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[itvt] Presents "EBIF Intensive," a One-Day Workshop Featuring Canoe Ventures and CableLabs

--Will Take Place March 5th, Immediately after The TV of Tomorrow Show
--Tickets on Sale Now: Special Low Rates for TV of Tomorrow Show Attendees and Speakers
[itvt] is pleased to present " EBIF Intensive ," a special one-day workshop/dialog event that will take place in San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 5th, the day after The TV of Tomorrow Show (March 3rd and 4th) .

The event--which will be informal, intimate, interactive, and, of course, intensive--is sponsored by Canoe Ventures and CableLabs, the two organizations tasked with developing and implementing the US cable industry's...

[itvt] Presents…The TV of Tomorrow Show 2009

[itvt] Presents... The TV of Tomorrow Show 2009

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InteractiveTV Today [itvt], the first, best and most widely read news source on interactive and multiplatform television, is pleased to present the third annual TV of Tomorrow Show , March 10th-11th (Tuesday-Wednesday), 2009 in San Francisco, California at the famous Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. The first two TV of Tomorrow Shows were praised by sponsors, speakers, exhibitors and attendees not only as true experts' conferences that attracted a veritable "who's who" of the...

UK Broadcaster ITV Moving to Prevent Use of "iTV" and "ITV" as Acronyms for Interactive TV?

[itvt] was recently approached by UK commercial broadcaster, ITV (whose name is an acronym for " Independent Television Network "), with a request that we amend our logo on the grounds that it is infringing on the broadcaster's brand. In addition, we have received informal reports that a number of other companies have been contacted about altering their branding to avoid infringement on ITV's trademark--with some even claiming to have been told by the broadcaster...

itaas's Rustagi and TVWorks' Thomson on the Companies' New ETV/tru2way Partnership

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At the NCTA Cable Show in New Orleans last month, itaas--a company which, among other things, operates developer programs,
under the brand "istart," for Time Warner Cable's Mystro Digital Navigator (MDN) and OCAP Digital Navigator (ODN) platforms and for Cisco's SARA/PowerTV and OCAP Axiom platforms--announced
that it has been tapped by TVWorks--a joint venture between Comcast
and Cox whose forbears include Liberate Technologies and
MetaTV--to operate a developer program...

DISH Network Execs Discuss the Company's New ITV Advertising Deal with NBC Universal

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In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of
Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," Michael Finn , VP of
advertising sales at DISH Network, and Scott Higgins , the company's
director of interactive programming, discuss DISH's new interactive
TV advertising deal with NBC Universal, and the company's plans to
make increasing use of the DVR hard drive for its interactive TV
...

[itvt] Radio: Jim Louderback, CEO of Revision3



In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of
Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," sponsored by TiVo, Jim
Louderback , CEO of Revision3 , provides an overview of his
company--which bills itself as "an actual TV network for the Web,"
and which produces its own original, broadcast-quality programming.
Topics discussed include funding, download numbers, revenues,
demographics, distribution strategy, content strategy, advertising

[itvt] Interview: Tara Maitra, VP and General Manager of Content Services at TiVo

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As VP and general manager of content services at TiVo, Tara Maitra is in charge of the company's broadband content strategy--which sees it aggregating a line-up of downloadable movies and programming through partnerships with Amazon and around 60 other content providers, and also enabling subscribers to its service to access video from the open Internet via a PC connected to their TiVo device. The company also recently announced a deal with YouTube that will enable...

[itvt] Radio: ANT's Richard Baker on the Company's Product Strategy and More


In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of
Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," Richard Baker , EVP of sales
and marketing at UK-based interactive TV software provider, ANT
(note: Baker, who joined the company earlier this year, was previously
general manager of technology products and services for the EMEA
region at RealNetworks), discusses the company's new multiplatform
application development strategy, its experimental Twitter ITV application,
its new proof-of-concept EPG application which displays up to 45 channels

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

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