Star Trek

New Edition of Brian Seth Hurst's StoryCentered Column Features Brain Candy's Scott Walker Discussing Fan Fiction and Fan Communities

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): CBS Interactive, Clikthrough, Gucci, Hearst, DECE

--CBS Interactive's New "Star Trek" iPad App Proving Popular
--Clikthrough in Interactive Video Deals with Gucci, Hearst Publishing
--DECE Launches B2B Licensing Program for its UltraViolet Digital Rights Locker System
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: CBS Interactive contacted [itvt] last week to let us know that its recently launched $4.99 "Star Trek PADD App " for iPad (see the article published on, July 11th) is proving successful. Although "it's only been available for two days, in the US it's beamed up to the #1 Paid...

Total Immersion Creates Interactive Augmented Reality Applications for Paramount, Fox, Universal

Augmented reality specialist, Total Immersion , recently contacted [itvt] to let us know about some of the interactive AR applications it has completed over the past few months. The apps are all triggered by holding up a movie or album's packaging in front of a Webcam, which allows a hidden visual code to launch the app: For the Blu-ray/DVD release of Paramount's "Transformers : Revenge of the Fallen," the company created an application that allows...

Nichelle Nichols ("Star Trek's" Uhura) to Star in Original Broadband Video Series, "The Cabonauts"

--Series, Written by Hayden Black, Will Have Exclusive First Run on Dailymotion
Paris, France-based broadband video company, Dailymotion (note: the company claims that over 15,000 new videos are uploaded to its network of 18 localized sites each day), announced Tuesday that Nichelle Nichols, who played Lieutenant Uhura on the original "Star Trek," has joined the cast of " The Cabonauts ," a 15-part original Web series (each episode will be 10 minutes long) that the company is launching in partnership with Evil Global Corp.

Shaw to Offer Over 600 "Star Trek" Episodes on its VOD Platform

Canadian cable MSO, Shaw Communications , announced plans Friday to offer over 600 episodes of the seminal sci-fi franchise, " Star Trek "--including re-mastered high-definition episodes of the original "Star Trek" series--on its VOD service between May and July, following a deal with CBS Paramount International Television (note: the latest movie in the "Star Trek" franchise, entitled simply "Star Trek" and directed by JJ Abrams, will be released in theaters May 7th). According to the...