Between the 6th and 10th of August the ICoSOLE project team travelled to a field in Belgium to take part in a technical trial at the Dranouter music festival. We all arrived equipped with servers, laptops, video cameras, audio equipment and enough cable to stretch across Belgium (or that's what it seemed like!). The following few days were intense, loud and hot, but very productive and interesting. In this post we will share with you what we got up to at this event.
We're carrying out a series of studies at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival to understand ways in which the BBC might enhance its coverage of live events.
Prototyping ideas for connected devices using the Eurovision Song Contest as inspiration.
We present some videos showing a variety of current and experimental methods for connecting and controlling devices, and describe some conclusions from our research in this area.
Lots of prototypes this week: Euromeme, Home Front trial and Atomised News, plus twitter sentiment, and deep neural nets in the cloud.
From guerrilla trials to Lean experience mapping, this post describes the various techniques used during the life cycle of a large content discovery project.
Responsive story explorers, advanced IP networks, cloud computing and Eurovision
A new natural history pilot on BBC Taster featuring interactive 360˚ video and binaural sound
Video news stories in a snackable format
Updates to BBC Shuffle on taster, CODAM, atomised news and more
We've just unveiled the BBC micro:bit - an entry level, pocket-sized computer that children can program
200th edition of Weeknotes, jam packed bumper special!