Cyrus Saihan

Head of Digital Partnerships

Blog posts in total 7

Posts

  1. Innovation, start-ups and the future of music

    It is exciting to consider what could come next from the UK’s music industry. With that in mind, as part of our Future of Music conference, we invited along some interesting start-ups to demo their products and services to the attendees.

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  2. BBC experiments with ‘Holographic’ TV

    Although the famous Princess Leia hologram from Star Wars was set a “long, long time ago”, this type of audience experience might not be that far away. Holographic experiences offer audiences a level of detail and realism that a short while ago seemed impossible but that are now becoming a reality.

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  3. Mind control your TV

    For our latest project, we took a simple low cost brainwave reading headset and created a ‘Mind Control TV’ prototype. It allows users to open an experimental version of BBC iPlayer and select a TV programme to view, using nothing but their brainwaves.

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  4. If you have an Oculus Rift developer kit, you can download the experience yourself on a MAC or on a PC. Try it out and let us know what you think.

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  5. As mentioned in my post yesterday, in Business Development at the BBC we partner with a range of companies in the digital and technology space to keep the BBC at the cutting edge of...

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  6. Hi I’m Cyrus Saihan, head of Business Development in the BBC’s Future Media division. In Business Development we work with third party digital and technology companies to make sure that we are using the latest technologies and platforms to help us make BBC products...

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  7. Hi my name is Cyrus Saihan and I work as Head of Business Development in the Future Media division of the BBC. In Business Development we work closely with a range of companies in the digital media and technology space to ensure that the BBC has a high quality presence on consumer devices (T...

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