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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): NBA Digital, Turner Sports, NBCUniversal, NCM Media, Monster Media, Netflix, New York Times, Nielsen, Oxygen, Redbox Instant, Rogers, LG Electronics

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco-- special $300 discount on tickets ends midnight April 30th! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format. NBA Digital, Turner Sports to Provide Extensive Cross-Platform Interactive- and Social-TV Coverage of NBA Playoffs NBCUniversal Announces Range of Interactive Initiatives, Including: 1) NBC to Launch "The Million Second Quiz," Billed as "the First...

"Cable, CE and Content: Meeting the Challenges of a Changing TV Ecosystem" at TVOT NYC Intensive

[itvt] is pleased to present an AUDIO RECORDIN G of " Cable, CE and Content: Meeting the Challenges of a Changing TV Ecosystem ," a keynote fireside session from TVOT NYC Intensive (November 18th, 2010).

The panelists for the session were: * Jason Klarman , president of Oxygen Media
* Paul Liao , president and CEO of CableLabs
* John R. Quain of the New York Times (moderator)

News Round-Up

--Intel Publishes Video of Panel on Future of TV, Featuring [itvt] Columnist, Brian David Johnson
--ITV Considers Reintroducing SMS Voting on its TV Shows
--New York Times Publishes "Sofa Wars" Article Series on Online Video and its Relationship with Pay TV
Here are some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: Intel has published video of the panel on the future of TV that was covered by Intel consumer experience architect, " Screen Future " author, and [itvt] columnist, Brian David Johnson , in his July 18th column ("Drinks by the River Thames"). The panel included Project Canvas CTO, Anthony Rose, and high-profile advertising-industry figure, Sir Martin Sorrell, as well as...

Google Patent Application Appears to Describe Method for Creating Interactive Games on YouTube

--New York Times Article Provides Some Insight into YouTube's Product Plans
Google has filed a patent application that appears to describe a method for collaboratively creating interactive games on top of videos on YouTube . The existence of the patent application--entitled "Web-Based System for Generation of Interactive Games Based on Digital Videos," and billed as describing a means to provide "the collaborative generation of interactive features for digital videos, and in particular to interactive video annotations enabling control of video playback locations and creation of interactive...