Topic: digital preservation

Shaping Access! – More Responsibility for Cultural Heritage

Shaping Access! – More Responsibility for Cultural Heritage 6th International Conference 17 & 18 November 2016 at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin The digitization of Cultural Heritage has made great progress in recent years. However the rapid … Continue reading

Mediainfo, MediaConch and FFmpeg in the preservation of digital video

During late July 2016, Dave Rice and Ashley Blewer delivered two workshops at Tate Britain in London on the use of Mediainfo, MediaConch and FFmpeg in the preservation of digital video. Have a look at the blog post published by Ana Ribeiro on PERICLES Blog which reports on the result of these workshops. Continue reading

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“Securing the future for the past” international conference

New technologies give opportunities for cultural heritage by causing worldwide interest, enriching communication and techniques. Aiming at gathering the institutions working for preserving, keeping and transfering the cultural heritage to the future with sectoral suppliers, Restoration, Archaeology and Museology Technologies … Continue reading

EuroMed 2016: get involved in one of the milestone events on Cultural Heritage research

REGISTRATIONS OPEN The European Mediterranean Conferences (EuroMed) is a biannual event organized by Digital Heritage Research Lab of Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) and has become a regular worldwide milestone on Cultural Heritage interdisciplinary research. EuroMed Conference is focused on … Continue reading

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Image&Research conference: the workshops!

In the framework of the important conference Image& Research, organized at Palau de Congressos de Girona by the Centre for Image Research and Diffusion (CRDI) of the Girona City Council and the Association of Archivists of Catalonia, with the support of … Continue reading

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Here is the report of the workshop that the PREFORMA team organised at iPRES 2016 to dive into the larger narrative of the project, show the three different tools in development, detail the main standardisation strands and get a conversation started between potential users of the tools with the people who are hard at work making them happen. Continue reading

veraPDF 0.24 released

The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download on the PREFORMA Open Source Portal. Version 0.24 includes a prototype of batch validation in both the CLI and GUI and other new enhancements (conformance checker, application enhancements and code quality). veraPDF team will demonstrate the software at the PREFORMA Experience workshop in Berlin on 23 November 2016, don’t miss this opportunity to meet them! Continue reading

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Tourists, Travellers and Pilgrims: Encountering Religious Heritage in Today’s Europe

Future for Religious Heritage is delighted to announce its fifth biennial international conference from 9th to 11th of November 2016 in Vicenza, Italy. Once again, it will bring together those committed to save and promote religious heritage across Europe (and beyond). … Continue reading

Presentations and videos of the webinars available online

The presentation and video recordings of the webinars organised by the PREFORMA project throughout September are now available online. The webinars introduced the PREFORMA project, updated participants on the current status of the conformance checkers, demonstrated the software, outlined future plans, and gave examples of how the community can contribute, or provide feedback. Continue reading

MediaConch Newsletter #8 – Oct. 2016

What’s new in MediaConch 16.09, the latest release of the conformance checker for audiovisual files now available to download on the PREFORMA Open Source Portal, the next appointments where you can meet team (among which IPRES 2016 and the PREFORMA Experience Workshop in Berlin) and much more on this October release of the MediaConch newsletter. Continue reading