; Company's Platform Offers "Automation Technology to Enable Content Companies to Launch OTT Services across Multiple Platforms--such as Apple TV, Xbox, Android TV and Samsung--in Only a...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 3/3/15 (III): Discovery, Civis Analytics, Envivio, Espial, Facebook VR, Flama, Fox, Magna Global, Kabillion, Kaltura, IBM, Turner, Layer3 TV

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2015 (June 23rd-24th in San Francisco -- purchase your Early-Bird tickets here !), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format:

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 9/11/14 (IV): Jim Louderback, Discovery, Kaltura, Tvinci, Limelight, Maker Studios, MediaMall Technologies, Metrological Media, Xbox, Nagra, NBC Sports

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on TVOT NYC 2014 ( December 9th in New York City -- purchase your tickets here! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Jim Louderback Steps Down as GM of Discovery Digital Networks; Was Previously CEO of YouTube MCN, Revision3, which Enjoyed Significant Growth under his Leadership and Was Sold to Discovery in 2012; Colin Decker Named as Louderback's Replacement Open Source...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 8/19/14 (III): Delivery Agent, Musictoday, Samsung, Discovery, DirecTV, Dish, Comcast, Digitalsmiths, ThinkAnalytics, Jinni, Flipboard, FourthWall, FreeWheel, Adap.tv

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT 2014 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period, we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke). We expect it will take us a few weeks to catch up...

INTERACTIVE TV NEWS ROUNDUP, MAY 8, 2014

►Discovery Communications and Liberty Global said they are teaming up to buy London-based All3Media . More ►AT&T and BabyFirst launched an interactive application for U-verse TV subscribers that lets kids and parents create images on an iPhone or iPad, and see their designs appear on TVs connected to a U-verse set-top. More ►Comcast said subscribers with its X1 DVR in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., can now download programs to mobile devices for offline...

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