Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III): Freeview, Grand Union, HBO, "Game of Thrones," Disruptor Beam, Trendrr, BitTorrent, Holoxica, Hopskoch, Hulu, LodgeNet, Luke Bryan

Interactive Holographic Video Display

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:

  • UK's Free-to-Air DTT Platform, Freeview, Relaunches its Web Site with Backwards-Scrollable Guide Featuring Links to Major Catch-Up TV Services; New Site Was Developed by Grand Union
  • Update to PrimeTime Android App for Google TV Enables Support for Amazon Prime
  • HBO Sports President Says HBO Go "TV Everywhere" Service Will Offer Live Sports by Year's End
  • Story-Driven "Game of Thrones" Facebook Game Will Feature New Plot-Related Content after Each Episode; "Game of Thrones Ascent" Was Developed by Boston-Based Disruptor Beam
  • Trendrr: Sunday's Season 3 Premiere of HBO's "Game of Thrones" More than Doubles Show's Previous Benchmark for Second-Screen Activity
  • Piracy of "Game of Thrones" Season 3 Premiere Breaks BitTorrent Records
  • Edinburgh-Based Holoxica Unveils Second-Generation Prototype of its Interactive Holographic Video Display System
  • Transmedia Marketing Platform Provider, Hopskoch, Names Ex-Disney Exec., Craig Singer, CEO; Strikes First Deals--with My Tupelo Entertainment, Klasky Csupo, The Creative Coalition
  • Hulu Announces Availability of New, Exclusive Slate of "TV Classics" on Hulu and Hulu Plus
  • Hospitality-Industry ITV Provider, LodgeNet, Emerges from Bankruptcy, Names New CEO, New Chairman
  • Country Singer Luke Bryan Launches Interactive, Crowdsourced Stop-Motion Music Video; Video Allows Fans to Replace Frames with Images of themselves Replicating Bryan's Movements

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Game of Thrones Facebook Game

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