91 posts about BBC Online on this blog
Wednesday 17 December 2014, 13:27
In this last video speakers from each of the day’s sessions took to the stage to respond to questions from the audience
Wednesday 17 December 2014, 13:12
We recently conducted research around a topic we labelled ‘Digital Needs’ – exploring the various ways and reasons that people use the internet and how this differs between different demographic segments.
Tuesday 16 December 2014, 08:30
We want to encourage a wide range of the best digital innovators to participate, and work together to develop online services and create BBC digital media products for the future.
Monday 15 December 2014, 10:01
These projects included the delivery of coverage solely via an IP infrastructure; streaming live 360 degree imagery to virtual reality headsets, complete with binaural sound; and tests using 4K and 4G technology.
Friday 12 December 2014, 12:32
During my brief session (a tough billing - sandwiched between Connected Studio’s hugely entertaining Robin Cramp and a much needed tea break) I talked about procurement; the role of Market Engagement, and gave an overview of the three digital frameworks we implemented this year.
Wednesday 10 December 2014, 13:00
In this brief interview I talk through Future Media’s five priorities and some of my highlights from the last six months, including the Our World War interactive video; R&D’s fantastic work at this summer’s Commonwealth Games; and developments in BBC Music, BBC Playlister and BBC Earth.
Wednesday 10 December 2014, 08:30
At the recent BBC Online Briefing, alongside my colleague Jon Howard, I talked about the motivations and aspirations behind the initiative; some of the steps we’ve already taken this year; and some of the exciting projects we’ll be delivering throughout 2015.
Tuesday 9 December 2014, 11:11
it was great to return to the BBC Online Briefing to talk to digital suppliers about the Our World War interactive video project.
Thursday 6 November 2014, 13:48
In general, once a piece of content is published on BBC Online, it should stay there...
Thursday 18 September 2014, 10:39
Across our content set, there are varied sources with many thousands of new items published every day, and our APIs have to be able to respond to a large variety of aggregations and filtering requests from many different sites & apps.
Wednesday 20 August 2014, 10:16
For reporting incidents we use TPEG messages that we have extended in a way to enrich data will all necessary details. TPEG (Transport Protocol Experts Group) is a standardised format for travel news reports, allowing incidents relating to many different modes of transport to be captured in a structured...
Friday 15 August 2014, 09:15
as you approach completion for the software you have to maintain stability, it also means you can’t edit right up to transmission: video is stable and known and has one output device. In software one “quick change” to something like a scoring system could break the whole thing...
Thursday 24 July 2014, 13:27
I am pleased to announce that we have now awarded framework agreements to a number of successful digital suppliers.
Tuesday 22 July 2014, 20:12
We have a system comprising 58 application servers and 10 database servers that provides programme and clip metadata. This data powers various BBC iPlayer applications for the devices that we support (which is over 1200 and counting) as well as modules of programme information and clips on many sites...
Wednesday 16 July 2014, 11:40
This event highlighted opportunities at BBC Future Media for top female tech talent and encouraged honest discussions around bridging the gender gap in technology.
Wednesday 2 July 2014, 11:07
Since the end of the 2012 London Olympics our goal has been to adopt the practice of Responsive Web Design. This provides techniques such as the use of media queries to optimise and adjust a design, helping us to finally cater for the true, universal nature of the web.
Monday 30 June 2014, 13:33
We covered a diverse range of topics including how we evaluate areas for development; the broadcast of data; and the 'internet of things.' We even managed to throw in a couple of Star Trek references! Please take a moment to watch the video and feel free to add any questions of your own in the comments...
Monday 30 June 2014, 13:19
My presentation shows that despite the range of competing delivery methods linear TV remains remarkably resilient, with the majority of viewers still finding content via the EPG, and many watching the same live programmes every week. In this video I discuss various scenarios for the future of TV based...
Friday 27 June 2014, 10:16
I really don't know how this happened.
Thursday 26 June 2014, 13:39
I spoke at the recent BBC Online Briefing about the new broadcasting system and the ways in which BBC R&D engages with the digital industry through joint product development, developments with SMEs, and research projects, as well as our involvement in cross industry initiatives.
Staff from the BBC's online and technology teams talk about BBC Online, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button and the BBC's digital and mobile services. The blog is reactively moderated. Your host is Nick Reynolds.
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