The audio research summer update.
Our team of audio specialists use technologies such as 3D audio or speech recognition to design and create fully immersive, next-generation audio experiences, as well as testing and ensuring all audio broadcast by the BBC is of the highest possible quality.
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A new natural history pilot on BBC Taster featuring interactive 360˚ video and binaural sound
A brief outline of BBC research & development's facilities four years on from setting up the North Lab in MediaCityUK
Hyperaudio's Mark Boas talks about the future of communication
The audio team has been out in the in the woods. Read why ….
This two-day event on innovation in sound production and broadcasting will feature talks by inspirational artists, producers and engineers, and demonstrations of state-of-the-art audio technology.
The audio team has had an exciting opportunity to work with Blue Peter. Read more about how this came about ….
Sometime you enter the lab on a Friday afternoon and your team presents you with something which is just magical.
Some of the highlights of the work carried out by BBC Research & Development and their partners over the last 12 months
Automatically creating 30 second versions of songs for podcasts
We've created a special headphone mix of this World War One radio drama using binaural effects.
A description of the projects on BBC Research & Development's stand at IBC this year
Task-based assessment of new and existing visualizations
A look at some of the new audiovisual experiences on offer at BBC R&D's Commonwealth Games showcase in Glasgow