Neurotech Rig

Status: dormant
How might we use Neurotech feedback signals to help us test, refine and customise News experiences?
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Investigating Neurotech Feedback

BBC News Labs has been working with Imperial College London’s Data Science Institute.

We created a “Neurotech Rig” which used EEG and Eye Tracking to measure strength of emotional response, and “attention” for a video experience. See the write-up from Digital Economy 2014 on our blog.

The project is currently dormant while we work out next steps with Imperial College, and while our “Pool of Video” platform emerges.

The Neurotech Rig at Imperial College


Next Priorities

  1. Create a publically accessible "pool of video" with enhanced metadata for further experiments