Tagged with: Connected TV

16 posts about Connected TV on this blog

  1. Testing BBC Connected Red Button

    Friday 8 August 2014, 06:39

    Krishnan Sambasivan Krishnan Sambasivan Junior Developer inTest

    Previously when we had only a small amount of automation a lot of time was spent manually testing builds on a device, sometimes we needed to repeat this testing once a build was found to have bugs. With more automation both in validating developed builds and testing on devices, we can find bugs faster...

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  2. Summer of Sport on the BBC Sport App on Connected TV

    Wednesday 4 June 2014, 09:48

    Justin Barritt Justin Barritt Executive Product Manager

    The Live Guide is accessible from the landing page and will provide details of all the available live streams available to watch each day.

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  3. Update to BBC iPlayer on Sky+ HD

    Friday 16 May 2014, 12:32

    Marcus Parnwell Marcus Parnwell Executive Product Manager

    It’s been over 18 months since we launched this version of BBC iPlayer and I am pleased that we have been able to work with Sky to make some significant improvements to BBC iPlayer on the Sky+ HD platform.

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  4. Testing BBC iPlayer on Chromecast

    Friday 4 April 2014, 08:35

    David Colter David Colter Senior Test Engineer

    We developed our Chromecast capability in partnership with Google. They provided us with their software development kit for us to integrate Chromecast connectivity into our iPlayer apps. We were also given some design rules to define how the cast experience was to work in use.

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  5. Welcome to the new BBC iPlayer on TV

    Wednesday 12 March 2014, 09:59

    Marcus Parnwell Marcus Parnwell Executive Product Manager

    We are currently offering users a preview of the new version of BBC iPlayer for big-screen devices. If the preview is available for your TV device (see list below), you will see a new link at the bottom of the screen inviting you to try out a new version.

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  6. Connected Red Button: a first look at the new service on Smart TVs

    Thursday 19 December 2013, 13:37

    Jennifer Lyons Jennifer Lyons Product Manager

    This new service will run alongside the existing Red Button service during its ‘beta period’, giving viewers a chance to try the new service whilst it is tested and refined.

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  7. Xenon Embedded Media Player

    Thursday 11 July 2013, 10:35

    Gareth Jones Gareth Jones Software Engineer

    Xenon is a brand new embedded media player that was developed specifically for AS2 embedded devices such as Virgin’s TiVo

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  8. Goodbye!

    Friday 5 July 2013, 16:12

    Eliza Kessler Eliza Kessler Content Producer

    A quick summary of the best of the blog from the last 9 months as Eliza sadly bids us farewell

     

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  9. Promotional Panel for Connected Red Button: Glastonbury and Wimbledon

    Friday 28 June 2013, 08:00

    Jennifer Lyons Jennifer Lyons Product Manager

    Today I wanted to tell you about some exciting new features in the Connected Red Button and how this is going to give viewers more access to live events on the BBC.

    Connected Red Button is currently available in Virgin TiVo homes by pressing the red button on the remote when watching a BBC channel on...

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  10. Making the TV Application Layer Open Source

    Wednesday 27 March 2013, 06:01

    Peter Lasko Peter Lasko Senior Product Manager

    I’m Pete Lasko and I am a technical product manager in the BBC’s Future Media TV and Mobile Platforms department.

    Roux Joubert previously blogged about some of the challenges we face in building BBC Connected TV applications and the actions we took.

    Today I would like to tell you how the BBC is making...

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  11. Designing the Connected Red Button

    Friday 22 February 2013, 09:00

    Robin Gibson Robin Gibson Senior UX Designer

    Connected Red Button reinvents traditional Red Button bringing BBC online to the living room.

    The service launched on Virgin TiVo platforms in December 2012 and the BBC will be rolling it out to other connected TVs during 2013.

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  12. Building Connected Red Button

    Friday 8 February 2013, 10:00

    Duncan Fortescue Duncan Fortescue Technical Lead

    Hi I'm Duncan Fortescue the technical lead for the BBCs Connected Red Button.
     
    Last month saw a major milestone for our team here in MediaCityUK in Salford as we launched the Connected Red Button on its first platform (Virgin TiVo).

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  13. Connected Red Button Launch

    Tuesday 4 December 2012, 12:00

    Matt Coulson Matt Coulson Executive Product Manager

    I'm Matt Coulson, Executive Product Manager for Red Button in BBC TV and Mobile Platforms.

    Today we are launching the new BBC Connected Red Button on the Virgin TiVo service with plans to roll out the service to a range of connected connected TVs

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  14. BBC iPlayer October Performance

    Tuesday 27 November 2012, 09:18

    Dave Price Dave Price Head of BBC iPlayer

    I'm Dave Price the head of BBC iPlayer and we've just published our monthly iPlayer performance pack for October.

    We thought the Olympics was the highlight of the year but I'm delighted to tell you that we have broken the 200-million-requests-per-month mark, with 213 million requests for TV and radio...

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  15. Building Connected TV Apps

    Friday 28 September 2012, 14:04

    Roux Joubert Roux Joubert Head of TV&Mobile

    I'm Roux Joubert, Head of the TV & Mobile Platforms team based in the BBC's new offices in MediaCityUK, Salford.

    I am privileged to lead an amazing team responsible for building some cutting edge and award winning products, who brought you the BBC iPlayer on TV and mobile, as well as News, Sport and...

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  16. The Future of Red Button

    Wednesday 27 June 2012, 12:30

    Daniel Danker Daniel Danker General Manager

    I'm Daniel Danker, General Manager of On Demand at the BBC, and today I spoke at the Future of Broadcasting conference on integrating online and traditional TV, focusing on our vision for Red Button.

    Thirteen years ago this week, the BBC launched the first interactive experience for Wimbledon audiences...

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