Latest Radio ITVT Podcasts

Radio ITVT

The following podcasts, in reverse chronological order, feature one-on-one interviews led by Tracy Swedlow, our editor-in-chief; TVOT sessions recorded at our conferences in San Francisco and New York City; and, many other conversations with small groups of smart people we recorded over the last 10 years.
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9 years 11 months ago
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Mitch Berman, CEO of Zillion TV, joins Tracy Swedlow, editor of InteractiveTV Today, to discuss his new company and why he is going to compete in the "Over the Top" market. Will Zillion TV be able to compete with other earlier entrants or find the need to collaborate with cable and satellite? http://www.itvt.com
9 years 11 months ago
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Mike Ryan worked at Comcast's TVWorks R&D and develoment house in the Bary Area until just recently. We have the scoop on why he left and what he's going to do now. Editor, Tracy Swedlow, will talk with Mike about his TV of Tomorrow plans.
10 years 2 days ago
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Geoff Katz, who is now at iWidgets, is also co-governor of the Interactive Media Peer Group of the Emmy's organization. But, what many people don't know is that he has worked at a number of companies in the Bay Area and, therefore, has a special perspective on how the interactive television industry works from the inside out. Tracy Swedlow, editor-in-chief of InteractiveTV Today, talks to Geoff about his worldview and about the new widgets... Read more
10 years 3 weeks ago
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Kevin Chou is founder and CEO of an interesting company called Watercooler Inc., which provides a platform to enable and connect large networks of online fan communities around sports and TV entertainment on top social networking sites including Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, Friendster, and hi5.
10 years 1 month ago
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Tracey Scheppach, SVP/Video Innovation Director at Starcom USA (a well-respected ad agency), talks to Tracy Swedlow, Editor-in-Chief of InteractiveTV Today, about her "5 Flashpoints for 2009." Scheppach, an expert on interactive advertising across all platforms (broadband TV, IPTV, cable, satellite, DVR, mobile, etc.), provides her insights on hot button topics and technologies that she believes will be "flash points" for change and dramatically... Read more
10 years 1 month ago
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Dan Hassan, Co-CEO and Chairman (his title on the name of the show was incorrect) at Backchannelmedia, talks with Tracy Swedlow, Editor-in-Chief of InteractiveTV Today about their work to bring local TV news broadcasters into the interactive television present. Not many companies are doing this kind of work, so Hassan will provide an interesting perspective. For more: itvt.com and blog.itvt.com and www.itvt.com/tvoftomorrow
10 years 1 month ago
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Mio Babic, CEO, and Randy Levine, SVP of business development for iStreamPlanet, join Tracy Swedlow, editor-in-chief of InteractiveTV Today to discuss how they streamed the Innauguration of President Obama for CNN in coordination with Microsoft Silverlight technology. Read more: itvt.com and blog.itvt.com
10 years 1 month ago
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Invidi Technologies is in the center of all the action when it comes to developing the technologies and systems the cable operators are deploying through their Canoe Ventures joint venture. Howard Fiderer will talk about their new Advatar platform enabling EBIF interactive TV addressable advertising. Tracy Swedlow, editor of itvt.com, tvot09.com and blog.itvt.com, is your host.
10 years 1 month ago
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Tracy Swedlow, founder of [itvt], talks with Steve Hawley, princpal of tvstrategies and expert in IPTV trends and technologies, about the newly formed joint venture called the [itvt] Industry Intelligence Program. This new Program offers in-depth research, analysis, insight and marketing benefits for companies interested in IPTV developments.
10 years 1 month ago
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This show features a panel of experts talking about all the interesting stories, trends, screwups, and launches that made the year great. It also includes predictions for 2009, important trends, and news headlines of importance. The panel includes execs. from Time Warner Cable, tvstrategies, billniemeyer.tv, VisibleWorld, and Translation Please. Tracy Swedlow, editor of itvt.com and blog.itvt.com, is your host.
10 years 2 months ago
