Category Archives: Social TV

NoTube exploits the richness of data on the Web to enhance the TV experience (video)

This video summarizes the NoTube approach to open source software that allows you to exploit the richness of data on the Web to enhance the TV experience. We analyze social web user activities to create continuously evolving user profiles. We … Continue reading

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Be part of our user research into Social Web & TV

Please help us with our user research by taking a moment of your time to fill in our survey to collect opinions about the implications of integrating the Social Web with TV; including attitudes to privacy, sharing of personal data, and … Continue reading

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Visualisation of key findings from N-Screen user testing

You can read a more detailed description of the results in a previous blog post.

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Preliminary findings of N-Screen user testing

Libby and I recently spent two days testing NoTube’s ‘N-Screen’ prototype with members of the public at the BBC R&D user testing lab in London. As Libby has described previously on this blog, N-Screen is a second screen prototype application … Continue reading

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Algorithms for recommendations in various N-Screen implementations

We currently have three different versions of N-Screen running: (partial) Redux TED talks iPlayer They all have the same basic design with small tweaks for image size. They interoperate – you can drag and drop between them. The main differences … Continue reading

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NoTube will be at IBC 2011 – see you there!

NoTube is pleased to announce we will be at IBC again this year – you will find us at Stand 202 (opposite from the Internet Cafe!) in Hall 13 in the Connected World zone from Friday 9th September to Tuesday 13th. … Continue reading

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Privacy revisited

Early on in the NoTube project we asked how we address the challenge that people want personalisation without any compromise to their privacy. We posed this question in the context of the NoTube Beancounter, a service for aggregating and analysing … Continue reading

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