ITV Doctor

The iTV Doctor Is In!: Viewers "Let Their Dijits Do The Walking"

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The iTV Doctor Is In! The Shape of Things to Come, Part 2

Dear Readers : Dontcha just love Fall? Football's cranking up, baseball is into the post-season, and the traditional new TV season has just begun. And with the new season comes innovation in the interactive television arena.

The iTV Doctor Is In! The Second Coming of Television Interaction

Dear Readers : Today we have a treat--a guest commentary from Thomas Engdahl, CEO of Magic Ruby: Does History Repeat Itself?: The Second Coming of Television Interaction.

The iTV Doctor Is in! Dan Eakins Reviews Shazam's new iPad App

Announcing the TVOT 2013 Cocktail Party, and the Presentation of the 10th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television If you're attending TVOT next week, don't miss the TVOT 2013 Cocktail Party , sponsored by Rentrak (6:00PM, Tuesday June 25th in the Grand Lobby of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts). The party will feature the presentation of the 10th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television , a celebration...

The iTV Doctor Is In! Twitter and InstantPlay from Ex Machina

Dear Readers : Most of us use Twitter for quick news, updates and the occasional guilty pleasure. And the folks in the content-creation and content-distribution worlds are finding that Twitter is an increasingly efficient way to distribute enhancements for television viewing. Last year, Twitter announced their plans to standardize some of that activity with Twitter "cards" with a number of flavors. Here's how the Twitter Developers site describes the options:

The iTV Doctor Is In!: Can We Time-Shift Twitter for TV?

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"Second-Screen Content: Have We Created a Monster?" at TVOT NYC Intensive 2012

Listen to internet radio with Tracy Swedlow on Blog Talk Radio [itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the session, " Second-Screen Content: Have We Created a Monster? ," which was one of the highlights of TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 (December 10th). The session was described in the show brochure as follows: "With new second-screen providers and apps coming online seemingly almost every day, the need for unique and original second-screen content is...

The iTV Doctor Goes Back to the Future (Again)

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The iTV Doctor Is In!: Walk-in Theater

Dear Readers : I walked into my office this morning and saw somebody riding a bicycle through a village--apparently in Japan. Then I heard a sound to my left and turned towards it. There was a storefront--a florist--with customers, and a bird chirping. From behind me I hear water dripping and turn around to encounter a young woman dipping a drink from a bamboo spout--it reminded me of the scene from the end of "Kill Bill." And then I hear a car pull up beside me and turn towards it.

The iTV Doctor Is In: Box and the Second Screen

Dear iTV Doctor: I read your columns about the necessity for second-screen providers to connect to operators' set-top boxes, and I'm a believer! Making that initial connection through the box, and then tracking the program with ACR (Automatic Content Recognition) is clearly the way to go. But I've just looked at one operator's Web site and seen the number of set-top boxes I have to connect to, and all of a sudden I'm not quite...

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