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Open data resources available in Yle

Kuvaajat Tuomo Kurikka, Lasse Koskinen ja Kauno Peltola poseeraavat televisiokameroiden vieressa Frenckellin studiolla Tampereella.
Cameramen Tuomo Kurikka, Lasse Koskinen and Kauno Peltola pose with television cameras in Frenckell Studios, Tampere in 1965. Kuvaajat Tuomo Kurikka, Lasse Koskinen ja Kauno Peltola poseeraavat televisiokameroiden vieressa Frenckellin studiolla Tampereella. Picture by: Yle Elävä arkisto, Flickr videokuvaus,Kameramies,Videokamera,studiot,studiotekniikka,yle arkisto,Tamvisio,televisio-ohjelmat

Yle publishes more and more content and metadata in open data format.

We want to offer the data collected for programme work available for others to use. Open data is one way to bring cultural heritage accessible to everyone.

On this page there are some of our open data resources and files for your use. For example, you can find photographs, video and audio clips provided by Yle Archives. There are more open data sets available in Finnish.

The materials contain specific public copyright license. Most of the resources hold Creative Commons -license and are free to use by everyone.

Data used in programme work

Yle's robot journalist Voitto

Yle News’ Google Maps -resources (KML)

  • Licence: Public domain

Yle News’ resources in GitHub

  • Licence: CC-BY-SA

Cultural heritage material

Photos in Flickr about Yle’s history from 1930s-1960s

Black-and-white silent films from the 20th century

  • Licence: CC-BY

Yle’s sound effects from the year 1957 onwards

  • Licence: CC-BY
  • Yle broadcasts the summit of Trump and Putin all over the world

    Yle will produce the international feed of the summit

    The Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle is in charge of the TV and radio arrangements of Trump's and Putin's summit meeting in Helsinki, in cooperation with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). Yle will produce the international feed of the summit between Trump and Putin in cooperation with EBU.

  • Eija Moisala and Anne Hyvärilä: Better service and understanding of user contexts with new data

    With the data, we can develop our online services

    New ways to better understand the everyday lives of Finns have been under development at Yle for a long time. Qualitative research and user tests go hand in hand with analytics and machine learning in this work. We have been strongly developing analytics and enriching it in various ways, such as modelling age and gender, as well as making sense of user contexts.

  • Social media guidelines

    Yle's social media etiquette

    Yle's social media etiquette: What do we use social media for and how do we behave in social media?

  • This is Yle

    Finland's national public service broadcasting company

    Yle (Yleisradio, Finnish Broadcasting Company) is Finland's national public service broadcasting company. What do we do and why?