MoU between PREFORMA and DAVID

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A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between PREFORMA and DAVID projects for the promotion and presentation of the respective results and for the organisation of joint events and other activities, focusing in particular on the long term preservation of audiovisual content.

 

pfo_logo_ptraitPREFORMA (www.preforma-project.eu) is a Pre-Commercial Procurement project co-funded by the European Commission within the framework of the FP7 ICT Programme with the aim to address the challenge of implementing good quality standardised file formats for preserving data content in the long term and to give memory institutions full control of the process of the conformity tests of files to be ingested into archives.

 

davidDAVID (www.david-preservation.eu) is a Specific Targeted Research Project co-funded by the European Commission within the framework of the FP7 ICT Programme (Grant Agreement 600827) with the aim to research how to keep audiovisual content (video) usable in the face of adversity: format obsolescence, media degradation, and failures in the very people, processes and systems designed to keep digital video content safe. DAVID analyzes the origin of potential damage and its consequences on the usability of video content; it detects and restores existing damage and develops strategies for avoiding future damage in a way that balances long-term costs, risks of loss, and content quality.

 

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