Theatre Two: Day Two – 11:00 -12:00
We’ll hear about a range of experimental pilots and BBC Taster, a new platform for testing out new digital ideas. You’ll find out about how the following pilots were made and what we learnt from them:
Ghosts of Thiepval – Virtual Reality
Step into the trenches of Thiepval Wood in 1916 on the first day of the Battle of the Somme as surviving soldiers take you over the top.
‘Your Story’ – Personalised experiences
A browser-based experience that creates a timeline connecting your lifetime to key moments in the world using BBC News Archive content and Facebook data. There have been various other iterations of ‘Your Story’, and we’ll be taking the personalisation one step further with our next project which will look at, ‘What was your Ma doing at your age?’.
Casualty: First Day – Interactive Video
Putting you in the shoes of a junior doctor on their first day in Holby City’s Emergency Department, this interactive episode lets you decide the outcome of the story while meeting your favourite characters.