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- Viewers get interactive with GTE mainStreet. Bernier, Paula // Telephony;12/5/94, Vol. 227 Issue 23, p18
Reports on GTE Main Street's plan to offer interactive television games based on existing programming. Game shows planned by GTE; Features of the interactive versions of the shows.
- Vendors maneuver at cable show. Cataldo, Anthony // Electronic News;12/12/94, Vol. 40 Issue 2044, p30
Reports on the maneuver of information consultants (IC) and systems vendors at the Western Cable Show to establish control in the interactive television market. Focus on set-top boxes, cable modem technology and video servers; Development of digital audio/video decompression chip technology.
- Battle of the boxes. Boroughs, Don L. // U.S. News & World Report;9/12/94, Vol. 117 Issue 10, p70
Examines the battle between interactive television and the personal computer for consumer's time and money. New technology bringing capabilities of PCs and televisions together; Advantages of television, personal computers and set-top boxes; Offerings of various companies; Shifting fortunes as...
- Should commercial TV market itself as a medium? Reid, Alasdair // Campaign;10/19/2001, Issue 42, p10
Presents views of marketing executives on the dominance of interactive television (ITV) over television marketing in Great Britain. Stance of chief executive officer of Initiative Media, Jerry Hill on interactive television; Image problem of ITV claimed by Channel 4 commercial director Andy...
- Letting viewers buy will sell interactivity. CM // Broadcasting & Cable;5/23/94, Vol. 124 Issue 21, p70
Features Paul Allen Group President and Chief Executive Officer Vern Raburn's discussion on interactive television. Projected returns from service sellers; Revenue-generating material from wireless platforms; Performance of interactive applications.
- Mobile Gaining Ground, but TV Still Rules. TANKLEFSKY, DAVID // Multichannel News;3/29/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 13, p8
The article offers information about the "Multichannel News/B&C, "TV Everywhere & Anywhere" breakfast event on March 24, 2010, wherein a group of panelists indicates that the mobile and Internet viewership are making cross-platform interactivity as part of mainstream media consumption.
- Microsoft gears up for interactive competition. Berniker, Mark // Broadcasting & Cable;11/7/94, Vol. 124 Issue 45, p53
Reports on Microsoft Corp.'s positioning as global software leader in interactive television. Expansion of alliance relationships; Plans for interactive television trials with Tele-Communications Inc. and Southwestern Bell; Importance of systems integration; Development of CD-ROM titles.
- Oracle steps up interactive TV plans. Berniker, Mark // Broadcasting & Cable;7/3/95, Vol. 125 Issue 27, p25
Reports the decision of Oracle to provide its Media Objects interactive multimedia authoring tool which will run on the PowerTV platform, the next generation of networks and set-top boxes. Note on the features of authoring tool; Use of the tool by Bell Atlantic Video Services, Tele-TV and others.
- DaVinci in interactive kid TV deal. // Adweek Western Edition;11/21/94, Vol. 44 Issue 47, p10
Reports on the planned creation of the first interactive television channel for children by DaVinci Time & Space.