"The State of Cable Interactive TV" at TVOT NYC Intensive

[itvt] is pleased to present an AUDIO RECORDING of " The State of Cable Interactive TV ," the opening panel session at TVOT NYC Intensive.

The panelists for the session were:
-- Chris Faw , SVP of operations, Time Warner Cable Media Sales
-- Mark Hess , SVP of video business and product development, Comcast
-- Arthur Orduna , CTO, Canoe Ventures
-- Tracy Swedlow , editor-in-chief, [itvt]...

New iTV Doctor Column on OneLink's Deployment of EBIF-Based Interactive TV

--Features Interview with OneLink CEO and Cable-Industry Veteran, Ron Dorchester
[itvt] has just published the latest edition of Rick Howe 's regular column, " The iTV Doctor Is In! "

In THIS EDITION , the iTV Doctor interviews Ron Dorchester , CEO of Puerto Rican cable operator, OneLink , about his company's deployment of EBIF-based interactive TV, which employs user agents and applications from FourthWall Media on a Scientific-Atlanta/Cisco plant.

(Note: [itvt]'s regular news coverage, which was on hiatus...

Announcing Speakers and Panelists for TVOT NYC Intensive

[itvt] is pleased to present a partial list of speakers and panelists for TVOT NYC Intensive (November 18th, New York City), our new event devoted to the new national interactive TV platform and the rise of the ITV economy. Please be aware that we are currently finalizing the participation of a number of other speakers and panelists, and that we will be announcing these shortly, together with the schedule of sessions for the event. Rob...

TVOT NYC Intensive Early-Bird Registration Closes This Thursday

Early-Bird registration for [itvt]'s TVOT NYC Intensive (November 18th, 2010 at the Museum of Arts & Design in New York City) ends at midnight this Thursday, September 30th.

Early-Bird registration allows you to attend TVOT NYC Intensive for just $675 , representing a savings of $200 off the regular price of a ticket (and guaranteeing you a seat at this limited-attendance event).

To take advantage of this discounted pricing,...

Time Warner Cable Launches Remote DVR Manager in San Diego, Desert Cities

Time Warner Cable said Monday that it has launched its Remote DVR Manager service in its San Diego and Desert Cities markets. According to the company, the service allows customers to schedule and manage recordings remotely from any Internet-connected computer or browser-enabled mobile device. Customers will be able to schedule and modify both single and series recordings, the MSO says, all with real-time conflict resolution.

In order to use the service--which is...

Turner Sports and the NCAA Form NCAA Digital in 14-Year Agreement

Turner Sports and the NCAA said Tuesday that they have signed a 14-year agreement to form an operation called NCAA Digital , wherein Turner will manage and operate the NCAA's digital portfolio and strengthen coverage of all 88 NCAA championships. According to the parties, NCAA Digital will encompass and additional NCAA digital platforms, including mobile Web and applications, as well as other connected devices. Turner will enhance editorial coverage and the technology behind live...

News Round-Up (II): Canoe Ventures, Disney/ABC, Nielsen, FourthWall Media, Blue Ridge

--Canoe CTO: US Cable Industry to Focus on Interactive TV Commerce
--New Disney/ABC-Nielsen iPad App Uses Audio Watermarks to Enable Broadcast-Synchronized ITV
--FourthWall's "My Football Tracker" EBIF App Launched by Blue Ridge Communications
Due to the large volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. Our regular news coverage will return shortly. Cable operators and technology vendors are increasing their focus on tcommerce and plan to launch tcommerce trials next year, Arthur Orduna , CTO of Canoe Ventures , the company tasked with implementing the US cable industry's plans for interactive and addressable advertising, told...

News Round-Up (VII): YouTube, Zappware, linkID, Concurrent, Zon TVCabo

--YouTube Trials Social TV-Enabled Live Streaming Video Platform
--Zappware, linkID Develop "Red-Button" Interactive TV Application for Smartphones and Tablets
--Zon TVCabo Taps Concurrent to Expand its VOD Offering
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a few more days for us 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 don't yet see your news covered in this issue,...

justAd.TV to Unveil Technology that Lets Operators Run Internet-Style Ads on Non-Linear TV

--Technology Is Targeted at Cable, Satellite and IPTV Operators and HbbTV Broadcasters
Israeli interactive TV advertising company, justAd.TV , contacted [itvt] Tuesday to let us know about its exhibit plans (Booth 5.B09s) for the IBC. The company, which is appearing at the show for the first time, says that it will launch a complete TV advertising system that is designed to enable cable, satellite and IPTV operators and HbbTV broadcasters to apply "Internet-style" advertising to non-linear entertainment services, such as VOD and DVR-recorded content. The system has...

Time Warner Launches Three More "TV Everywhere" Services for Verizon FiOS Customers

--Verizon FiOS TV Launches New Features for IMG 1.8, Reveals Feature Plans for IMG 1.9
Verizon said last week that Time Warner is launching broadband VOD services for three more of its channels-- Adult Swim, Cartoon Network and truTV --on Verizon FiOS TV Online . The new "TV Everywhere"-type services join similar services from Time Warner-owned TNT and TBS, which launched on FiOS TV Online in June (note: the "TV Everywhere" distribution model--which was originally championed by Time Warner chairman and CEO, Jeff Bewkes--seeks, via authentication technology, to make programming...