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- Current raises the 'Bar' Levine, Stuart // Daily Variety;12/22/2010, Vol. 309 Issue 56, p11
The article offers information on Current TV LLC's television program "Bar Karma," which allows the viewers to shape the plot via social networking web sites, and is set to start on February 11, 2011.
- How to develop a general biology course for interactive television. Rogers, Bill // American Biology Teacher;Sep97, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p420
Gives instructions for the development of a biology course for interactive television. Information on the formats and design of the course; Examination of copyright issues; Benefits of interactive television in education.
- Which superhighway is it? GF // Broadcasting & Cable;11/8/93, Vol. 123 Issue 45, p44
Reports on the pessimistic view of cable industry's research consortium Cable-Labs regarding the potential of interactive cable. Lack of subscriber interest for the services; Change in the cost of building fiber systems and their reliability to improve video delivery.
- Web TV. O'Malley, Chris // Popular Science;Oct96, Vol. 249 Issue 4, p49
Reports on developments that will bring about a convergence of Internet and television. Surfing the World Wide Web on television screens; Multiple viewers of one Web page; Which companies are developing such technologies; Role of the cable companies; Efforts being made to work out the final...
- Interactive television. Murrie, Michael // Quill;Mar94, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p28
Discusses developments which reflect the entry of interactive television news. Videotron Ltd.'s offering of the first television news; Activities of newspaper that has something to do with interactive video news; Background on the company NuMedia, a venture by NBC and IBM.
- A new interactivity. Guy, Sandra // Telephony;10/27/97, Vol. 233 Issue 17, p22
Details the efforts of interactive television vendors in the United States to develop the technology. Effort of manufacturers to develop standards-based plug-and-play devices that can be operated through the television's remote; Offering of Internet access over cable networks by WebTV Networks...
- Columbus Dispatch owner to provide interactive TV. A.P. // Editor & Publisher;3/18/95, Vol. 128 Issue 11, p25
Reports on plans of the Columbus, Ohio-based Dispatch Printing Co. to create a subsidiary which will provide wireless interactive television services in the area. Use of interactive television to facilitate banking, home shopping and college registration services.
- Viewers ready to interact. Brown, Joel // Electronic Media;05/11/98, Vol. 17 Issue 20, p16
Presents information on Interactive Television which was show cased at the National Cable Television Association National Show during the week ending May 4, 1998. Indication that the Internet has taught consumer interactive programming; Suggestion that the way people watch television have...
- The Infobahn comes to Orlando. Blank, Christine // American Demographics;Jun95, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p13
Looks at viewers' reactions to the trial run of Time Warner's Full Service Network (FSN) in an upscale Orlando neighborhood. Viewer interest; Preference for movies; Viewers' desire for even more choices; How FSN combines computer, cable television and telephone technologies to create a...