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Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): MTV, Comic-Con, Mutemath, NBC, Facebook

--MTV to Offer Live, Interactive, Broadband Video Coverage of Comic-Con
--Mutemath Lets Fans Create their own Video and Audio Mix of its New Album's Title Track
--NBC Partnering with Facebook to Offer Interactive Coverage of Republican Presidential Debate
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: MTV has announced plans to offer live, interactive, broadband video coverage of Comic-Con . "Beginning Thursday, July 21st and continuing on Friday, July 22nd and Saturday, July 23rd, MTV News' Josh Horowitz will bring the insanity of Comic-Con live to the fans with a one-hour live stream each day at 6:00PM...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (X): Verizon FiOS, Pandora, Vision IPTV, Roku, Visiware

--Verizon FiOS TV Launches Pandora Widget
--Vision IPTV Lets Broadcasters Deliver Video to Roku's OTT Platform
--Visiware Reveals its Exhibit Plans for IBC 2011
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: Verizon FiOS TV has launched Pandora 's streaming music service to subscribers in California, Texas and Virginia, and plans to roll it out in additional markets over the coming months. "FiOS TV subscribers can access their existing personalized radio stations from Pandora, or create a new account with the popular service...

New Interview with Robert Allmand, Creator of the Multiplatform, Interactive Story, "Howard Glitch"

[itvt] has just published a video interview with Robert Allmand , a UK-based freelance graphic designer who is creating a multiplatform, multifaceted interactive story entitled " Howard Glitch ."

The first implementation of the story is a YouTube Annotations-based interactive game accompanied by music that Allmand composed himself. Other completed elements include a novel; while planned elements include a documentary, an Annotations-based co-operative multiplayer game and a conceptual music album, as...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Interactive Media Emmys, Invidi, Music Choice

--Interactive Media Emmy Nominees Announced
--Invidi Developing Automatic Content Recognition (ACR)-Based Interactive TV System
--Music Choice Offers Viewers of its VOD Show, "The Cut," a Free Song via QR Code
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media: "1) ABC's Grey's Anatomy Sync • ABC.com • An ABC production in association with Nielsen and Gravity Mobile. ABC.com, Nielsen, Gravity Mobile; 2) Conan O'Brien Presents: Team Coco •...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): ITV, Moonbot Studios, NDS, BSkyB

--UK Broadcaster, ITV, to Launch Interactive Online Spin-Off of Soap Opera, "Coronation Street"
--Moonbot Studios Develops iPhone/iPad-Based Interactive Music Video for The Polyphonic Spree
--NDS Software Powering Sky's Sky+HD Set-Top and Sky Anytime+ VOD Service
--NDS-Designed Remote Control Wins Red Dot Product Design Award
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: UK commercial terrestrial broadcaster, ITV , is planning a three-episode, interactive, online spin-off of its long-running soap opera, "Coronation Street," Jessica Davies writes in New Media Age. The spin-off, which is being produced by ITV's ITV Studios arm, will see "Coronation Street" character, Rosie Webster, moving from Manchester to London to...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Music Choice, Verizon FiOS, NBC, Netgem, Virgin Mobile France

--Music Choice's Interactive Music Video Network, SWRV, Launches on Verizon FiOS TV
--NBC Launches NBC.com App for iPad
--Netgem Tapped to Power Virgin Mobile France's Virgin Mobile Box TV Offering
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: Verizon FiOS TV has launched Music Choice's interactive music video network, SWRV , in all its markets. The launch of the SWRV linear-TV channel, which is available to FiOS TV Extreme HD and Ultimate HD subscribers on channel 1799, follows the recent launch on Verizon FiOS TV of a Music Choice...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Microsoft, Music Choice, Pace, Minerva

--Microsoft Says 40+ Operators Now Using Mediaroom, Stresses Importance of Xbox to its TV Strategy
--New Nicki Minaj Video Breaks Music Choice VOD Record
--Pace to Integrate Minerva IPTV Middleware into HD Set-Tops
Due to the large volume of news generated over the past few days, we are covering today's stories in abbreviated round-up/summary form: Microsoft contacted [itvt] last week to let us know that its Mediaroom IPTV platform has now been deployed by over 40 operators, and is powering TV services to seven million subscriber households via 15 million set-top boxes. An email from a company representative also stressed that the Xbox 360 games console will play...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- Canoe Automates ITV Ad Sales
-- NDS, TRA Tout Ad Accountability
-- Interactive Reality Show Hits Italy
-- Samsung Builds “Smart Living Room” Site
-- Amanita Debuts Interactive Music Video
Canoe Ventures and its MSO partners are beginning to automate their ad-sales operations for interactive ads, using software from Invision Inc . The firm said Canoe is using its DealMaker Ad Sales System, which does everything from creating ad-sales proposals to allocating spots to brands according to client specifications. More

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): IntoNow, Music Choice, NBC, Netflix

--IntoNow Users Have Tagged 1 Million TV Shows/Movies in Month Since Launch
--Music Choice Appoints Director of Web and Mobile Application Development
--NBC's "Today" Offers Social Media-Driven Online Companion Show to Promote Today.com Re-Launch
--Netflix Updates its iPad App
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy this week working on the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011 , we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. Once again, we anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all the news we plan to cover: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't see your news covered in this...

Droga5 Creates "Palindromic" Interactive Video to Promote Parlux's New Rihanna-Branded Perfume

Parlux Fragrances , a company that specializes in manufacturing and distributing celebrity-branded perfumes and other beauty products, has teamed with interactive agency, Droga5 (whose founder, David Droga, sits on Canoe Ventures' Advisory Board--see the article published on itvt.com, April 13th), to create an interactive video Web site ( http://www.rihannareblfleur.com ) to promote Reb'l Fleur, a new perfume to which singer Rihanna has lent her name. According to the companies, the interactive video site is designed...

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