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Studio founder and industry insider Bill Pytlovany was best known for his leading role in creating the software behind the service now called, AOL. These days Bill is better known for cyber-security, community activism, photography and for helping to increase the performance and security of hundreds of thousand of Windows PC's with his super utility program WinPatrol.

Bill has worked with a number of high tech companies and media partners expanding the online world and traditional broadcast mediums. In 1995-1996, Bill was a member of a small group at Microsoft working on the "Information Highway PC" which evolved into multiple Windows products. Innovations included the Destination PC, the first TV/PC convergence system from Gateway Inc., and MTV's "Yak Chat Live", with Michael Jackson, the first Chyron based broadcast combining live online chats with music videos. Anytime you see live online comments appearing across your TV screen you can think of BillP.

Bill worked with the Walt Disney Corp. in the creation of "PrimeTime Player ", the first LIVE Interactive Television application and was one of the founders of ABC's Enhanced TV. Bill continues to publish articles on tech developments online on his Blog, Bits from Bill.

In his younger years Bill was a lead member on the team when:

  • AOL 1st launched as Q-Link, AppleLink, PC-Link, AOL
  • Microsoft created the concept of an Information Highway PC.
  • Gateway launched the Destination PCTV
  • Gateway created the Multi-Function keyboard
  • MTV had their first combined Internet/TV broadcast
  • CBS News streamed closed captioned feeds into online chat rooms.
  • Disney created ABC's Enhanced TV for Monday Night Football
  • Epson made millions connecting low ink to online purchases.

    These days Bill's time is devoted to local community services & as a cyber-security researcher, he helps expose and stamp out mystery programs commonly known as Spyware, Adware or malware.

    Bill is on a number of boards including Scotia-Glenville Traveling Museum, Freedom Park Foundation and was elected to the Scotia-Glenville Central School Board.

    Read the complete early story about Bill in the Albany Times Union. Broadband users can see BillP's interview on WRGB and learn more about our WinPatrol Utility and Anti-Spyware monitor.



    BillP Studios is located at Pytlovany Point on the banks of Collins Lake, in the village of Scotia, NY. Not far from the newest GLOBALFOUNDRIES chip plant is growing as ARM based chip technology is the power behind most tablets and smart phones. You're invited to learn more about our upstate NY community by going to VisitScotia.com.
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