BBC Motion Gallery, the footage licensing arm of BBC Worldwide, has introduced a customized Dashboard widget for Mac OS X version 10.4 "Tiger" that will enable users to quickly search online archives without launching a Web browser.
A widget is a mini-application that sits on the Tiger Dashboard and enables users to perform common tasks and get quick access to information. The BBC Motion Gallery search widget allows customers to instantly search through tens of thousands of video clips directly from the desktop. It features a search field, clip preview window and the ability to display up to six video clip thumbnails at a time, giving customers single-click access to rapidly search through tens of thousands of clips in the BBC Motion Gallery digital archive.
The BBC Motion Gallery Search Widget is available immediately for download
via www.bbcmotiongallery.com and at the Apple site, http://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/. The Search Widget will work on any Mac computer running Mac OS version 10.4 "Tiger"