16 posts about Connected TV on this blog
Friday 8 August 2014, 06:39
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...
Wednesday 4 June 2014, 09:48
The Live Guide is accessible from the landing page and will provide details of all the available live streams available to watch each day.
Friday 16 May 2014, 12:32
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.
Friday 4 April 2014, 08:35
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.
Wednesday 12 March 2014, 09:59
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.
Thursday 19 December 2013, 13:37
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.
Thursday 11 July 2013, 10:35
Xenon is a brand new embedded media player that was developed specifically for AS2 embedded devices such as Virgin’s TiVo
Friday 5 July 2013, 16:12
A quick summary of the best of the blog from the last 9 months as Eliza sadly bids us farewell
Friday 28 June 2013, 08:00
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...
Wednesday 27 March 2013, 06:01
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...
Friday 22 February 2013, 09:00
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.
Friday 8 February 2013, 10:00
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).
Tuesday 4 December 2012, 12:00
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
Tuesday 27 November 2012, 09:18
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...
Friday 28 September 2012, 14:04
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...
Wednesday 27 June 2012, 12:30
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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