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EXCLUSIVE NEWS!: Itaas is a well-respected provider of multi-platform solutions for MSOs, programmers and interactive application developers focusing on interactive television technologies. Once such technology is EBIF or Enhanced Binary Interchange Format, an interactive TV specification that is being deployed on millions of set-top boxes all over the country by the cable operators that will enable simple interactive applications to appear on... Read more
10 years 3 months ago
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Vidiom is going through some big changes as the ITV industry makes a few seismic shifts. David Housman, now CEO, is taking over the helm from Tim Wahlers who started his own company. We learn about Vidiom's new focus and how Housman expects the newxt few years to go as they deliver services to the cable and IPTV industries. Your host is Tracy Swedlow, editor-in-chief of itvt.com and blog.itvt.com
10 years 3 months ago
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The American Film Institute DigiFest and Digital Content Lab took place November 6-7 in Los Angeles. Here on [itvt] Radio, we host 2 shows back to back featuring participants that demo'ed some of the most innovative prototypes of new interactive media work being done today. In this show, we hear from Marc Johnson (ABC.com), Jaime Levy Russell (HUGE), and Nonny de la Peña (documentary filmmaker). Your host is Tracy Swedlow, editor-in-chief of... Read more
10 years 3 months ago
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The American Film Institute DigiFest and Digital Content Lab took place November 6-7 in Los Angeles. Here on [itvt] Radio, we host 2 shows back to back featuring participants that demo'ed some of the most innovative prototypes of new interactive media work being done today. In this show, we hear from Phillipe Couteau (EarthEcho), Yaoshiang Ho (MGM), and Chris Jacobs (United Future). Your host is Tracy Swedlow, editor-in-chief of InteractiveTV... Read more
10 years 3 months ago
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Today's show is about The Weather Channel's work with interactive television. Tom is responsible for localized programming on The Weather Channel® (TWC) including the teams responsible for Local on the 8s® for cable and satellite viewers, localized on-channel overlays Weatherstrip and Weather Frame, severe weather bulletin messages, the digital channel Weatherscan® and interactive television products and services. Your host is Tracy Swedlow,... Read more
10 years 3 months ago
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IPTV middleware and ITV applications provider, Orca Interactive, is ramping up its offerings this Fall through various initiatives that include an end-to-end hybrid solution over the open internet, social TV platform for recommendations, fingerprint recognition for better personalized TV viewing/selections, social TV apps, and a deployment in Russia, a still emerging market. Vice president of Sales & Marketing, Sefy Ariely, is with us to... Read more
10 years 3 months ago
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Gary Traver, SVP and COO of Comcast Media Center (CMC), which provides multiplatform content development and distribution solutions for cable system operators, joins Homer Gonzalez III, product manager for HITS AxIS, CMC’s centralized content services bureau for supporting the development and delivery of advanced interactive video services. We will discuss their latest ITV deployments and talk about ongoing strategy. Tracy Swedlow, editor of... Read more
10 years 3 months ago
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Today, we will be speaking with 2 executives from the well-known and always busy interactive TV technology company, BIAP Inc. The company has announced a new development in their partnership with Time Warner Cable. Specifically, they have made a 5-Year agreement for use of its ETV User Agent in Time Warner Cable’s advanced advertising platform, which will enable anybody to submit 3rd party EBIF apps. It’s a small step, but a big one, too as... Read more
10 years 4 months ago
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BlackArrow offers an ad-management platform that delivers live or on-demand advertisements to broadband TV and video-on-demand offerings on cable. Delivering targeted advertising to VOD assets is still an emerging business and BlackArrow is demonstrating some traction in the market. For example, they recently picked up $20 million in VC funding in the current economic climate; signed the children’s network, Kabillion; and integrated their... Read more
10 years 4 months ago
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Widgets, for those who have been following [itvt]’s coverage over the last year or two have become a intriguing business. For example, we recently did a show all about the Widget Channel from Yahoo and their plans to create a channel devoted to offering widgets of all kinds – you just select one and download to your set-top box device. But what are widgets for video programming on the Internet? We speak to the CEO of iWidgets. Your host is Tracy... Read more

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