Topic: software and tools

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veraPDF policy checking

The veraPDF software is capable of more than just PDF/A validation. It also provides a policy checker capable of carrying out custom PDF document checks beyond the scope of PDF/A validation. In this webinar we’ll be giving a demonstration of the policy checker, providing a brief, non-technical overview of the supporting technologies, helping you to get started, and showing how to report issues and get help. Continue reading


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Results of the PREFORMA Innovation Workshop

Hosted at the Botanical Garden in Padua, the PREFORMA Innovation Workshop brought together more than 100 attendees interested in digital preservation and cultural heritage to present the open source conformance checkers developed in the project and discuss about the business models that can be built around them. The presentations delivered at the workshop are now available to download on the PREFORMA website. Continue reading


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veraPDF 1.2 released

The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download on the PREFORMA Open Source Portal. This release is the first of the PREFORMA testing phase and it is focused on bug fixing and improvements of the test infrastructure, conformance checker and policy checker and on the improvement of the user documentation. Testing and user feedback is key to improving the software. Please download and test the latest release. If you encounter problems, or wish to suggest improvements, please add them to the project’s GitHub issue tracker. Continue reading


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EAGLE Mediawiki awarded as Best DH Tool or Suite of Tools

EAGLE Mediawiki has been awarded as Best DH Tool or Suite of Tools at the Digital Humanities Awards 2016, an international prize yearly bestowed to Resources in Digital Humanities. EAGLE Mediawiki is designed to give a tool to anyone interested in making available the surviving inscriptions of the Greco-Roman world and contributing translations of inscriptions in several European languages, either by providing groups of translations or providing new ones. Continue reading


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LIVE WORKS platform and award dedicated to live performance

LIVE WORKS is a platform dedicated to live contemporary practices that contribute to deepening and broadening the idea of performance, following the current evolution of performance and its styles. This platform aims to measure the concreteness of performance in the … Continue reading


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Smartwatches in Museums

The innovative project personal.curator, in collaboration with FluxGuide and the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, researches impact and possibilities of wearables in museums. Now, the first real world test has been carried out! At the exhibition handWERK. Tradiertes Können in der … Continue reading


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The Museum of the Future – SPROUT workshop / applications open until 15 April

Leading brands in the global market are those which constantly innovate their products and services, their communication and marketing strategies. This is true for cultural brands as well. To ensure their success, they need to anticipate the future changes and … Continue reading


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OPEN DATA FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE | OD4CH

The purpose of the Conference, that will close the research: “Management methodologies and innovative mapping tools for Cultural Heritage. Digital Heritage FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) Tools,  OpenWebGIS, Open-Data”, is to provide an occasion for re-discuss the methodological and … Continue reading


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Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2017 – call for papers

We’d like to invite you to submit your papers/posters/demo proposals for the Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2017 to be held from 29-30 November 2017 in Vancouver, BC, Canada. FTC attracts researchers, scientists and technologists from some of the top companies, universities, research firms and … Continue reading


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ITN-DCH final conference

ITN-DCH FINAL CONFERENCE is an international event for the professionals working in the Digital Cultural Heritage domain. The aim of the conference is to bring together experts and leaders from the cultural domain and, addressing the current challenges, start a … Continue reading