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"The Arrival of Participation Media" at TVOT NYC 2015

[itvt] is please to announce the TVOT NYC 2015 keynote presentation, " The Arrival of Participation Media ."

The keynote--presented by Adi Sideman , founder and CEO of live social broadcasting company, YouNow --will begin at 11:25AM on the Beatrice Stage (note: TVOT NYC 2015 takes place Thursday, December 3rd at the SVA Theatre, 333 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011)

Comcast to launch Share2TV personal video streaming on Xfinity X1

By Steve Donohue, for [itvt]
LOS ANGELES – The Cable Show – Comcast said Tuesday that it will soon allow its Xfinity X1 subscribers to live stream personal videos with other Comcast subscribers. The nation’s largest cable MSO said the new Share2TV feature for its Xfinity Voice service would let subscribers stream video captured with a smartphone to the homes of subscribers thousands of miles away. Comcast is also talking to other cable MSOs about supporting the personal streaming video...

Interview: Producer Kathryn Jones Discusses Interactive Live-Streamed Play, "Better Left Unsaid."

" Better Left Unsaid ," a play that ran in New York's Center Stage theater, January 28th through February 6th, offered a paid live stream on the Internet (note: the live stream was priced on a sliding scale from $2.00-$18.00). The streaming version of the play was composed from footage from several cameras, which was edited in real time using NewTek's TriCaster portable live production system. The play also allowed online viewers to send in...

Brightcove to Power Live Streaming Video for Sundance Film Festival

--Will Also Power Extensive Line-Up of On-Demand Video
Online video platform provider, Brightcove , will today (Wednesday) announce that the Sundance Institute is using its platform to support new live and on-demand video initiatives for the 2011 Sundance Film Festival (takes place January 20th-30th in Park City, Utah). According to Brightcove, which has been the Festival's official online video provider since 2008, the Sundance Institute has expanded its online video offerings this year to include live video coverage of major screenings and other...

News Round-Up (IV): Irdeto, Sky Deutschland, Bluestreak, Aprico, Axel Springer, ivi, Mirada, Ericsson

--Irdeto Powers Sky Deutschland's New iPad VOD App, Demo's Interactive Social TV at IBC
--ivi Says "Technicalities in the Copyright Law" Let it Deliver Live TV Channels via the Internet
--Update: Mirada Integrates Navi EPG with Ericsson's IPTV Middleware
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,...

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,...

Justin.tv Launches Live Broadcasting App for Android Smartphones

In a posting on its corporate blog Wednesday, Justin.tv , a San Francisco-based company that bills itself as "the largest online community for people to broadcast, watch and interact around live video," announced that it has launched a live broadcasting app for the Android platform (note: the company previously launched an iPhone app that allows users to receive broadcasts from its service; it plans to roll out a live broadcasting app for the iPhone in...

BBC Develops Prototype Connected-TV App that Pulls Related Web Content into a Live TV Stream

--Radio 4 Offering Comedy Flashmob Program through BBC's Red-Button Interactive TV Service
In a posting Wednesday on the BBC Backstage blog (note: BBC Backstage is billed by the corporation as "a developer network to encourage open innovation and support new talent," and as offering "content and data feeds...for people to build upon under a non-commercial basis"), the BBC's Andrew Littledale unveiled a prototype connected-TV application that is designed to answer the questions: "What [will] set-top boxes connected to the Internet...look like for the user" and "What kind...

CBS Unveils a Range of Multiplatform and Interactive Enhancements for "Big Brother"

CBS on Monday unveiled an array of multiplatform and interactive enhancements that it plans to offer around the latest season of the long-running reality TV show, " Big Brother " (premieres July 8th, 8:00-9:00PM ET/PT). According to the broadcaster: Full-length episodes, highlight clips and other video content from "Big Brother" will be distributed across the CBS Audience Network, thus "allowing a community of fans to watch the program online and incorporate clips into their blogs,...

Students at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program Produce Live Interactive TV Show

--Show Developed as Final Project for Class on "Live Experimental Interactive Television"
Shawn Van Every, a lecturer at New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program, contacted [itvt] Tuesday to let us know about " UnItv ," a live interactive TV show that has been produced by his students as the final project for his class on " Live Experimental Interactive Television ."

"'UnItv' is an exciting new venture in live television," Van Every told us by email. "Performed as a local news broadcast, the...

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