Topic: museum & library information systems

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

E-Space presents… NOUS

It starts with waves Brainwaves have been used in different and fascinating innovations in the past few years. While they hold big mysteries to themselves, they can be captured using an EEG (electroencephalogram) device. The magnitude of captured information is enormous. In … 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

Muzeum@Digit international conference

After three successful events we are organizing the 4th MUZEUM@DIGIT Conference in the Hungarian National Museum on 22-23 November 2016. This year the conference aims to focus on the connection between museums and creative industries, namespaces and digital cultural heritage. … Continue reading

E-Space presents… STORYPIX

The universe is made of stories, not of atoms. Muriel Rukeyser, an American poet and political activist, said it right. Our lives are build up from this strange material, that seems to hold everything together. It is through stories that we learn, … Continue reading

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E-Space presents… NORA

We are four art-flirty young women, each one different from the other. We are your companions on an infinite journey through the jungle of Culture. We are Italians, surrounded by Arts, Culture and Beauty and for sure this helped in … 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