Category Archives: Demos

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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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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NoTube short video

A 2 minutes long video showing NoTube implemented approaches to recommendations is now available in different languages (english, french, italian, portuguese).

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Video: NoTube’s approach to TV recommendations

Michele recently described the latest NoTube demo for TV recommendations, which was shown at the Project Review in early May. Since then we’ve made a video of the demo, which explains how the project has integrated three different approaches to … Continue reading

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On serendipity

One of our more recent NoTube demos was inspired by an XKCD cartoon which prompted us to ask: can we make a large video collection interesting enough so that people keep browsing rather than give up? As we’ve said before, … Continue reading

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EPG Autocompleter

Vicky and I have been thinking about how we can make it easier for people to use social media while watching TV even when they don’t have, say, MythTV and an iPhone and a bunch of custom software available. Often … Continue reading

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Using cartoon-strip style sketches to convey our ideas in NoTube

The BBC’s role in NoTube is as one of three ‘Use Case’ partners – we come up with ideas and prototypes which drive the technology choices and services created in the other parts of the project. The theme of the … Continue reading

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Filming our NoTube demo: Hollywood here we come

Within the NoTube project, the BBC together with colleagues from VU University Amsterdam, Pro-netics and other project partners are exploring the theme of “Internet TV in the Social Web”. Over the past few months we have been planning and building … Continue reading

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Brokering EPG & enrichment services

Libby’s post already mentioned some of the current activities in NoTube related to EPG metadata, particularly EPG harvesting, enrichment and filtering. While the Semantic Web Services (SWS) broker, one of the central components in NoTube, aims at brokering distributed services, … Continue reading

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