BBC to trial AI toolkit for storytelling

BBC senior research engineer Mike Armstrong is about to trial a prototype toolkit for AI storytelling, first unveiled at IBC last year, with a group of filmmakers..

“The aim is to use algorithms to produce storytelling experiences more like a city tour guide, which can tailor content to different individual’s level of interest or expertise and direct people down different paths.”

“To build these experiences ordinarily you have to write code, but our ambition in creating this toolkit will be to offer a “drag and drop” web interface, allowing programme makers to use these algorithms to develop new forms of content,” Armstrong told IBC Daily.

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