37 posts about Innovation on this blog
Tuesday 28 May 2013, 08:00
One of the challenges facing the BBC is the increasing pressure to produce ever increasing volumes of audio and video content for a variety of different platforms (e.g. for television, PC, mobile and tablet) whilst maintaining a very high level of quality.
Monday 8 April 2013, 10:00
I’m Nick Pinks and I work in the BBC’s Research and Development division as a Technology Transfer Manager.
Since the birth of radio in 1922, the BBC’s R&D team has played an important role in developing broadcast technologies and standards that change how content is produced, delivered and consumed...
Thursday 4 April 2013, 06:01
I’m Ian Astbury, a Senior Investigations Engineer in the BBC Radio Technology Team.
In my last blog on audio and music technology at the BBC I mentioned loudness measurement. I wanted to cover this in more detail and also to tell you more about how we are working with other broadcasters on a common...
Wednesday 3 April 2013, 06:00
I’m Richard Lyon, the head of test for the recently formed Test Group within Future Media Programmes & On Demand (POD) known as ‘POD Test’.
POD’s output includes the BBC iPlayer product, the iPlayer Radio product, /programmes, social plugins and personalisation capabilities across mobile, tablet...
Wednesday 20 March 2013, 11:58
I'm Matthew Browning and among other things I'm executive product manager for BBC Future Media's Media Tools group.
Among the millions of daily visitors to bbc.co.uk how many stop to consider where the programmes, news and live coverage they are enjoying actually come from? This is where my team come...
Thursday 7 March 2013, 09:30
Hi, I’m Tim Harness the project lead working on the BBC Edge Group.
The Edge is a forum within the BBC for programme makers, journalists, engineers and technologists who want to find new, different, innovative and/or low-cost ways of getting audio and video...
Monday 4 March 2013, 10:00
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...
Wednesday 6 February 2013, 10:02
I’m Michael Orwell a producer from BBC Knowledge & Learning specialising in science and based in London.
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Dara O Briain’s Science Club was a six-part BBC Two series which began in November 2012 where the big ideas in science were taken...
Monday 28 January 2013, 09:41
Hi I’m Matt Shearer, Delivery Manager for Future Media News - I manage the delivery of the News Product portfolio and I also lead on BBC News Labs.
BBC News Labs is an innovation project which BBC News started during 2012.
Tuesday 22 January 2013, 10:54
Hi, my name is Richard and I'm a technologist working in the BBC Blue Room.
It's my job to highlight immediate consumer technology trends and game changing media consumption devices and to bring them to the attention of our editorial, technical and management teams.
In the Blue Room we often find...
Tuesday 8 January 2013, 14:15
Hi I am the head of product for BBC News Online and lead the product strategy and development of website, mobile, tablet and IPTV products for News.
The change of year is a good time to look back and also forward. In the BBC News Online product team in recent weeks we have been reflecting on a year in...
Thursday 20 December 2012, 09:30
Hi I'm Yasser and until recently I was the head of User Experience and Design for TV & iPlayer, Radio & Music. Back in October I took part as a judge for the BBC User Experience and Design Connected Studio.
The brief for the event was...
Wednesday 12 December 2012, 09:50
This week marks an important anniversary for the BBC, online. Fifteen years ago bbc.co.uk first went live to the public and BBC Online was born.
I'm Ralph Rivera the Director of Future Media at the BBC and I wanted to look back at history of the BBC's websites and tell you a bit more about what this...
Monday 3 December 2012, 10:00
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 (TV / mobile...
Wednesday 28 November 2012, 12:00
My name is Helene Sears and I'm an Editorial Designer for BBC News.
My team produces a huge range of visuals including all of the daily charts, maps and infographics that accompany our online news stories.
Monday 26 November 2012, 16:15
The next couple of weeks are set to be very busy for the Connected Studio team as we prepare for a new year which will involve our back to back Creative Studios - BBC iPlayer and News.
Wednesday 21 November 2012, 10:15
In May the BBC Homepage became the first product to take part in the new Connected Studio initiative.
As product manager for the Homepage I was really looking forward to this and couldn't wait to hear the ideas which were going to be pitched to us.
Tuesday 6 November 2012, 10:40
I'm Matthew Clark, Senior Technical Architect for Future Media Sport.
As I wrote in my last blog post, it's been a busy year, due to a plethora of new features made in time for this summer's Olympics. With the Games now over, it's time to consider what's next: what is the future of online Sport coverage...
Monday 22 October 2012, 15:56
So after my last post where I shared a few lines on each of the current pilots, it's back to business as usual for the Connected Studio team.
A number of teams have just been selected to come back for the UX&D Build studio next week.
Tuesday 9 October 2012, 17:41
As we enter the autumn and Connected Studio starts its next wave of Studio events, I'd like to bring you up to date with the first 10 concepts that have been selected to be developed into functional pilots. The following were all pitched at the first three Creative Studio events held earlier this year...
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