Careers in tech with the BBC Innovation Showcase

Careers in tech with the BBC Innovation Showcase

Thursday, 15 October, 2020


Zoom Webinar
United Kingdom
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Careers in Tech with the BBC's Innovation Showcase!

Join the Innovation Showcase at their interactive space which features the best of the BBC, and where they will take you on a journey, showing how the BBC is shaping the future of digital media.

It will include exciting live demos centred around augmented reality, synthetic media and voice assistants followed by a Q&A to discuss what types of jobs and careers these technologies could be generating.

Augmented Reality

The BBC is trialling a range of AR experiences. Some of them bring the world's most important objects to your location, others allow interaction with data about you or the world around you in three-dimensional space.
Give yourself X-ray superpowers and see inside objects and even under your floor. Challenge yourself to walk to the top of the Statue of Liberty or Eiffel Tower by visualising your health data. See the environmental impact your actions have on the world around you. Track down fossils and dinosaurs in your back garden

Presenting… Synthetic Video

Synthetic weather report Synthetic video technology enables the creation of deepfakes that are undetectable to the human eye. ‘Deepfakes’ have grabbed negative media attention, but are there creative opportunities too?
Select your favourite city and get a personalised synthetic video report, based on real-time weather data, read back to you by BBC Blue Peter presenter Radzi Chinyanganya

Voice Assistant: Beeb

Beeb is the voice assistant from the BBC. You can speak to it to get live and on demand radio, news, local weather, music mixes, and the BBC’s wide range of podcasts.
You can ask Beeb for your favourite radio stations, podcasts, news and weather updates as well as fun jokes and quirky facts from BBC Comedy writers.

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