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Monday, 23 April 2007 11:35

BBC video on demand

Written by test1

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BBC to battle Youtube


BBC is testing its new on-demand video service that should let users access each and every second that BBC has broadcasted through its history. BBC's Future Media boss Ashley highfield this announcement at industry conference in Cannes.

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Google's Youtube has made an impact that will completely change the face of TV, and BBC will follow that path. As Mr HighField announced, this on-demand will not only offer video, it will be a whole menu served with hybrid set-top boxes, users ability to record video, and to easily search through the vast database.

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Here are some of the highlights of the new on-demand video service Mr Heighfield announced:

 

 - The BBC's proposed iPlayer service, offering catch-up TV via the web and cable TV, would be re-engineered to work with Apple Macs and would eventually roll out to digital terrestrial TV (DTT) and set-top boxes.

- A trial of hybrid set-top boxes which are connected to the net and can record TV to access BBC archive material.

- The desire to "future-proof Freeview with additional advanced interactive and digital functionality" so it could offer catch-up TV and access archive material.

Read more here. 

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