BBC iPlayer for Kids: What you need to know about the safe version of the DiPlayer for Kids – Pocket-lint
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(Pocket-lint) – There is now a kid-friendly version of BBC iPlayer available on select smart TVs as well as mobile devices. It brings together the best of CBBC and CBeebies.
The service is designed to be a safe place where children can watch only content that is suitable for them on CBBC and Cbeebies. It has a distinctive, bright and bold design that is much lighter than the dark existence of the usual BBC iPlayer.
How it works?
When you choose who watches iPlayer on your smart TV, there is now a “kids” button in the shape of a monster.
Kids can find something to watch more easily with more kid-friendly categories than Player’s. So, they can browse trends, dramas, funny and cartoons. They can also access the CBeebies and CBBC channels directly.
Dan Taylor-Watt, Product Manager, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sounds, said that over time this experience will get even better, with recommendations more and more tailored to them – making sure they get the best experience possible for them. children “.
What type of content is there?
All the kid-centric stuff on BBC iPlayer. That’s not to say that you won’t be able to view content from channels outside of CBBC and Cbeebies, as it will include “the best of other relevant BBC programs and brands”.
The BBC says there is a “viewing treasure house – from hit shows like Hey Duggee and Bing to David Walliam classics like The Boy in the Dress, Gangsta Granny and Mr Stink.”
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Whether it’s being a number sleuth with the Numberblocks, going on a global adventure with Go Jetters, or discovering the deadliest animals on the planet with Deadly 60 – this new experience gives kids of all ages a place to go to. do it, ”says Alice. Webb, director of BBC Childrens and Education.
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