Monthly Archives: November 2013

Feature Implementation: Thanksgiving Travel by Weather.com

This weekend millions of Americans across the United States will take to the roads or airways to visit loved ones for the Thanksgiving holiday. However, with inclement weather throughout much of the U.S. travel may prove to be a challenged and that is why Weather.com is providing a Thanksgiving Travel live chat with the Weather Channel’s Meteorologists leading up to the holiday. Read More…

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Nov. 18-24, 2013)

The past week in Social TV provided some great second screen experiences that comprise the current edition of the CoveritLive Social TV rankings. This week’s top five features live news reporting from Paris, the NFL’s Thursday Night Football, the Australian Rules Football draft, a marquee boxing match and live updates from the most recent Formula 1 race.  Read More…

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Nov. 11-17, 2013)

This week’s edition of the CoveritLive Social TV rankings features four marquee sporting events and live coverage from MTV’s European Music Awards. The National Football League once again claimed the top spot, while the Chicago Bears nailed down a position along with a pair of World Cup Qualifier experiences and the music awards.  Read More…

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CiL Feature Implementation: Marvel’s Thor-The Dark World Premiere

Millions of people around the world are fans of all things Marvel, including comic books, video games, action figures, TV shows and above all else, movies. The rabid fan base that anxiously awaits anything and everything from Spiderman, to The Avengers, to Iron Man and now the second installment of Thor needs a way to engage with Marvel’s biggest events. Marvel’s site effectively leveraged CoveritLive to deliver real-time commentary, images, social content and so much more during the Thor: The Dark World red carpet premiere event. Read more…

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The Evolution Continues with CiL 3.16

The most recent update to CoveritLive, 3.16 released in late October, continues to build upon the technologies we first brought to market in our September release. Using emerging web technologies with broad support across operating systems, browsers and form factors this release marks the next step in our continuing push to change the way you envision and deploy your live experiences. Version 3.16 includes a number of excellent enhancements including added flexibilty to use the SmartStream for preparing content, expanded access privledges for Panelists, UI improvements in the Viewer Window and improved tools for uploading Avatars. In addition we've included two new marquee features which we'll explore more deeply in this post.

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Case Study: Yahoo’s Fantasy Football experience

Check out what Yahoo Fantasy Sports is doing each and every week throughout the football season with its Fantasy Football Live implementation. CoveritLive integrates well into Yahoo’s dashboard experience, providing a moderated live chat and playing a key role in the dashboard by helping fantasy football enthusiasts with expert advice and important up-to-the-minute information.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Oct. 28 – Nov. 3, 2013)

After a week that featured a variety of new events from around the world, this week’s edition of the CoveritLive Social TV rankings comes with a heavy Swedish flare. European football in Sweden notched three spots in the top five, while the NFL maintained a spot in the ratings and F1 racing earned a place for the second straight week.

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CoveritLive: October 2013 in review

The month of October was another stellar month for CoveritLive as the second-most users joined CiL events last month than in any other month since the self-service model launched in July 2012. This installment’s infographic presentation explores October’s events that were highlighted by the Major League Baseball World Series, European football, NFL football, Apple’s second announcement in as many months and more. Here is a peek at key data and highlights from the top events of the month.

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