Topic: software and tools

OJOO minigames hackathon

OJOO consists of an app to play games, and a Design Studio to create games, even without any technical skills or knowledge! If you know how to type text and upload a picture, you’re all set. And once you have … 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

Hack the Brain Prague

“Hack the Brain Prague” is a hackathon designed for people whose interests center either on the worlds of science or of art or have an interest in both, with an emphasis on connecting creative people and giving them the chance … Continue reading

STORM: a new challenge to mitigate the impact of harsh climate events upon cultural heritage

European Union heritage assets are extremely exposed to climate change and natural hazards, which threaten their integrity and may compromise their value. STORM is a new project funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 Programme, which undertakes the challenge of researching new ways to improve the resilience of cultural heritage against the effects of harsh climate events, thus mitigating their impact. 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

ACM TVX Conference for online video and user experience – Call for Papers!

Hosted at Sound and Vision (NISV) location in Hilversum, ACM TVX is the leading international conference for research into online video, TV interaction and user experience. It is a multi-disciplinary conference and we welcome submissions in a broad range of topics. … 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

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

VIEW 2016: 17th International VFX and Computer Graphics conference

Italy’s largest computer graphics and digital media conference will swing into action October 24, 2016, in Turin Italy. The renowned confab brings top professionals in animation, visual effects, virtual reality, and digital design to northern Italy for five days of … 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