Topic: media

E-Space at “Filming the Arts” international workshop in Florence

Filming the Arts is a research of the University of Florence that intends to develop knowledge of the role of the arts (cinema, music, theatre, dance, visual arts and folkore events) for enhancing and representing a certain territory. Filmed arts … Continue reading

2016-10-05 16.08.15

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

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

DPF Manager – NEW Release 2.6

DPF Manager version 2.6 is now available to download in the Open Source Portal. The new release contains new features which have been proposed by users in the issue tracker, so don’t hesitate to contact us for any improvement or suggestion. We will consider them all and probably incorporate them in next releases. You can also meet us in person at IPRES 2016 and at the PREFORMA Experience Workshop in Berlin. Continue reading


In the age of the “Internet of People and Things”, the dematerialisation of digital innovation creates real and solid links. An interconnected digital fabric that is ubiquitous, collaborative and adaptable, that supports the new information-based competitive and technological ecosystem. The … Continue reading

veraPDF 0.22 released

The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download on PREFORMA Open Source Portal. Please support our efforts by downloading and testing the software, your feedback is very important, it helps to improve the software. The veraPDF consortium is building an open source, industry-supported PDF/A validator. To learn more check out veraPDF’s list of upcoming events: a webinar on 22 September and two workshops on 5 October and 23 November 2016. Continue reading

International Theatre, Art and New Technologies Festival The Wonders of the Possible//UPGRADE.

Between the months of December and January in Cagliari (Italy), KyberTeatro organises the third edition of International Theatre, Art and New Technologies Festival “The Wonders of the Possible//UPGRADE”. This Festival is the first of this kind in the whole of … Continue reading

MediaConch Newsletter #7 – Sept. 2016

What’s new in MediaConch 16.08, the results of the pre-IETF Berlin Symposium: “No Time to Wait!: Standardizing FFV1 & Matroska for Preservation”, and much more in this September edition of MediaConch newsletter. Sign up for the upcoming webinar on September 15th and meet MediaArea folks and PREFORMA at large during a workshop organised at iPRES in Bern, Switzerland on October 5th. Continue reading