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TVOT 2014 SUPER-EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH

Super-early-bird registration for [itvt]'s eighth annual TV of Tomorrow Show (June 10th-11th, 2014, at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco) ends at midnight Friday, February 28th . Super-early-bird registration allows you to attend the TV of Tomorrow Show for just $775 , representing a savings of $500 off the regular price of a ticket (and guaranteeing you a seat at this limited-attendance event). To take advantage of this discounted pricing, click...

Radio [itvt]: "TV Advertising 2.0 Is Here: Is the Industry Ready?" at TVOT NYC 2013

Listen To News Internet Radio Stations with Tracy Swedlow on BlogTalkRadio [itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT NYC 2013 session, " TV Advertising 2.0 Is Here: Is the Industry Ready? " The session was described in the show brochure as follows:

"This session will identify the most significant new technologies, platforms, business models and strategies currently disrupting the TV advertising space, and attempt to determine their...

TVOT 2013 DISCOUNT REGISTRATION ENDS TUESDAY, APRIL 30TH

--LAST CHANCE TO SAVE $300 ON YOUR TVOT TICKET!
Discount registration for [itvt]'s seventh annual TV of Tomorrow Show (June 25th-26th, 2013, at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco) ends at midnight Tuesday, April 30th . Discount registration allows you to attend the TV of Tomorrow Show for just $975 , representing a savings of $300 off the regular price of a ticket (and guaranteeing you a seat at this limited-attendance event).

[itvt] Presents...TVOT NYC Intensive 2012

East Coast "TV of Tomorrow Show" Event Will Feature Three Tracks, over 100 Expert Speakers and Panelists, Hands-On Workshops, the Return of [itvt]'s Popular Holiday Party, and Much More Tickets on Sale Now: Special Early-Bird and Group Rates Available [itvt] is pleased to announce that our third annual TVOT NYC Intensive will take place Monday, December 10th at 730 Third Avenue in Midtown Manhattan . As its name implies, TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 will pack...

DISH Network CES News Round-Up

--Launches Whole-Home HD DVR Solution with 2,000-Hour Storage Capacity
--Adds VOD Streaming Support to DISH Remote Access App for iPad
--Partners with Thuuz on Google TV App that Offers Sports Fans Alerts Based on "Excitement"
--Signs Multiplatform Distribution Deal with Univision
--Gives Prospective Subscribers "TV Everywhere" Access to a Selection of its Programming
--Expands On-Demand Access to HBO Programming
--Adds 3,000 On-Demand Children's Titles to its Blockbuster @Home Entertainment Package
DISH Network generated a fair amount of news over the past couple of weeks at CES and beyond. Here is a round-up of recent major announcements from the company: Most significantly, the company has unveiled a whole-home HD DVR system consisting of two devices--the Hopper and the Joey--and providing the ability to store up to 2,000 hours of programming (thus giving it the ability to function as a catch-up service for primetime programming--see below). "The...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): adRise, Akoo, Bravo, Warner Bros.

--adRise Launches Interactive Advertising Platform for Connected TV
--Akoo Awarded Patents for Technology that Lets Smartphones and Tablets Control On-Demand TV
--Bravo Launches Facebook Game, Will Feature Each Week's Winner on "Watch What Happens: Live"
--Warner Bros. Launches Facebook Game for "The Big Bang Theory"
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. San Francisco-based start-up, adRise , exited stealth mode earlier this week with the launch of an interactive advertising platform for connected-TV devices, which it bills as "allowing advertisers to reach audiences via Internet-connected TV's, and publishers to earn TV-like ad revenue, via a real-time bidding exchange. adRise has been operating under...

Wes Williams on Netflix's "Qwikster" Announcement

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): VDS, Warner Bros., YOU On Demand

--VDS Demo's its New Watercooler Social-TV Tool at Cable Show
--Warner Bros. in China VOD Deal
Due to the large volume of news being generated this week by the Cable Show, we are covering today's stories in abbreviated round-up/summary form: VDS and its cable market sales partner, UniSoft , have announced that they are demo'ing Watercooler, VDS's new automated, rules-based social-TV tool, in the Cable Show's CableNET exhibit this week. "With Watercooler by VDS, an exciting new product for the generation of social media posts synchronized with television content playback, broadcasters...

Virgin Media to Offer ESPN Classic on Demand

UK cable operator, Virgin Media , said Friday that it is adding content from ESPN 's ESPN Classic channel to its TV Choice VOD service, starting February 14th.

Interactive TV News Round-Up

--Former MSNBC Host, Keith Olbermann, Joins Current TV
--HTC Invests $40 Million in Games-on-Demand Company, OnLive
--iDirect, Sky-Stream Enable Access to On-Demand Programming on Apple TV in Remote Locations
--LodgeNet Releases List of Top-10 VOD Movies on its In-Room Interactive TV Platform in 2010
--Twitpic Launches Video Sharing on Twitter
--Report: Wal-Mart's Vudu OTT Service Could Threaten iTunes' EST and Internet VOD Dominance
Here is a round-up of some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: Current TV , a channel well known for its use of user-generated content and other interactive initiatives (including, for example, its VCAM--or "Viewer Created Ad Message"--program, which invites viewers to upload their own video ads for participating brands; and "Bar Karma," its soon-to-premiere interactive TV series created by "The Sims" creator, Will Wright, and Worldwide Biggies CEO,...

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