23 posts about Radio on this blog
Monday 7 July 2014, 17:48
I’m pleased to say that today sees the launch of the BBC’s first iPlayer Radio app for Windows Phone 8 users
Thursday 27 March 2014, 15:34
This week we released an update to the BBC iPlayer Radio apps for Android and iOS as well as an improvement to the desktop iPlayer Radio console.
Friday 14 February 2014, 15:49
The list of radio programmes you favourited in BBC iPlayer are stored in an old system we call “Dynamite”. A request to retrieve your favourites from Dynamite would not give a complete list, it would only return those programmes which are currently available to listen to.
Friday 14 February 2014, 11:00
With a Twitter reach of 6.9 million in six weeks, people can watch content through Facebook, YouTube, G+, Instagram and Tumblr. They also are successfully using micro social videos in Vine and Instavideo, and other publications and sites can embed the live stream onto their home pages.
Monday 10 February 2014, 11:06
One of the advantages of enhancing this webpage is that we can now have just one homepage that gives a taste of all radio across the BBC. We hope this will make it less confusing for users who previously had a different experience on the radio page in BBC iPlayer.
Thursday 23 January 2014, 16:12
The most popular categories and programmes are more prominent on the new page and we are linking directly to our selection of programmes, clips, podcasts and events.
Monday 18 November 2013, 09:30
We also allow you to “follow” a presenter which means we can present a more personalised experience when you visit Playlister. So far we have 12 presenters involved, and we aim to increase this number over the coming months, to cover a wider range of music and tastes.
Wednesday 13 November 2013, 12:10
We chose Handlebars as the template engine, loading the templates dynamically via AJAX. The BBC Playlister Spotify App is composed of five templates (Home, Browse, Playlist, Your Tracks and Offline). All of them are loaded dynamically avoiding a long load time.
Monday 30 September 2013, 13:51
We’ve added simple controls to choose whether to allow downloads when on mobile networks or just on WiFi (to avoid data charges), to ‘queue’ as many downloads as you like, and to manage your downloaded content quickly and easily via the new ‘My Downloads’ section of the app.
Tuesday 4 June 2013, 08:01
This is an overview of what we think object-based broadcasting might be, how it's different to traditional broadcasting and what benefits it could potentially bring to our audience.
Recently there have been a number of public facing experiments (here and here) which have explored various aspects of taking...
Friday 26 April 2013, 13:06
Hi everyone and welcome to another round up of news from across BBC Online.
We announced the launch of the new BBC iPlayer Radio app on Android earlier in the week and the feedback has, for the most part, been positive both on the blog and across the industry.
As Digital Spy commented:
“The folks at...
Wednesday 24 April 2013, 09:14
I’m James Simcock, Executive Producer for mobile in BBC Radio, and assisting as Product Owner in the build team for BBC iPlayer Radio on mobile devices.
Together with Chris Kimber, the Executive Product Manager for BBC iPlayer Radio (across platforms), and the mobile development team in Salford, I...
Friday 19 April 2013, 14:34
I’m Laura Davis, Publications Editor for the BBC Proms. One of my responsibilities is to manage the production of the annual BBC Proms Guide, a book that contains full concert listings for that year’s Proms season, along with newly commissioned editorial articles and supplementary information.
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 13 February 2013, 09:45
Hi I’m Ian Astbury a senior investigations engineer in BBC Technology and I work with a small team that provides technology expertise across BBC Audio & Music (A&M).
As well as supporting existing production facilities we aim to help A&M in finding new and innovative ways
Thursday 13 December 2012, 12:30
Hi, I'm the Executive Product Manager for BBC iPlayer Radio.
The last two months have been exciting for BBC Radio on digital platforms: in October we launched BBC iPlayer Radio, bringing together all of the BBC's English language radio stations (57 of them!) into one coherent digital product across...
Wednesday 5 December 2012, 10:00
I'm Dan Taylor, Executive Editor for TV and iPlayer and part of my job is ensuring the TV programmes the BBC commissions and produces are as discoverable as possible online.
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...
Monday 26 November 2012, 09:45
I'm Yasser Rashid the Head of User Experience and Design for TV & iPlayer, Radio & Music. My team work across a range of different digital propositions in the TV and Radio space that include improving current experiences and thinking about future ones.
Friday 26 October 2012, 15:10
At our recent A&M Online Event for independent suppliers on October 12th, I shared our strategy for the BBC's radio and music online service and how we go about delivering this working with external suppliers.
It was a great opportunity for us to look at the launch and future of iPlayer Radio and share...
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