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Producer, BBC Connected Studios
Connected Studios hosted a workshop to investigate whether the BBC Archive can be utilized to help stimulate memory in dementia sufferers. The workshop provided essential insight into life with dementia, which the team incorporated in their development of ideas for new digital experiences.
BBC Minute CatchUP is a player that sits on your web browser and provides a 60 second news bulletin every half an hour. It’s the first pilot to come out of the Connected Studio, World Service partnership programme, and it’s available to try on BBC Taster.
From the outset we all knew that tackling this project would require us to think and plan in a different way to usual. We make over 40 episodes of Casualty every year and after 30 years the processes involved in producing an episode are almost second nature.
Language Technology Producer
We want to build an automated system that will not only monitor hundreds of international TV channels, radio stations, online articles and social media; this system will also be able to observe trends and detect news stories and events in several languages.
BBC Taster was designed to be a space to be experimental with new formats, talent and technology. Our intention was that Taster would be filled with ideas from all around the BBC and we wanted audiences to come and Try, Rate and Share our new projects.
Head of Interactive, Radio 3
Symphinity is a new storytelling app that uses playlists to guide you through the history of classical music, introducing you to the artists who create it, the places and periods they inhabit and the worlds they create.
Head Market Engagement
The BBC relies upon the UK’s digital media indie sector to help build and maintain the quality of our online services. At least twice a year we invite a number of digital suppliers and industry representatives to a series of presentations and updates about our development strategy for BBC Online.
Co-Founder and Head of Product, TouchCast
But as I watched Connected Studio work their magic one workshop after another, I realized they were becoming the oil in the machine.
Digital Development editor, BBC World Service Group
Technical engagement with Africa is only one aspect of a wider plan to connect with African audiences better.