|BBC iPlayer (beta) at Mix'06|
Microsoft Silverlight and Vista were just being shipped. BBC's iPlayer was selected to be showcased at Mix '06 - An annual Microsoft conference which invites developers, designer, product developers to share and showcase possibilities with latest Microsoft technology.
Working with Microsoft Services team in UK and Redmond,
|Overall IA and behaviour detailling|
|The BBC iPlayer globe was a gadget accessed from the desktop.|
|The UI consists of 4 keys nav blocks:Search, Browse, What's Hot, Your Stuff - which react to user interaction based on where the mouse hovers and grows in size.|
|The Player is embedded with Your Stuff.|
|On typing in the first letter the system dynamically brings up all relevant items starting with that alphabet..|
Ashley Highfield's complete step by step demo at Mix '06
"But first of all, what I'm going to do is I'm going to search. Now, as I search here, as I start to type in, I'm going to look for a program, and I just caught the last two minutes of it on Sunday night, a program called "Bleak House." And as I start typing, it's going to bring up all the BBC programming available beginning with B, and as I type through the words, so now I've got "Black Adder" and "Blake 7" and "Blue Peter."" (Applause.) ."
|Other parts of Player|
|You can quickly share programmes with friends on your MSN address book.|
BBC News on Bill Gates on iMP demo
|Project lead working with a talented team of 3 designers, managing client relation with Microsoft.
IA, UI concept development and functional specs, creative direction.
Visual Design:Richard Sinclair
Flash prototyping:Kwame Ferreria
Storyboard development and branding: