News Labs has been working with BBC R&D to explore a mobile-focussed, structured breadth & depth approach to News experiences
JUN 06 2018
An apprentice tests new ways of cutting audio files to cut down on transcription time.
Tagged with cloud computing, research and development, speech recognition, speech-to-text, transcription
FEB 27 2018
We built a prototype to highlight and identify the most important people in raw video footage. Here's what we learned during the process.
Tagged with artificial intelligence, automation, bbc r&d, big data, experiments, face recognition, future of news, machine learning, research and development
FEB 27 2018
AI Research Engineer Fionntán O'Donnell explains how BBC Research and Development's facial recognition tool works.
Tagged with artificial intelligence, automation, bbc r&d, big data, face recognition, future of news, machine learning, research and development
OCT 09 2017
Labber Dave Bevan shares insights from the International Broadcasting Convention in Amsterdam this September.
Tagged with automation, broadcast news, conference, future of news, innovation, international, journalism tools, r&d, research and development
SEP 26 2017
What do we discover when we search for truly digital news formats? BBC R&D executive producer Tristan Ferne shares his findings.
Tagged with digital journalists, innovation, interactive storytelling, new journalism formats, r&d, research and development
FEB 23 2017
The challenge: how might a range of different audience experiences be created from the same set of content?
Tagged with api, automated tagging, hackathons, interactive video, journalism tools, partnerships, personalised news, research and development, tagging
JUN 02 2015
David Grossman, Newsnight's Technology Correspondent, became News Labs' first VR reporter, helping to reinvent how we to tell stories in 360.
MAY 13 2015
We've continued our storytelling experiments with filming and editing for VR. Peter Boyd Maclean directed a short documentary called "Living the Dream" which we showed at the Munich Documentary Campus on 7 May 2014