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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...

[itvt] Presents...The tvot^ Hackathon: a Contest to Invent the TV of Tomorrow

Break>Remake TV! REGISTRATION AND DEDICATED SITE : http://hack.tvot.com DATE & PLACE : June 22-23 (Saturday-Sunday), 202 Green Street, San Francisco, California PLATFORMS BEING USED : iOS, Android, Connected TV, Tablets, Smartphones, PCs SDKs: Synchronizing Mobile with TV and Metadata ( Gracenote ), Mobile Video Editing ( Ignite Video ), Commerce ( PayPal ), 3D Motion ( Leap Motion ), Voice Control ( Nuance ), Connected TV ( Samsung Developers ), Online Video Storytelling ( Pemberley...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Magic Ruby, DirecTV, Tablet TV, Myriad, NCM, BuddyTV, never.no, Vizrt, Weibo, Nuance, Panasonic, OnLive, Pixsan, Simple.TV, New World Ventures

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 ( June 25th-26th in San Francisco ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Magic Ruby Powers Second-Screen App for DirecTV's New Original Drama Series, "Rogue" Motive Television, Granite Broadcasting Planning US Pilot of their "Tablet TV" Service with Granite-Owned San Francisco TV Station, KOFY; ATSC DTT-Delivered Service Billed as Offering "Live Viewing of Local Broadcast...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Mass Relevance, Fox Sports, Microsoft, Nancy Tellem, Netgear, Nuance, Ditech, Roku, Vudu, Shaw, HBO Canada, Simon & Schuster, Simple.TV

Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format: Mass Relevance Launches Product Studio, a Self-Service Tool for Fast Creation of Social-TV Experiences; First Client Is Fox Sports Media Group Microsoft Appoints Former CBS Executive, Nancy Tellem, to Lead Production of Original Interactive TV Programming for Xbox and Other...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III): Motorola, Nagra, Rovi, Nuance, TiVo, Pace

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show , we are covering stories in this issue as a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources. Motorola Unveils DreamGallery TV Navigation/Content-Discovery Interface Nagra Launches Broadcast-to-IP Gateway, Enabling Delivery of Live TV to Tablets, Smartphones and Laptops Rovi Teams with Nuance for Voice-Activated Guidance and Content Discovery Rovi TotalGuide Debuts in Pace Set-Top Boxes...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Nuance, Samsung, ONO, TiVo, Orange TVCheck, PlayJam, Youda Games, RayV, Realtor.com, Cox, Rentrak, SnagFilms

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show, we are covering stories in this issue as a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources. Nuance Powers Voice Control for Samsung Connected TV's Spain's ONO Launches Campaign to Recruit New TiVo Customers Orange Launches ACR-Powered Second-Screen "TVCheck" App in UK PlayJam in Exclusive Connected-TV Games Deal for Youda 's "Governor of Poker" RayV...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): MTV, AKQA, Nuance, Panasonic, Philips

--MTV's Under The Thumb App Combines Video-Streaming, Social-TV, Remote-Control Functionality
--Nuance's Voice-Control Technology Integrated into Panasonic TV Sets
--Philips Revamps its Connected-TV User Experience
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 ( note: early-bird discount registration ends tonight! ), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. At the Mobile World Congress Tuesday, MTV launched Under The Thumb, an iOS and Android app for the European market. The app, which was designed by creative agency AKQA , is billed as allowing users to stream shows on-demand, and to chat...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Lionsgate, Facebook, Netflix, Nuance, LG Electronics

--Lionsgate Releases "Abduction" on Facebook
--Class-Action Lawsuit Claims Netflix Management Misled Investors over State of its Streaming Business
--Nuance's Dragon TV Voice-Control Platform Powering LG's Magic Remote
Due to the large volume of news generated by last week's 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Microsoft, Nagra (OpenTV), Jazztel, Nuance, Gracenote

--Report: Microsoft's Plans to Launch Online Pay-TV Service "On Hold"
--Nagra Launches OTT Solution for Spain's Jazztel
--Nuance Launches Dragon TV Voice-Control Platform
--Nuance, Gracenote in 10-Year Partnership for Voice-Driven "Interactive Music and Video Experiences"
Due to the large volume of news being generated by this week's 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Comcast, Fisher-Price, Gracenote, Twitter, Nuance

--Comcast Launches AnyPlay Device for Streaming Live TV to Tablets within the Home
--Fisher-Price Launches Portable DVR for Preschoolers
--Gracenote Launches ACR-Powered Interactive TV Solution
--Gracenote Forms Partnerships with Twitter, Nuance Communications
Due to the large volume of news being generated by this week's 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with...