An experiment in geolocated audio - and what we discovered.
Blog post on 13 Mar 2019
At the beginning of our audio AR research we took a sound walk through East London.
Blog post on 8 Mar 2019
A spot sound effect workshop, good feedback for Tellybox, Newnews and the Next Episode, and a new project on Text Mining.
Some of our thoughts on interactive and sound-led augmented reality, something we're interested in right now.
Blog post on 6 Mar 2019
Take part in our user survey: how do you feel about Alexa?
Blog post on 4 Feb 2019
Four public prototypes from Tellybox, recording the Next Episode, out and about with Newnews, and sad farewells to Jakub (and Freebird).
Blog post on 25 Jan 2019
Making the process of choosing what to watch enjoyable.
Blog post on 24 Jan 2019
The changing media consumption habits of young people are a huge threat - or opportunity, depending on how you look at it.
Blog post on 6 Dec 2018
Latest sprint notes from the IRFS team. Our new Alexa skill is released, the team gets arty at Somerset House plus much more
Blog post on 30 Nov 2018
We found people wanted to interact with Alexa - so built a skill to randomly dramatise a famously 'experimental' novel.
Blog post on 26 Nov 2018
Online news has been enhanced and improved with new technologies but it still works on the assumption that ‘one size fits all’. We're developing new story formats for BBC News...
Testing adaptable news with hard to reach audiences: Generation Z & women aged 28-45.
Blog post on 20 Nov 2018
Latest sprint notes from the IRFS team. Expanding our vocabulary, web accessibility and the emotional impact of news
Blog post on 13 Nov 2018
Welcome to the regular update from the Internet Research & Future Services team in BBC R&D. This week: Women Driven Development and World Mental Health Day
Blog post on 30 Oct 2018
This week: a three day hack on multimodal and voice, Newnews wrapping up, expanding the lexicon for the speech to text system, and a BBC mixtape.
Blog post on 17 Oct 2018