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  1. Visual Seeking for iPlayer

    Daniel Pope, Gokhan Urgun and Andrew Wheat

    Media Services, BBC Design + Engineering

    Visual Seeking for iPlayer

    The Media Services team explain the steps taken to create Visual Seeking functionality.

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  2. Restarting live BBC TV with the green button

    Jennifer Richardson

    Senior Product Manager, Interactive TV

    Restarting live BBC TV with the green button

    How the Green Button will enable viewers to restart live TV

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  3. Making BBC iPlayer the best place to watch BBC TV

    Dan Taylor-Watt

    Head of iPlayer, BBC Design & Engineering

    Making BBC iPlayer the best place to watch BBC TV

    The number one priority for the team developing BBC iPlayer is quality of experience; ensuring users get the best possible experience on the 10,000+ different devices iPlayer is now available on.

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  4. Testing times: Ensuring BBC App testing efficiency

    Michael Blades

    Senior Test Engineer, BBC TV & Radio

    Testing times: Ensuring BBC App testing efficiency

    Our testers are encouraged to evolve with the industry along with our developers and we constantly experiment and iterate on ideas to improve our ways of working within an agile team. We focus on up-skilling, pairing and training to make sure our team are sharing knowledge and introducing new ideas.

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  5. BBC iPlayer Radio introduces new 'My Radio' features

    Daniel Bean

    Senior Product Manager, Radio Product Group

    BBC iPlayer Radio introduces new 'My Radio' features

    MyRadio works by keeping track of the BBC Radio programmes you listen to online, in order to help you keep up with the programmes that you love and introduce you to new programmes we think you’ll enjoy.

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  6. Latest BBC iPlayer enhancements: Live Restart on mobile, Live events, HD by default and visual seeking

    Dan Taylor-Watt

    Head of iPlayer, BBC Design & Engineering

    Latest BBC iPlayer enhancements: Live Restart on mobile, Live events, HD by default and visual seeking

    Almost 10 years on from its original launch, BBC iPlayer is the most popular online TV service in the UK, not just in terms of usage but also in terms of positive word of mouth. It’s available on over 10,000 different devices and has been downloaded 40 million times from mobile app stores.

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  7. Building a reactive file-based delivery workflow for Video Factory

    Andrew Payne

    Senior Software Engineer

    Building a reactive file-based delivery workflow for Video Factory

    The Platform Media Services team build and run the Video Factory system which ingests, transcodes and delivers programme content onto BBC iPlayer. Video Factory is designed as a collection of microservice components.

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  8. New Homepages for all BBC Radio Stations

    Daniel Bean

    Senior Product Manager, Radio Product Group

    New Homepages for all BBC Radio Stations

    Users visit the radio homepages for a variety of reasons, from listening to live programmes to enjoying BBC selected output clips. All of the radio station homepages are receiving a two part redesign to provide a more effective experience for all user needs.

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  9. Introducing BBC iPlayer Kids

    Dan Taylor-Watt

    Head of iPlayer, BBC Design & Engineering

    Introducing BBC iPlayer Kids

    We decided to create a single app that enables kids to tell the app their age and instantly be presented with content curated specially for their age group. So 6 year olds are able to enjoy a mix of CBeebies and CBBC programmes without having to switch between two different apps.

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