The News in Space project attempts to find the similarity between all pieces of BBC content, no matter the format or subject.
We're exploring how bots can help the BBC reach new audiences and simplify workflow for our editors and journalists.
Tagged with bots, future of news, innovation, new journalism formats, reach, social media, speech to text, text to speech
Window on the Newsroom is a prototype discovery interface to help Journalists find content quickly across the whole Newsroom system by story or metadata properties
Tagged with Automatic Tagging, Broadcast News, Co-occurrence, Machines do the heavy lifting, Speech to text, juicer
Can we empower journalists with better ways of working with information, beyond the headline and text of a story?
Tagged with API, Atomised News, Digital Journalists, Efficiency, Elastic News, Personalised News, Structured Data, Tagging, Variable length News
ELMer is a prototype for automating external linking from BBC News stories.
Tagged with API, Automatic Tagging, Co-occurrence, Machines do the heavy lifting, Minimum Viable Prototype, Named Entity Recognition, News industry collaboration, News labs open projects, Semantic Technology, Structured Journalism, World Service and International, juicer
A programme of international innovation activities, aimed at harnessing localised industry talent to explore new opportunites.
Tagged with Africa, Cape Town, Emerging markets, India, Kenya, Nairobi, South Africa, World Service and International, newshack
RadioReader is an experiment that lets journalists find, extract and publish audio clips from incoming radio inputs.
The Gifenator allows journalists to capture frames from live broadcast streams to republish as gifs on social media channels.
The News Slicer takes MOS running orders and transcripts from BBC TV Broadcast Playout, then auto tags and auto segments the stories.
Tagged with API, Automatic Tagging, Broadcast News, Machines do the heavy lifting, Structured Journalism, Window on the newsroom
News Labs has been working with BBC R&D to explore a mobile-focussed, structured breadth & depth approach to News experiences
Tagged with Adaptive News, Atomised News, Mobile video, Research and Development, Structured Journalism, The Activists, The Distracted, The Explorers, The Unattached, millennials
#newsHACK is all about intense multi-discipline collaboration on Journalism innovation, to support & accelerate the News Industry.
Tagged with News industry collaboration, Newshack, Newsroom Tools, Structured Journalism, Universities, World Service and International, juicer
News Labs and BBC Connected Studio are helping The Trust Project organise The Trust Project Challenge - a two-day hack event aimed at finding practical methods of signalling trustworthiness in online news.
News Switcher lets BBC journalists easily switch between the differents editions of the News website
We are looking into the craft, applications and audience experience around 360 video filming and VR for Immersive News.
Tagged with 360 shooting, Immersive News, Mobile video, Presenters, VR, Zillah Watson on 360 Filming, immersive news
This Big Data project will leverage machines to do the heavy lifting in multilingual media monitoring.
Tagged with API, Automatic Tagging, Big Data, EU, H2020, Journalism tools, MT, Newsroom tools, Open innovation, STT, Speech to text, Universities
A new intuitive and quick way of tagging news articles with linked data concepts, which opens the BBC's structured data to benefit local News organisations.
See News headlines, from 400+ publishers across the globe, on a map. This experiment was aimed at large displays, at expos.
A linked data ontology to enable structured journalism and News storytelling at scale, across platforms and the internet.
Tagged with Machines do the heavy lifting, News labs open projects, Semantic Technology, Storyline, Structured Journalism
BBC News Labs is looking into some new research questions based on AV curation.
Datastringer will help you subscribe to data sources, and will notify you when patterns arise or thresholds are broken.
An attempt to show news events seamlessly on stock charts
Device Switcher lets developers and journalists view their websites in their mobile, tablet and desktop views
In June 2015, a hack team at #newsHACK created a concept called The Journalist Toolbox, proposing that newsroom content publishing & presentation tools needed to be more accessible for journalists. This has been renamed to Newsroom.Tools
Tagged with Digital journalists, News Labs Open Projects, News industry collaboration, Newsroom tools, Structured Journalism, juicer, newshack
Exploring the use of captioning workflows as a means to infuse our linear output with structured data.
Live View allows Journalists to IP 'live stream' via our digital services. It also supports wrapping/integrations these live streams with social conversations and linked data relationships.
Create spoken content anywhere, at any time, without access to specialist facilities such as TV and Radio studios or even microphones