Starting with a refreshed 'press red' prompt through to simplified graphics and a lighter background, the service enjoys a cleaner look, bringing the digital text service closer to how it looks on other platforms, such as Freesat, although certain features and graphic effects are still missing.
The press red prompt looks less stretched on widescreen TVs, but isn't automatically disappearing on the BBC News Channel, where viewers need to press green to remove the prompt.
There are no noticeable changes to actual content, which is a simplified version of what you can read on the BBC News website.
Users of some smart TVs can access the next generation of BBC Red Button: "Red Button+", which offers weblike graphics and is fully optimised for widescreen and HD TVs.
The original BBC Red Button service is available all BBC Freeview TV channels, except the HD versions of CBeebies, BBC Four and BBC News.
The refreshed service:
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|The new Press Red prompt as seen on screen 04 & 05/08/2015)|
|Amended Red Button prompt (06/08/2015)|
An example of how the BBC Red Button service looked originally: