Segment #1 Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, And Other NY Celebs Star In This Huge Hurricane Sandy PSA The storm might be over, but Hurricane Sandy’s damage remains.
So the New York Governor’s Office reached out to Deutsch NY to pull together the city’s most famous celebrities to ask people to open their wallets and donate to help New York rebuilding efforts.
“This hurricane just exploded and destroyed homes and people,” Al Pacino said when he, Robert De Niro, Steve Buscemi, Whoopi Goldberg, Edie Falco, Michael J. Fox, and more gathered to shoot a PSA for the Empire State Relief Fund in just two days.
“We might be in a hurry,” said Ed Burns, “but if you stop and ask a New Yorker to help, you’re going to get it.”
Watch the spots below to hear the Sandy horror stories of the star’s families as told by them and see what you can do to help: READ MORE
CBS December 4, 2012 11:43 AM
WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – Verizon has filed a patent for targeting ads that collect information from infrared cameras and microphones that can detect the amount of people and types of conversations happening in customers’ living rooms.
The set-top box technology is not the first of its kind – Comcast patented similar monitoring technology in 2008 that recommended content to users based on people it recognized in the room. Google TV also proposed a patent that would use video and audio recorders to figure out exactly how many people in a room were watching its broadcast.
Verizon filed for the application in May 2011, but the report was published last week due to laws stating that all patent applications be published after 18 months.
FierceCable first publicized the Verizon patent that gives examples of the DVR’s acute sensitivity in customers’ living rooms: argument sounds prompt ads for marriage counseling, and sounds of “cuddling” prompt ads for contraceptives. Read More
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