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[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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Virgin Media, TiVo, DirecTV, zeebox

--Virgin Media Provides Usage Stats for its VOD Platform and its TiVo-Based Hybrid-TV Service
--Virgin Media's TiVo Service Doubled Subscriber Base in Q4, May Add Netflix and Lovefilm
--DirecTV Begins Offering TiVo HD DVR Nationally
--zeebox Rolls Out Support for Tcommerce-Enabled Advertising
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. UK cable operator, Virgin Media , claims that its VOD platform and its TiVo-based hybrid-TV service are exceeding expectations, and has provided some statistics on usage of the services. "Customers watched more TV on-demand than expected in 2011 as the advent of Virgin Media's TiVo Service accelerates dramatic changes...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): DirecTV, Discovery, General Sentiment, Q Scores, Google TV

--DirecTV's Nomad Device Lets Customers Side-Load Content from their DVR's
--Discovery Names JB Perrette Chief Digital Officer
--General Sentiment and The Q Scores Company Launch "Social TV Audience Reaction Monitor" Service
--Final Version of Google TV Add-On for Android SDK Released
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. DirecTV has launched a device called the Nomad that allows customers to side-load recorded programming from their DVR to up to five mobile devices or PC's. Priced at $149 and built by Morega Systems, the device currently supports PC's, the iPhone and the iPod touch; future versions are slated to support...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): KIT digital, Harmonic, MobiTV, Motorola, NDS, Sky Deutschland

--KIT digital, Harmonic Partner to Enable Pay-TV Operators to Embrace Multiplatform Delivery
--MobiTV Claims Record Usage in September
--China's Henan Cable Selects Motorola M3 Media Server to Power VOD and Network DVR
--NDS Powers Push-VOD for Sky Deutschland
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. KIT digital and Harmonic have announced a strategic partnership that they say "harnesses their complementary product portfolios to offer an end-to-end multiscreen video architecture optimally managed for maximum performance. The two companies are working together to create solutions that enable tier-one video providers to expand existing broadcast and pay-TV services efficiently...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Roku, HBO, Sling Media, TiVo

--Roku Launches $49.99 Streaming Player
--HBO's "TV Everywhere" Service, HBO Go, to Launch on Roku
--Sling Media Launches SlingPlayer for Android Tablets
--TiVo Announces Availability of its $500 Premiere Elite DVR
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. OTT TV specialist, Roku , has launched a $49.99 streaming player, called the Roku LT. "The Roku LT streams 720p high‐definition video and features built‐in wireless," the company states in its press materials. "It will be available from Roku.com, Amazon.com and in retail stores nationwide beginning in early November. The Roku...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): ThinkAnalytics, TiVo, TV Genius, Netgem, Marmalade

--ThinkAnalytics Trumpets Major Operator Wins in Europe, North America
--New TiVo DVR Features Four Tuners, Two-Terabyte HD, THX Certification
--TV Genius in Content-Discovery Partnerships with Netgem, Marmalade
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and 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. We anticipate that it will take us several days 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Grande Communications, TiVo, BBC iPlayer, TVonics, Vizio, Hulu

--Grande to Use TiVo STB to Combine Linear-TV, VOD, IP Video and Interactive TV Apps into Single UI
--TiVo Reports Higher Revenues and Losses, Beats Guidance, Loses More Subs
--Software Upgrade Brings BBC iPlayer to TVonics HD DVR's
--Vizio's New Tablet Features Hulu Plus
Because the [itvt] editorial team is catching up with a backlog of news--and has also been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. TiVo said Wednesday that it has signed a deal with Texas-based cable operator, Grande Communications , under which its TiVo Premiere will be the exclusive DVR promoted by Grande. "As a result of the new relationship, TiVo Premiere DVR's and TiVo's multi-room solution...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Peel, Showtime Networks, GroupMe, Time Warner Cable

--Peel Launches Android Version of its Programming-Discovery Smartphone App
--Showtime's "Dexter" Smartphone App Launches Social-TV Functionality via GroupMe Integration
--Time Warner Cable Launches Whole House DVR, Start Over, Look Back, Caller-ID on TV in Dallas
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: Programming discovery specialist, Peel , has launched an Android version of its flagship smartphone app (note: for more on the iPhone version, see the article published on itvt.com, March 8th). "The app's home screen displays colorful thumbnails of 'Top Picks,' or favorite shows," Peel explains in its press materials. "Touch one...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Verizon FiOS, Virgin Media, Spotify, Wired City, YouTube

--Verizon Resumes Roll-Out of Version 1.9 of its Interactive Media Guide
--Virgin Media to Offer Spotify on its TiVo-Powered Hybrid-TV Service
--Funding Sought for "Internet Television Network," Wired City
--YouTube Invites Users to Check Out Experimental Re-Design of its Service
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: Verizon has resumed the roll-out of version 1.9 of its FiOS TV Interactive Media Guide, with launches in the Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay areas. The IMG 1.9 roll-out began in Harrisburg, PA, and Albany, Buffalo and Syracuse, NY in April, but was then suspended so that the company could "make some...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): OIPF, Ryz Media, Virgin Media, TiVo

--OIPF Elects New President
--Ryz Media Launches Social-TV/Programming-Discovery/Remote-Control App, blinQ
--Virgin Media Launches First Ad Campaign for its TiVo-Powered Hybrid-TV Service
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: The Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) --an industry group that is attempting to bring together telcos, consumer electronics manufacturers, and network infrastructure providers, in order to develop specifications for an open, end-to-end solution that will facilitate development and deployment of interactive, personalized IPTV services-- has announced the election of Dr. Nilo Mitra...

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