Interactive TV Dictionary and Business Index


http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2001/apr/05/onlinesupplement5
http://tvinteractiva.no.sapo.pt/mba_docs/mba_02.html
http://www.rogertowne.com/InteractiveTV.htm
http://filebox.vt.edu/users/rochandl/Network/history.html
http://www.itvalliance.org (Further down the homepage)
The Road to Convergence: Network Transformation and IP
http://www.pbs.org/opb/crashcourse
http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bl_television_timeline.htm

GOtv - 1994 - U S West (now Quest) interactive entertainment information service.

The Box (formerly Video Jukebox Network, The Jukebox Network)

Sing Along With Mitch - During 1960-66, (including re-runs), Mitch Miller lead a sing-a-long with the TV audience.

Smell-O-Vision - Though primarily a theater experieince, in 1995, smells were offered as a compliment to the TV Program.

Talkback To Showtime
- 1981, Viewers dialed a 900 number for viewer interaction. See the itvt.com story.

WebTV for Windows

It's reported that Todd Rundgren in 1978 gave the first interactive television concert by broadcasting live over the Warner/QUBE system in Columbus, Ohio (the home audience chose each song in real time during the concert by voting via QUBE’s 2-way operating system). (Reference.)




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