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Head of Digital Partnerships
Although the famous Princess Leia hologram from Star Wars was set a “long, long time ago”, this type of audience experience might not be that far away. Holographic experiences offer audiences a level of detail and realism that a short while ago seemed impossible but that are now becoming a reality.
Technologist, BBC Blue Room
The BBC Blue Room returned to the IFA (Europe’s largest Consumer Electronics & White Goods Trade Show) at the start of September, tasked with investigating the latest technology trends, and deducing what the potential impact the latest innovations will have on both broadcasters and audiences.
Post Production Coordinator, Casualty
The theme for this Connected Studio brief was 'Smartphone Storytelling’, based on giving audiences a starring role in the form of internet-first ideas that look specifically at participation - the successful concept we developed was for The Casualty Storybook project.
Executive Product Manager
The Top Ten Comedy Kit is an extension of the award-winning BBC Digital Maker Kits - a system that has already produced game makers for Doctor Who, Children in Need and Technobabble; music visual creators for BBC Introducing and Ten Pieces; and storytelling tools for EastEnders and Blue Peter.
Language Technology Producer
BBC News Labs and BBC Digital Development have produced an innovative tool called “ALTO” which assists multilingual journalists in re-versioning news video content. ALTO combines a number of language technologies to allow a single language journalist to generate multilingual voice-overs.
General Manager – BBC Digital, Sport & Children’s
BBC Digital is running a recruitment evening in Quay House, Salford Quays on Wednesday 23 March. We’ll be showcasing our fantastic digital products and talking about the vacancies we’ve got at the moment including Test Engineer, Senior Software Developer and Senior UX Designer roles.
Language Technology Producer
We have launched an online pilot service that offers continuous video play in different languages to our global audiences. In this joint effort with the BBC World Service and Global News Ltd we are trying out the latest language technology: machine translation and computer-generated voices.
General Manager, News Product
Google AMP is a new open and shared, web standard for publishing content pages, optimized for mobile consumption. Google have announced the initiative today and the BBC together with around 20 global publishers have been involved in the design and definition of the approach.
Head of Digital Creativity, BBC Digital
As part of our new mixital platform we’ve given our audiences the tools to get creative with some of the BBC’s biggest brands. It gives them the chance for the first time to create their own content based on the shows they love.
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.