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Digitalsmiths to Present TVOT NYC Intensive Workshop on Using Big Data to Enable Personalized Search, Recommendations and Browsing

[itvt] is pleased to announce that Digitalsmiths will present a workshop on content-discovery and recommendations at TVOT NYC Intensive (note: to view the updated TVOT Schedule of Sessions , click here ; and to purchase tickets to the show, click here ). 2:05-3:00PM
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Digitalsmiths Workshop: Using Big Data to Enable Personalized Search, Recommendations and Browsing Today's pay-TV subscribers have approximately 20,000 linear titles and over 80,000 VOD titles available to...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): ThinkAnalytics, TiVo, TV Genius, Netgem, Marmalade

--ThinkAnalytics Trumpets Major Operator Wins in Europe, North America
--New TiVo DVR Features Four Tuners, Two-Terabyte HD, THX Certification
--TV Genius in Content-Discovery Partnerships with Netgem, Marmalade
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): TVGuide.com, Ustream, Mobile Roadie, Wowza, Encoding.com

--TVGuide.com Revamps its Watchlist Entertainment Guide
--Ustream Partners with Mobile Roadie to Enable its Customers to Develop Custom Smartphone Apps
--Wowza, Encoding.com Partner to Simplify Adaptive Bitrate Streaming
Because the [itvt] editorial team is catching up with a backlog of news--and has also been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. TVGuide.com earlier this month launched a new version of its Watchlist entertainment guide. "The new version of Watchlist enables users to easily find and share where to watch their favorite shows, sports teams and actors," the company states in its press materials. "It...

blinkx Brings its Online Video Index to Miniweb's woomi Connected-TV Platform

Axel Springer Digital TV Guide Joins NDS's Recommendations Engine Partner Program

Exclusive: Taboola Looks to Bring its Video Recommendations to Smaller Brightcove Customers

--Says Brightcove Customers Can Now Implement Video Recommendations for $59.99 per Month
Taboola , a New York-based provider of video recommendation engines (note: the company was founded in 2007 by a team of veteran Israel National Security Agency researchers who it says "leverag[ed] years of advanced practical mathematical research experience" in order to develop its technology), contacted [itvt] Monday to let us know that it has expanded its partnership with online video platform provider, Brightcove (note: for coverage of the original announcement of the partnership, see the...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Comcast, Hillcrest Labs, Jinni

--Comcast Unveils Plans to Extend its Pay-TV Offering to the iPad and to Android-Powered Tablets
--Hillcrest Launches Motion-Control System for Connected TV's, Licenses Freespace Tech to SMK
--"Mood-Based" Programming Search-and-Recommendation Specialist, Jinni, Raises $5 Million
Due to the large volume of news coming out of the Consumer Electronics Show, which kicked off Wednesday in Las Vegas, we are covering stories in this issue in summary/round-up form. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the news generated by 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...

News Round-Up (VII): Syfy, Shazam, TV Genius, Verizon FiOS TV

--Syfy Offering Extra Content to Shazam Users Who Tag "Eureka" and "Warehouse 13"
--TV Genius Releases Research on Programming Discovery
--Verizon FiOS TV Adds New Features to its Interactive TV Football Widget
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a few more days for us to catch up with all the recent news: 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,...

Taboola's Video Recommendations Prove Effective for Revision3

Taboola , a New York-based provider of video recommendation engines, said Wednesday that Revision3 --a company which bills itself as "an actual TV network for the Web," and which produces its own original, broadcast-quality programming for distribution on the Web, mobiles, and TiVo and other connected-TV devices--has been using its EngageRank engagement-based video recommendation technology for the past month or so, with what Taboola describes as "extraordinary" results.

According to Taboola, Revision3...

Epix Taps ChoiceStream for EpixHD.com Movie Recommendations

Epix , a subscription-based multiplatform (linear, VOD, online) premium programming service which is a joint venture between Viacom, its Paramount Pictures arm, MGM and Lionsgate, said last week that it has tapped ChoiceStream to provide movie recommendations to users of its EpixHD.com service (note: the latter is available to authenticated customers of Cox, Mediacom, Charter and Verizon FiOS TV).

EpixHD.com currently offers around 3,000 movie titles. According to Epix and ChoiceStream, the...

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