ITV Doctor

New iTV Doctor Column Features an Interview with ivi TV Founder and CEO, Todd Weaver

--Column Explores ivi TV's Implications for the Interactive TV Space

[itvt] has just published the latest edition of Rick Howe's regular column, "The iTV Doctor Is In!" This edition focuses on ivi TV, a controversial start-up which claims that "technicalities in the copyright law" allow it to deliver live broadcast-network feeds via a PC application (see the articles published on itvt.com, September 13th and 21st).

New iTV Doctor Column Focuses on ICE's Interactive TV Commerce Solution

[itvt] has just published the latest edition of Rick Howe's regular column, "The iTV Doctor Is In!" THIS EDITION focuses on ICE Innovative Technologies, a company which has developed a solution that uses music-recognition technology to enable interactive TV commerce on DVR-recorded and VOD programming.

New iTV Doctor Column on Evolution Digital's Decision to Incorporate EBIF onto its One-Way DTA's

[itvt] has just published the latest edition of Rick Howe's regular column, "The iTV Doctor Is In!"

THIS EDITION focuses on Evolution Digital's decision to incorporate an EBIF agent onto its one-way DTA's (see the article published on itvt.com, September 1st). "One-way EBIF--what can you do with that?" the iTV Doctor asks. The answer to his question, the good doctor discovers, is that "you can do quite a bit..."

New iTV Doctor Column on Verizon FiOS TV's Companion Device (iPad/Tablet/Smart Phone) Strategy

[itvt] has just published the LATEST EDITION of Rick Howe's regular column, "The iTV Doctor Is In!" In this edition, Rachelle Zoffer, director of content strategy and acquisition at Verizon FiOS TV, and Maitreyi Krishnaswamy, the company's director of interactive video services product management, discuss Verizon FiOS TV's companion device (tablet/smart phone) strategy--which generated some buzz last week when the company demo'd a new app that brings live TV to the Apple iPad (see the article pu

New iTV Doctor Column on Interactive TV and "The Cloud"

[itvt] has just published the LATEST EDITION of Rick Howe's regular column, The iTV Doctor Is In! This week, the good doctor attempts to explain what exactly is meant by "The Cloud" and what its significance is for interactive TV. He is assisted by John Callahan, CTO of cloud-based interactive TV specialist, ActiveVideo Networks, and that company's director of technical business development, Jeremy Edmonds.

New Interview on Showtime's Award-Winning EBIF App, "Showtime Sports Interactive," New iTV Doctor Column on Pioneering Interactive TV Service, QUBE

[itvt] has just published an AUDIO INTERVIEW with David Preisman, VP of interactive television at Showtime Networks, and Geoff Katz, co-governor of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Interactive Media Peer Group, in which they discuss Showtime's high-definition EBIF-based "Showtime Sports Interactive" application.

New iTV Doctor Column Focuses on Pioneering Interactive TV Show, "Talkback to Showtime"

[itvt] has just published the latest in a new series of columns, collectively entitled PERSPECTIVE, from the iTV Doctor, Rick Howe. The series explores ground-breaking interactive TV efforts, and the impact those deployments still have on interactive television today.

New iTV Doctor Column Focuses on Pioneering Interactive TV Channel, The Jukebox Network

[itvt] has just published the second in a new series of columns, collectively entitled PERSPECTIVE, from the iTV Doctor, Rick Howe. The series explores ground-breaking interactive TV efforts, and the impact those deployments still have on interactive television today.

New iTV Doctor Column Features Interview with First-Ever Digital VOD Customer

--Karl Willard Was First Subscriber to Full Service Network (FSN) Back in 1994

[itvt] has just published the first in a new series of columns, collectively entitled PERSPECTIVE, from the iTV Doctor, Rick Howe. The series will discuss Full Service Network (FSN), QUBE, Video Jukebox, Sega Channel and other ground-breaking interactive TV efforts, and the impact those deployments still have on interactive television today.

New iTV Doctor Column on 3D TV

--Television Academy's Geoff Katz and Suzanne Stefanac Discuss the Interactive Media Emmys

[itvt] has just published the latest edition of Rick Howe's regular column, "The iTV Doctor Is In!" In this edition, the good doctor explores the emerging 3D TV space--among other things, interviewing Hitesh Shah, CEO of The Z Effect, a company that turns existing 2D programming into stereoscopic 3D.

Announcing the Winner of the iTV Doctor's Interactive TV Trivia Challenge

[itvt] is pleased to announce the winner of--and reveal the answers to--the iTV Doctor's Interactive TV Trivia Challenge. For more, please click here.

New iTV Doctor Column Features Interactive TV Trivia Challenge

[itvt] has just published the latest edition of Rick Howe's regular column, "The iTV Doctor Is In!" This edition features an interactive TV trivia challenge, focusing on the early history of interactive TV in the US.

(Note: The [itvt] editorial team will be on the road this week and early next week, so we are publishing on a reduced schedule. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience to our readers.)

New iTV Doctor Column Focuses on the Smartphone as an Interactive Companion Device for TV

[itvt] has just published the latest edition of Rick Howe's regular column, "The iTV Doctor Is In!" This edition focuses on the potential of the smartphone as an interactive companion device for television, and features detailed scenarios provided by Paula Suthern and Roger Demuth of ThirdWave Interactive.

(Note: The [itvt] editorial team will be on the road this week and next, so we will be publishing on a reduced schedule. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience to our readers.)

New Interview with Leap Media Group Co-Founder, Chris Pizzurro, New iTV Doctor Column

[itvt] has just published an interview with Chris Pizzurro, co-founder and principal of Leap Media Group, a digital media agency that offers media planning, creative, research and other services to advertising agencies looking to develop interactive TV campaigns for their clients. Pizzurro discusses Leap Media's origins, the kinds of clients it serves, how well advertising agencies understand the potential of interactive TV, strategies for approaching interactive and multiplatform ad campaigns, and much more.

New iTV Doctor PROFILES Column Features Cox's Video Strategy Chief, Steve Necessary

--Plus Edgar Villalpando on Google TV and Steve Jobs' Recent Comments on Cable's STB Business Model

[itvt] has just published the latest edition of Rick Howe's column, "The iTV Doctor: PROFILES." This edition features Steve Necessary, VP of video strategy and product management at Cox Communications. Necessary discusses, among other things, Cox's ongoing work in implementing SelecTV/EBIF and tru2way/OCAP, and reveals what happened to "On Ramp to OCAP."

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