Self-Driving Cars, Mobility-on-Demand, and the Future of Video at TVOT SF 2017

Nio Vision Car [itvt] would like to draw our readers' attention to a panel that we expect will be one of the highlights of The TV of Tomorrow Show 2017. The panel has been organized by Arthur Orduna, a well-known figure in cable and advanced-TV circles, who is now Chief Innovation Officer at Avis Budget Group. Here's the description of the panel from the TVOT Schedule of Sessions: 4:45-5:40PM, June 28th (Wednesday)

[itvt] Presents...The Interface Showcase at TVOT NYC 2014

  • A Contest and Special Session that Honors the Best TV and Video UI/UX Designs of 2014
  • Deadline for Submissions Is November 18th
[itvt] is pleased to announce that TVOT NYC 2014 will see the return of The Interface Showcase , our popular contest and session that honors the best TV and video User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) designs of the past year.

Here's a video introduction to the Interface Showcase from Wes Williams , Director of Product Management at Scripps Networks Interactive , who will be leading the special Interface Showcase session at TVOT...

The iTV Doctor Is In! Going Over The Top with Ostmodern

Dear Readers : As promised in our last column, we're going to take a look at one of the creative and design shops that is creating the Over The Top experience in Europe and the UK: Ostmodern.

"Dragons of Design: Mapping the Crossroads of Design and Technology" at TVOT NYC 2013

Be sure to register for the TV of Tomorrow Show 2014 ! June 10-11th - San Francisco
[itvt] is pleased to present a VIDEO RECORDING of the TVOT NYC 2013 session, " Dragons of Design: Mapping the Crossroads of Design and Technology ." The session was described in the show brochure as follows:

"This session will explore how TV UI/UX designers are adapting and innovating in response to a range of emerging phenomena in the advanced-TV space, including TV Everywhere; broadcast-synchronized second-screen interactivity; 4K resolution; natural user interfaces;...

[itvt] Presents...The Interface Showcase at TVOT NYC 2013

  • A Contest and Exhibit that Honors the Best TV and Video UI/UX Designs of 2013
  • Sponsors Include EPAM and TMS
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS! [itvt] is pleased to announce The Interface Showcase at TVOT NYC 2013 , a contest and exhibit that will honor the best TV and video User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) designs of 2013 . Here's how it works: 1) From now through November 20th, companies and individuals are invited to submit their nominations--including both deployed and not-yet-deployed projects, and even imaginative visions of television's design future--to swedlow@itvt.com . Nominations should include: a...

Interview: Longtime Interactive-TV Industry Figure, John Gilles, on his New Role at Interactive Agency, Code and Theory

High-profile interactive-TV industry figure, JOHN GILLES (his resume includes stints at A Different Engine, Method, G4 and TechTV), recently joined digital agency, Code and Theory , as director of new media. In this recorded interview with [itvt]'s editor-in-chief, Tracy Swedlow, Gilles discusses his new role, shares his thoughts on multiplatform interactive design, and more. Listen to internet radio with Tracy Swedlow on BlogTalkRadio

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): ruwido, S3 Group, Broadcom, Teleplan

--ruwido Launches aura Gesture-Based Remote Control to Facilitate Interaction with ITV Content
--ruwido Launches voco media "Ergonomic" TV User Interface
--S3 Group, Broadcom Team to Enable Delivery of Digital TV Content to Multiple Devices
--S3, Teleplan in Exclusive North American Reseller Agreement for S3's StormTest Decision Line
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 more 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...

Microsoft Unveils Xbox/Kinect-Based Interactive TV Ad Format, "NUads"

--NUads Enable Viewers to Interact with Advertising via Voice and Gesture
At the Cannes International Advertising Festival, Tuesday, Microsoft unveiled NUads (short for "Natural User-interface Ads"), an interactive TV advertising format that takes advantage of the voice- and gestural-control capabilities provided by the company's Kinect for Xbox 360 offering (note: a number of pay-TV operators are already delivering live and on-demand programming via the Xbox--see the article published on itvt.com, June 20th; Microsoft is also believed to be working on a TV platform, codenamed "Orapa," that brings together Kinect, the Xbox and the Microsoft Mediaroom IPTV platform--see the article published on itvt.com, March 11th).

Google TV Launches Templates, UI Library to Facilitate Development of TV-Optimized Web Sites

GlideTV Unveils New User Interface App for its GlideTV OTT Navigational Device

--Vudu Ships on TV's and Blu-ray Disc Players from Samsung, Toshiba, Vizio
--AETN International Launches "This Day in History" Widget for Samsung Widget Engine
GlideTV --a Pleasanton, Calif.-based start-up which last fall launched its first product, the GlideTV Navigator, a $149 palm-sized navigational device that is targeted at consumers who have connected their PC to their living-room TV and that is billed as combining the functionality of a keyboard, a mouse and an AV remote (see the article published on itvt.com, October 15th)--on Monday unveiled a new user interface application that is designed to work in OTT environments in...