Category Archives: User Experience

Second screen usability

Back in early May we blogged about some usability issues associated with using a smartphone app as a TV remote control and ‘companion device’ in one of the NoTube prototypes developed by the BBC. Since then ‘second screen’ apps for TV have … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Linked Data to improve the TV experience

One of the main themes in NoTube is connecting the Web and TV through the use of Linked Data to enhance the TV experience. In the BBC’s part of the project we are specifically interested in exploring how Linked Data … Continue reading

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Designing a touch-screen TV remote control on a smartphone

Our first demo for “Internet TV in the Social Web” includes an iPhone app that works as both a TV remote control and a ‘companion device’ for viewing programme recommendations and programme guides, managing programme playlists, and reading background information … Continue reading

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