Tag Archives: interactive

Facebook Watch Aims to Reinvent TV with New Interactive Shows (Variety)

Facebook Watch will launch a slate of new shows boasting interactive features like polls and quizzes to make good on the social platform’s intent to foster a greater sense of com... More

HBO Launches Steven Soderbergh’s Interactive Storytelling App ‘Mosaic’ Ahead of TV Premiere (Variety)

Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh’s latest project, “Mosaic,” is launching first as an app that lets viewers choose the narrative outcome of a murder mystery. HBO on Wednesday d... More

Live From the U.S. Open: IBM Watson Media Opens Up AI Possibilities for USTA (SVG)

IBM has long been a major tech player for the USTA at the US Open, providing backend technology ranging from the US Open app to the SlamTracker point-by-point analysis tool. This y... More

Disney Researchers Create Mixed-Reality ‘Magic Bench’ for Shared Experiences (Variety)

You’re sitting down in front of a screen looking at an image of yourself, as if facing a mirror. Then a tiny elephant saunters into the frame, plops down next to you — and prof... More

Netflix Lets Viewers Pick the Plot (NYT)

Attention, kids: Netflix just put you in charge. Netflix has released a new episode on its streaming service of the animated show “The Adventures of Puss in Boots” with an inte... More

Netflix Adds Interactive Storytelling (MCN)

Netflix has added a new wrinkle to its streaming library with the debut of an interactive storytelling component for two kid’s titles, Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale and B... More

Report: Potential $5M in Ad Fraud Daily from ‘Methbot’ (Krebs on Security)

New research suggests that an elaborate cybercrime ring is responsible for stealing between $3 million and $5 million worth of revenue from online publishers and video advertising ... More

NBC Preps Interactive Music Competition Series ‘The Stream’ (B&C)

NBC is giving aspiring musicians a chance to be discovered with a social-driven show called The Stream, which sees music industry titans seeking to unearth the next superstar via t... More

‘The Jungle Book’ Director Jon Favreau Wants to Push the Limits of Virtual Reality (Recode)

Disney’s live-action-and-CGI remake of “The Jungle Book,” released earlier this year and directed by Jon Favreau, was widely praised for its lifelike (and entirely digital) a... More