Interactive TV Dictionary and Business Index

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The History of Interactive TV


https://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2001/apr/05/onlinesupplement5
https://prezi.com/2-vex0cev2yl/the-history-of-interactive-television
https://www.ecured.cu/Televisi%C3%B3n_interactiva
https://www.scribd.com/document/208115124/History-of-Interactive-Tv
https://www.rogertowne.com/InteractiveTV.htm
https://filebox.vt.edu/users/rochandl/Network/history.html
httpss://flimp6.wordpress.com/interactive-tv/
https://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bl_television_timeline.htm
https://www.gooddealgames.com/articles/Winky_Dink.html
www.researchgate.net/publication/220724866_Interactive_Television_-_A_Brief_Media_History

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. 

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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