Broadcast related research and free software outputs from a large EU P2P Project
Speaker(s) : George Wright
- Date : Wednesday 11 July 2012
- Schedule : 15h20
- Duration : 40 minutes
- Place : Uni Mail S160
BBC Research & Development is the core of the BBC’s effort to be at the cutting edge of media technology and drives the exploration of new tools for the production, distribution and consumption of media. It is a department of engineers, scientists, developers and designers with 160 staff across three labs. In existence since the 1920s, BBC R&D has developed a wide range of technologies for sound, radio and music. More recently it has been developing 3D and SHV video footage, creating a UAV for the Olympics, working on a universal remote control API, researching new services for hybrid radios and chairs the W3C Audio Working Group for audio in the browser.