Audiences are at the heart of everything the BBC does, and R&D is no exception. Our research into human behaviour and psychology helps the BBC decide how best to serve its audiences in an ever-changing media landscape.
What we learnt from running a professional studio shoot for our object-based cook-along.
Blog post on 16 Dec 2016
A look at our first steps in producing truly object-based visual media.
Blog post on 25 Nov 2016
Three things you need to know and one general trend.
Blog post on 18 Nov 2016
Some of the work we've been doing to explore devices with conversational and spoken interfaces.
Blog post on 4 Nov 2016
Exploring the potential of devices with conversational and spoken interfaces.
Our European counterparts visit to find out what our news teams have been working on.
Blog post on 26 Oct 2016
From Clean Audio to Object Based Broadcasting
White paper published Oct 2016
Some pictures from an exhibition of our Wifi Visualiser
Blog post on 1 Sep 2016
Catch up on the story so far in Peaky Blinders using structured stories
Blog post on 5 May 2016
Imagine a world where the narrative, background music, colour grade and feel of a drama is shaped in real time to suit your personality. This is called Visual Perceptive Media...
Our next phase of research falls into five main areas. Find out what we're planning.
Blog post on 16 Oct 2015
This study examined the impact of subtitle display rate on enjoyment for a representative sample of subtitle users. The results challenge previous assumptions.
Research paper published Sep 2015
This paper provides an overview of the subtitle research conducted by BBC R&D over the past two years.
Subtitle users enjoy subtitles even when faster than current guidelines, our research shows.
Blog post on 11 Sep 2015
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.
Blog post on 28 Aug 2015