Radio [itvt]: Interview - Lingospot and SeeSpace Team Up for "Augmented TV"

Lingospot , a provider of automatic scene-level TV metatags and metacontent, last week announced a partnership with "augmented TV" company, SeeSpace . The latter has developed an ACR-enabled device dubbed InAiR, which, when connected via HDMI between a TV and a set-top box, enhances programming with what the company describes as "a rich, dynamic and animated viewer experience using the main TV screen as well as the space between the screen and the viewer" (the...

Will On Wednesdays: Majority Report - SeeSpace and User Interface Pioneer Dale Herigstad bring Augmented Television to the Masses

By Will Kreth @wkreth Ownership. It’s the root of the quest to make TV content more interactive – and it never seems completely within reach. Ownership has been the missing cotter pin –keeping the wheels of great ITV ideas off the TV screen. Who owns the content and what interactive rights are on the table, or not – has c-blocked US ITV innovation for the past 20+ years. Indeed, it’s no exaggeration to say that...

Radio [itvt]: Co-Founder, Dale Herigstad, on SeeSpace's New "Augmented Television" Device, InAiR

More News Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Tracy Swedlow on BlogTalkRadio At CES earlier this month, SeeSpace , a start-up co-founded by multiple-Emmy-winning interactive media designer, Dale Herigstad , unveiled an ACR-enabled "augmented television" device dubbed InAiR , that analyzes the programming the viewer is watching, and overlays related content. The content is presented via an innovative and graphically rich user interface (as one would expect from Herigstad, who, among other things, was part...

[itvt] Presents...The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013, June 25-26 in San Francisco

  • TVOT 2013 Will Feature Three Tracks, Close to 200 Expert Speakers and Panelists, and the Presentation of the 10th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television
  • Expanded Venue Will Accommodate Event's Rapid Growth
  • Tickets on Sale Now : Special Early-Bird and Group Rates Available
[itvt] is pleased to announce that the seventh annual TV of Tomorrow Show (TVOT) will take place June 25th-26th (Tuesday-Wednesday) at San Francisco 's famous Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) , where we have secured additional space this year to keep pace with the event's recent rapid growth . The TV of Tomorrow Show has been widely praised not only as a true experts' conference that attracts a veritable "who's who" of the...

"Who Owns the New Screen Experiences?" at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012

[itvt] is pleased to present a video recording of the special presentation, " Who Owns the New Screen Experiences ," which was one of the highlights of The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 (June 12th-13th). The presentation was described in the show brochure as follows: "TV and other entertainment screens define three "spaces" that designers must take into account: Surface Space (the surface of the screen), Content Space (the content and information that exists through the window of the screen), and Interaction Space (additional content and information in the space between the viewer and the screen).

LG Electronics CES News Round-Up

--Revamps its NetCast Connected-TV Platform
--Launches Google TV-Based Connected 3D TV Line
--Unveils "Magic Remote" for its 3D Connected TV's
--Partners with Gaikai to Bring Cloud-Gaming Service to its 3D Connected TV's
--Will Launch Verizon FiOS TV App on its Connected-TV Devices Later This Year
LG Electronics generated a fair amount of news at CES. Here is a round-up of interactive TV-related announcements and news from and about the company: The company unveiled its new Cinema 3D Smart TV 's, which among other things feature an upgraded version of its NetCast connected-TV platform. "Over the past year, LG has elevated the user experience of its smart-TV function by adding over 1,200 apps and a range of premium content services," the...

Google TV CES Round-Up

--Google Says Google TV Activation Rates Have More than Doubled Since October 2011 Software Update
--Marvell's ARM-Based Foresight Platform Incorporated into Next Generation of Google TV's
--MediaTek Launches 120Hz SoC for Google TV and Other High-End Connected-TV Platforms
--LG Launches 3D Google TV
--Vizio Launches Multiple Google TV Devices
--Sony Unveils Two Google TV Devices
--OnLive Connected-TV Games Platform Integrated with Google TV
--Newly Updated Google Patent Appears to Describe App Marketplace for Video Channels
Google TV generated a fair amount of news at CES. Here is a round-up of announcements and other news from and about the platform: Just prior to CES, a posting on the Google TV blog announced that the platform has seen its activation rates "more than double" since an update last October that enabled "a simpler interface, a new way to discover great Web and TV content, a more TV-like YouTube experience, and Android Market,"...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Shazam, STMicroelectronics, Fraunhofer HHI, TelVue

--ACR Company, Shazam, Begins Offering Unlimited Free Tagging on iOS Devices
--ST, Fraunhofer HHI Unveil Standards-Based 3D Adaptive Video-Streaming Software Receiver
--TelVue Launches B1000 HyperCaster IP Broadcast Server
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. Audio-based automatic content recognition (ACR) specialist, Shazam (note: the company, which is best known for offering a mobile application that consumers can use to identify music, as well as unlock supplemental content associated with TV shows--a process it calls "tagging"--recently raised $32 million in order to further its efforts to target...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VIII): Visible Measures, YouTube, YouView

--Social Video Analytics and Advertising Company, Visible Measures, Raises $13 Million
--YouTube Adds 2D-3D Conversion, Video-Creation Tools; Lets Verified Users Upload Long-Form Video
--YouView Appoints CTO
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. Visible Measures , which offers an analytics and advertising platform for social video, has announced that it has secured $13 million in a Series-D funding round, led by DAG Ventures with participation from Conde Nast-owner, Advance Publications , and from existing investors, General Catalyst Partners , Mohr Davidow Ventures and Northgate...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): News Corp., Permira, NDS, Orange, Percy3D

--Report: News Corp., Permira Planning New York IPO for NDS
--Orange Launches ACR-Based Social-TV App for iPhone
--PercyFX Lets Users Embed 3D Text in Movie Clips
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: News Corp. and Permira , which jointly own interactive TV and conditional access technology provider, NDS , have hired banks to arrange a New York listing for the company, the Financial Times reported last week. The newspaper said that it is not yet clear how much NDS's parent companies expect to...