Televisionation: Halsey Minor’s New Video Platform - TVOT/ITVT is pleased to present another episode of “Televisionation,” our new video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era. This episode features Halsey Minor, founder/co-founder/investor (CNET, Salesforce, Google Voice, OpenDNS, Vignette...), who is now CEO of next-generation media and telecom infrastructure company, Live Planet: the latter’s new service platform, VideoCoin Network, launched today. According to the company, it significantly reduces the cost of encoding and distributing video content by drawing on...

Call for Participation: New Video/Audio Podcast Series

ITVT is producing a new series of live and on-demand video and audio podcasts that will explore how the advanced/interactive TV industry is responding to the Covid-19 epidemic. If you would like to share your thoughts on how the epidemic will change the TV and advertising industries, and tell us what your company—or you yourself—are doing to prepare for this new reality, please contact us at . We look forward to hearing from you—and...

Self-Driving Cars, Mobility-on-Demand, and the Future of Video at TVOT SF 2017

Nio Vision Car [itvt] would like to draw our readers' attention to a panel that we expect will be one of the highlights of The TV of Tomorrow Show 2017. The panel has been organized by Arthur Orduna, a well-known figure in cable and advanced-TV circles, who is now Chief Innovation Officer at Avis Budget Group. Here's the description of the panel from the TVOT Schedule of Sessions: 4:45-5:40PM, June 28th (Wednesday)

Video Recap of The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013

[itvt] is pleased to present a video recap of The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco), which includes numerous interviews with speakers, panelists, sponsors and attendees. (Note: We recently announced our next East Coast TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC 2013 , which will take place December 11th in New York City .) Click to register for Early-Bird Tickets to TVOT NYC 2013!

[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... Rolls Out Deeper Integration with Facebook

In a posting on its corporate blog last week, , 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 rolled out deeper Facebook integration, in order to help users to discover their Facebook friends on its service and to enable them to share more easily on Facebook when they broadcast.

"Finding your Facebook friends...

Envivio Launches SilverLiveTV

--Silverlight 3-Based Solution Designed to Deliver Premium TV to PC's and Macs
Multiplatform encoding solutions specialist, Envivio (note: the company recently launched iLiveTV , a mobile video encoding and distribution solution for evaluating, developing and deploying live and on-demand video services for the Apple iPhone-- see the article published on, June 9th ), announced Friday the immediate availability of what it claims is the first complete encoding and DRM protected distribution solution optimized for Microsoft's newly launched Silverlight 3 platform. Dubbed SilverLiveTV, the new solution is...

ffwd Launches Facebook App to Facilitate Use of Web Video in a Social Network Strategy

--Round-Up of Recent ffwd News
Social TV/navigation company, ffwd (the company describes its goals as to "reinterpret the television channel from the perspective of crowd sourcing, personalization and the social graph" and to "make the ever-expanding video Web easier to navigate"), announced earlier this month the release of a Facebook application which it says will make it easier for "celebrities, companies, organizations and their fans" to make relevant video content discoverable through their social networks. According to the company, the...

PBS Launches a Broadband Video Portal

US public broadcaster, PBS, announced Wednesday the beta launch of a new PBS Video Portal ( that features on-demand full-length PBS programs in multiple genres, as well as content from local PBS stations--all viewable through what the broadcaster describes as a "state-of-the-art" player. PBS says that the portal will eventually also offer feature-length films and documentaries, as well as live events and performances. According to PBS, the portal, which will be monetized through banner ads,...

[itvt] Radio - BitTorrent President, Ashwin Navin, on the Company's Detente with Comcast

--The Interactive TV Month in Review In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s new talk radio show, "The TV of Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," Ashwin Navin , co-founder and president of peer-to-peer technology provider, BitTorrent , discusses that company's recently announced agreement with Comcast, which calls for them to work together to address infrastructural issues raised by the growing popularity of video and other rich media on the Internet.