Dlf Audiothek

Deutschlandfunk

With the new "Dlf Audiothek" app, users can listen to radio programmes from Deutschlandfunk, Deutschlandfunk Kultur and Deutschlandfunk Nova at any time via the app - both live programmes as well as shows from the last six months. In addition, the audio library app offers users the ability to compile their own personal radio lists and discover editorial recommendations.

Dlf Audiothek

Deutschlandfunk

Task

  • The content from the three programmes Deutschlandfunk, Deutschlandradio Kultur and DRadio Wissen are to be made available in apps for the mobile platforms iOS and Android
  • The following goals are to be achieved in doing this:
    • Simple and intuitive operability
    • Finding content is easy with an efficient search function
    • The content in the media library should also be available in the apps
    • Uninterrupted audio and live streaming whilst surfing in the app at the same time
    • Audio clips also able to be listened offline (excl. HLS) - save feature
    • Adaptive bit rate adjustment for audio streaming
    • Create and manage a playlists for audio programmes and play them as a stream
    • Like function for programmes already listened to
    • Document result lists - short links to broadcasts of the user's choice
    • Configurability of topics (content groups) on the start page (links to result lists)

Results

  • Over 250,000 downloads
  • 4.3 star rating on Google Play
  • 4.4 star rating on iTunes

AWARDS

Stevie Award 2018

Category

  • Media

Implementation in-house

  • Strategy
  • Design Thinking
  • Design
  • Programming
  • QA
  • Hosting & Support

Press releases

Task

  • The content from the three programmes Deutschlandfunk, Deutschlandradio Kultur and DRadio Wissen are to be made available in apps for the mobile platforms iOS and Android
  • The following goals are to be achieved in doing this:
    • Simple and intuitive operability
    • Finding content is easy with an efficient search function
    • The content in the media library should also be available in the apps
    • Uninterrupted audio and live streaming whilst surfing in the app at the same time
    • Audio clips also able to be listened offline (excl. HLS) - save feature
    • Adaptive bit rate adjustment for audio streaming
    • Create and manage a playlists for audio programmes and play them as a stream
    • Like function for programmes already listened to
    • Document result lists - short links to broadcasts of the user's choice
    • Configurability of topics (content groups) on the start page (links to result lists)

Results

  • Over 250,000 downloads
  • 4.3 star rating on Google Play
  • 4.4 star rating on iTunes

Category

  • Media

Implementation in-house

  • Strategy
  • Design Thinking
  • Design
  • Programming
  • QA
  • Hosting & Support

Press releases