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INdustry: DisplaySearch Provides Much-Needed Data on the Smart-TV Landscape

The search is over. I've been looking around for some time for market data on smart-TV shipments, and it's been relatively elusive--until now. Earlier this year, DisplaySearch, a long-established market data company, started publishing their smart-TV report.

[itvt] Community: New Projects from Interactive TV Industry Figures, Brian Seth Hurst and Leslie Ellis

--Hurst Has Authored a Book Entitled "W H O L E"
--Ellis Has Executive-Produced a Documentary Film Entitled "Bee People"
[itvt] Community News Every so often, we like to cover what people in our industry do when they're not working on interactive/advanced television--and it just so happens that two high-profile figures in our space have recently completed interesting projects that we'd like to share with our readers. Multiplatform interactive storytelling expert --and occasional [itvt] video columnist-- Brian Seth Hurst has published an inspirational book, entitled " W H O L E ." While we haven't...

LAST-CHANCE DISCOUNT REGISTRATION FOR TVOT NYC INTENSIVE 2012

Fall-discount registration for [itvt]'s third annual TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th, 2012, in New York City) ends at midnight tonight, Wednesday, October 31st (Halloween) . Fall-discount registration allows you to attend TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 for just $875 , representing a savings of $200 off the regular price of a ticket (and guaranteeing you a seat at this limited-attendance event).

Wes Williams' Blog: Latest Apple TV Time Apps

Apple rolled out iOS 6 with a redesigned iPad app store giving more prominent placement to the TV Time collection. Let’s see which and what types of apps made the latest version of Apple’s curated list. Apple categorizes the apps into five groups: Networks & Services; Shows; Share; Guides; and Tools & Providers. Pay attention to how Apple chooses to group apps because those labels train customers to expect certain features in each. However, when...

TVOT NYC INTENSIVE 2012 EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS SUNDAY NIGHT

TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 Early-bird registration for [itvt]'s third annual TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th, 2012, in New York City) ends at midnight this Sunday, September 30th . Early-bird registration allows you to attend TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 for just $775 , representing a savings of $300 off the regular price of a ticket (and guaranteeing you a seat at this limited-attendance event). To take advantage of this discounted pricing, click here: http://www.thetvoftomorrowshow.com/registration To find...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): comScore, Arbitron, ESPN, Digital Television Group, DirecTV

--comScore, Arbitron, ESPN Collaborate on Five-Platform Measurement Initiative
--Digital Television Group Launches Future of Innovation in Television Technology Taskforce
--DirecTV iPad App Now Supports Out-of-Home Streaming of Audience Network Programming
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format: comScore and Arbitron have announced an agreement which will see them working with ESPN to develop a five-platform measurement initiative that will track consumption of video, audio and display content across television, radio, PC's, smartphones and tablets. "This initiative would...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): RefreshHQ, SeaChange, Liberty Global, YouTube iPhone App

--RefreshHQ Secures Funding for Platform that Transforms Facebook Pages into Interactive Videos
--SeaChange's Adrenalin Powering VOD and Multiscreen Video for Liberty Global's Horizon TV
--Report Finds Tablet Viewing Drives Greater Traditional-TV Viewing for Key Demographic
--YouTube's New iPhone App to Support Advertising, Broader Video Selection
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format: A Melbourne-based start-up, called RefreshHQ , says that it has raised $350,000 from Australian investors for a platform that transforms brands' Facebook pages into interactive video experiences. "Refresh is one of a new wave of start-ups that is repackaging social...

[itvt] Presents...TVOT NYC Intensive 2012

East Coast "TV of Tomorrow Show" Event Will Feature Three Tracks, over 100 Expert Speakers and Panelists, Hands-On Workshops, the Return of [itvt]'s Popular Holiday Party, and Much More Tickets on Sale Now: Special Early-Bird and Group Rates Available [itvt] is pleased to announce that our third annual TVOT NYC Intensive will take place Monday, December 10th at 730 Third Avenue in Midtown Manhattan . As its name implies, TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 will pack...

The iTV Doctor Is In!: Second Screens and the Olympics, Ch. 3

Dear Readers : I intended to write this wrap-up column on Second Screens and the Olympics on Monday. But the events of Saturday morning suggested to me that a preface was in order. Let me also say that, in additional to being a baseball junkie, I am a news junkie. And my college journalism mentor is never far from my shoulder.

Mitt Romney announced on Friday that he would be announcing his VP pick on Saturday morning from Norfolk, VA. All the news outlets--print, radio, television and digital--had plenty of advance notice.

The iTV Doctor Is In!: Second Screens and the Olympics, Ch. 2

Dear Readers : We got some feed back from last week's column , particularly my comments about the future of ACR: While most agreed that set-top box (STB) sync is coming quickly, and has some distinct advantages, it appears that a combination of STB sync and ACR might actually deliver the best experience.

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