Posts Tagged ‘BBC’
The Listening Project is a new initiative to create a space for ordinary members of the public to share their thoughts, opinions, memories and stories, using audio, via the BBC and have them preserved in one of the greatest libraries in the world.
We’re all encouraged to record and share the intimate conversations we’re having with [...]
Ovum analyst Jonathan Doran was one of those lucky enough to get a ticket for the one of the joint BBC/NHK Super Hi-Vision demonstrations in London during the Olympic Games. Ovum has published Jonathan’s thoughts on watching “8K” pictures and listening to 22.2 surround audio, which he describes as:
“both emotionally engaging and highly immersive. Big [...]
BBC R&D’s John Zubrzycki was in the audience at Broadcasting House to see the opening ceremony shown in Super Hi-Vision (SHV) on a 7680 pixels by 4320 pixels 8-metre wide screen and with 22.2 multichannel 3-dimensional sound system. The combined effect was more like telepresence than TV. John and the rest of the audience were [...]
Robin Seatter, Head of BBC History, has contributed a timely post to the BBC Blog on innovations in broadcasting and broadcast technology since 1948 when British households that were lucky enough to have a TV received 64 hours of programming. This was a remarkable achievement considering the second World War had ended only three years [...]
For the last couple of years, a BBC R&D team has been involved in the activities of the W3C initiative to bring open standards to audio production and, as this blog post (the first of two) puts it, “synthesise audio on the web”. The team has been playing with various APIs (Application Programming Interfaces), [...]