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International Interactive Emmy Award Winners Announced

At the MIPTV conference in Cannes earlier this month, the
International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the
winners of its International Interactive Emmy Awards (note: the
awards, which were organized in partnership with Reed MIDEM, were
hosted by UK comedian, Brian Conley). The winners (together with
descriptions of their winning projects, provided by the International
Academy) were: Best Interactive Program: Finland's Invisio for "Staraoke" ("'Staraoke'
is an interactive cross-media concept, which combines a TV show for
kids with a karaoke-type PC game and a Web community. The
Staraoke PC game is a singing game where the player controls the
game character on the screen with the pitch of his/her voice. The

[itvt] Radio: Execs from VR Company, Mindark, Discuss its Emmy-Winning Interactive TV Project

In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," Magnus Eriksson , chief development manager, and Christian Bjorkman , director of special projects at Mindark , the company behind the virtual world, Entropia Universe , discuss the interactive enhancements the company created for the Swedish television drama, " The Truth about Marika ." Viewers of the show--which was recently awarded the Emmy for Best Interactive TV Service...