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Radio [itvt]: Keynote by David Lyle, CEO of National Geographic Channels, at TVOT NYC 2013

Discover News Internet Radio with Tracy Swedlow on BlogTalkRadio [itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT NYC 2013 keynote presentation by David Lyle, CEO of National Geographic Channels . The session was described in the show brochure as follows:

"David Lyle, CEO of National Geographic Channels, will cast light on his company's new television strategy, including its digital-/interactive-/social-TV plans--showing how that strategy is rooted in NatGeo's history...

Keynote by David Lyle, CEO of National Geographic Channels, at TVOT NYC 2013

[itvt] is pleased to announce a keynote presentation by David Lyle , CEO of National Geographic Channels , which will be a highlight of the morning schedule of TVOT NYC 2013 (December 11th at 450 W. 31st Street--10th, 12th and Penthouse Floors, NY, NY). More information on the presentation is below. For an updated Schedule of Sessions for TVOT NYC 2013, click here .

Announcing Speakers and Panelists for TVOT NYC 2013

  • Breaking: Event to Feature Keynote from David Lyle, CEO of National Geographic Channels
[itvt] is pleased to present a partial list of speakers and panelists for our fourth annual East Coast TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC 2013 (December 11th in New York City-- click here to register ! ).
The event will include a keynote from David Lyle, CEO o f National Geographic Channels , as well as a plethora of firesides, panels and newsmaker sessions featuring over 100 of the most important and...

Interview: Ensequence's Peter Low and National Geographic's Brad Dancer on National Geographic's Single-Screen Interactive TV Deployment on Dish Network

--Over a Six-Month Period, Viewers who Used National Geographic's "Sunday Night Interactive" Features Spent 25% Longer on the Channel
Listen to internet radio with Tracy Swedlow on Blog Talk Radio Last week (see the article published on, April 10th), National Geographic Channel announced that the Ensequence -powered single-screen interactive TV features--including polls, trivia, previews and more--which it offers during primetime on Sunday nights on Dish Network, had proved so successful that it now intends to expand those features to additional programs and distribution channels. According to the network, between August 2012 and January...

Ensequence to Present TVOT NYC Intensive Workshop on "The New TV Experience"

--Workshop Features Executives from Sony, Comcast and National Geographic
[itvt] is pleased to announce that Ensequence (which has just signed a major connected-TV deal with Sony ) will present a workshop at TVOT NYC Intensive on how television programmers can more easily produce and launch branded, interactive-TV experiences across traditional cable and connected TV's (note: to view the updated TVOT Schedule of Sessions, click here ; and to purchase tickets to the show, click here ). In addition to Ensequence, the workshop features high-profile...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III): GroupM, DISH Network, iStreamPlanet, Haivision, Jivox, Microsoft NuAds, Relentless Studios, National Geographic, Movea, MTS, ETI Software

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for a few weeks, because our editorial team was working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We are covering the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and will then resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a few more days to catch up with all recent developments, so...

Sesame Workshop, NatGeo to Supply Interactive Kids Programming for Microsoft Xbox

-- Xbox to launch Kinect Sesame Street TV and Kinect Nat Geo TV
Microsoft is teaming up with Sesame Workshop and National Geographic to develop interactive kids programming for the Xbox 360 that will allow kids to use Kinect motion-sensing and voice recognition technology to interact with educational programs. It also announced a deal with Disney Pixar to develop games based on Up , Toy Story 3 , Cars 2 and other movies. The Sesame partnership is a big lift for Microsoft, the Xbox 360, and its Kinect...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VIII): Rentrak, National Geographic, Roku, FlixFling, Rovi, Trident, RVU Alliance

--Rentrak Tapped by National Geographic Channel for VOD Advertising Measurement
--Roku in Deal with FlixFling
--Rovi Launches Cloud-Based Digital Entertainment Web Services Platform, Lands Deal with Trident
--RVU Alliance Grows its Membership Roster, Will Launch Independent Certification Program Shortly
Due to the large volume of news generated by the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which took place last week in Las Vegas, we are covering stories in this issue in summary/round-up form. Our regular news coverage will return shortly. Multiscreen media measurement company, Rentrak , has announced that National Geographic Channel has signed a contract to use its new AdEssentials service, which the company bills as "an ad reporting system that eliminates the time-consuming manual...

News Round-Up

--Germany's 7P Developing Interactive TV Widgets for Yahoo! Widget Engine
--Accenture Launches OTT TV Solution
--Amino in IPTV Set-Top Deal with CDE Lightband
--Brightcove Releases Version 4.1 of its Platform
--bwin Launches Social TV System
--Edgeware Appoints New CMO, EVP of Sales
--Fox Networks Names Julie Simon SVP of Advanced Services
--New IneoQuest Social TV Service Will Also Gather Feedback on Pay-TV QoS
--iStreamPlanet Integrates Silverlight Rough Cut Editor into its Video Workflow Automation Platform
--China's JENA to Integrate Qtv's Internet Media Player into its Connected TV's, STB's
--Netflix on Wii Now Available to All US Consumers
--Nordija Partners with
Here is a round-up of some other recent interactive TV-related stories that we didn't have room for in this issue: Cologne-based Seven Principles (7P) has announced that it is developing interactive TV widgets as a development partner of Yahoo! Connected TV . The company says that it will launch a phone book widget later this quarter, which it says "allows a search by name and place as well as a reverse search using the phone...

Broadband Video Company, Ooyala, Appoints New President and CEO

--Other New Hires Announced Monday by National Geographic, NDS, BigBand, Red Bee Media
Broadband video platform provider, Ooyala , announced Monday night that it has appointed Jay Fulcher as president and CEO, effective immediately. Fulcher, who will also join the company's board, replaces Ooyala co-founder and CEO, Bismarck Lepe, who will now take on the position, president of product strategy, and report to Fulcher. Fulcher most recently served as president and CEO of publicly held Agile Software, a provider of product lifecycle management solutions, and led its sale...