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BBC Radio launches new listening ‘Skill’ for Amazon’s Echo

Not only has it released an interactive audio drama for the Amazon Echo and Google Home, it’s gone ahead and released an Alexa skill that brings in all of the BBC’s local radio and podcast services – with support for other smart speakers coming in the near future. There are 10 national, six United Kingdom […]

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You are the star in BBC’s interactive radio drama

If you have ever found yourself shouting at the radio, the BBC has a new programme just for you. The corporation launches an interactive drama for voice-controlled devices today, allowing listeners to influence the plot by speaking into their Amazon Echo. The technology allows the listener to become a protagonist in a science fiction drama, […]

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The BBC is working on an interactive audio drama for Alexa and Google Home

        The BBC has a long-history in audio dramas (it started out as a radio broadcaster after all) but the latest project from its R&D department promises something a little different.         Instead of the linear narrative of a typical radio play, the new drama – produced in collaboration with Rosina Sound – is interactive. The narrator […]

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AFTRS to showcase new frontier of storytelling

Precipice, an innovative binaural narrative podcast, will launch as part of the Vivid Ideas 2017 program, part of Vivid Sydney the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas. This pilot production is an exploration of the potential for 3D audio narrative storytelling. AFTRS’ has created Precipice in partnership with New York’s WNYC Public Radio, Sydney […]