Sibyl is a personalised recommender system using a novel drag and drop interface to elicit user preferences and a fast client-side recommender engine.
This prototype website includes around 70,000 English-language programmes from the BBC World Service radio archive which have all been categorised by a machine. We're inviting users to explore the archive and help make the metadata better by validating and improving the tags.
A system for quickly finding moments within TV shows using subtitle search. Also used to prototype novel ways of navigating multimedia and new techniques for searching large archives of audio and video.
A participatory art experience created by BBC R&D in conjunction with internationally renowned artist Olafur Eliasson. It ran at the Tate Modern in London for 6 weeks. During that time, our installation captured over 10,000 "light graffiti" created by the general public, all of which can be explored online.
Perceptive Media takes storytelling back to something aligned to the storyteller and audience around a camp fire. It uses Internet technologies and sensibility to create something much closer and engaging for the audience. "Breaking Out" - the audio drama - is our first demo of this concept.
A little list to help you find, store and retrieve the TV and radio programmes you want to remember. We are using this to learn about and explore how people remember programmes.
Try out our second screen application for exploring how groups of friends can work together to find interesting things to watch.
A web application that will convert any BBC URL into a QRCode with the BBC logo embedded within the image. As used by BBC London News.
A very simple application that displays live subtitles on the web for all BBC TV channels plus a look at some possible uses from searching to topic notifications.
A proof-of-concept for representing drama and stories on the web; letting you explore our programmes, catch up on story-lines, discover new characters, dive into the archive and share what you find. Try out the prototype and explore the worlds of Doctor Who and Eastenders.
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A quick experiment to automatically generate subtitles for an episode of The Archers. We then explored what we could with them, from seeing which character is talking to automatic chapterisation.
RadioDNS is open technology that lets broadcast radio and the internet work together: enhancing the listener experience, and making radio better. RadioVIS uses this technology to add visual information to radio and we have released a reference client and code to test RadioVIS services.