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  1. Senior Product Manager

    BBC iPlayer update: Apple TV, better video quality and beta mode on TV

    I last provided an update on the development of BBC iPlayer on TV on this blog back in May and I wanted to provide an update on what we’ve been working on since then, including news on Apple TV, live restart and better video quality.

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  2. Senior Product Manager

    Introducing trailers on BBC iPlayer: Find more of what you like on the BBC

    Over the last 12 months, we’ve made trailers available on BBC iPlayer for some of the highlights coming up. From the new series of Sherlock to our Pure Drama trailer staring the incredible Suranne Jones, these have been really popular with the top trailer attracting nearly a million requests.

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  3. Head of iPlayer, BBC Digital

    BBC iPlayer enhancements: Live Restart on your TV, My Programmes and cross-device resume

    This summer, we’re rolling out some new features to give you even greater control over your iPlayer experience. We want to give you more control to make the things you love about the BBC even better and make it easier to find more of the things that might be of interest to you across the BBC.

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  4. Executive Product Manager

    Download full radio programmes to listen offline with the BBC iPlayer Radio app

    Today, we launched a major new version of the BBC iPlayer Radio app. This means for the first time, you will be able to download BBC radio programmes in full to your smartphone or tablet, listen to them offline without the need for an internet connection and keep them to enjoy for up to 30 days.

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  5. Senior UX Designer, BBC iPlayer

    BBC iPlayer Mobile Apps:  New navigation released

    We felt strongly that creating a consistent iPlayer navigation pattern across Android and iOS is the right approach, as we know more and more households have both mobile platforms accessing iPlayer; for example many use smart phones along with shared family tablets.

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  6. Senior Product Manager, BBC iPlayer Mobile Apps

    BBC iPlayer Mobile Apps: Reviewing operating system support

    To achieve the user experience and resilience that we all expect, it is crucial to find the right balance between reaching the largest possible audience and the additional complexity of supporting an ever expanding set of devices and operating systems.

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  7. Head, Business Development

    Mind control your TV

    For our latest project, we took a simple low cost brainwave reading headset and created a ‘Mind Control TV’ prototype. It allows users to open an experimental version of BBC iPlayer and select a TV programme to view, using nothing but their brainwaves.

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  8. Senior Product Manager

    BBC iPlayer on TV: BT Vision, Audio Description, Live Channels

    Over the last year, we’ve been focused on getting the same version of iPlayer to all users on the TV where possible.

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  9. Executive Product Manager

    After listening to people using our existing phone app, we know listeners expect a tailored BBC iPlayer Radio app that makes the most out of both the capabilities of and the way that they use their tablet.

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