Topic: software and tools

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Interview with Brendan Coates

This is the seventh in a series of interviews with people using MediaConch within their institutions. Brendan is AudioVisual Digitization Technician at the University of California. He is using MediaConch both on the raw XDCAM captures, to make sure that they’re appropriate inputs to the ingest script, and on the outputs, to make sure the script is functioning correctly. Continue reading


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PREFORMA International Conference: Shaping our future memory standards

Following the successful workshops organised in Stockholm, Berlin and Padua, the PREFORMA project invites all the members of the digital preservation community to attend the PREFORMA International Conference – Shaping our future memory standards, which will be held in Tallinn … Continue reading


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New Europeana Pro: the Beta version is out for your input

In September 2017, the Europeana Pro website went throught a major redesign, also integrating Europeana Labs and Europeana Research, which were previously living on separate websites. One of the main reasons for this redesign was to place people first: the new … Continue reading


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BAMit! Buy, Sell and Discover Art

In July of this year Baxters International launched an exciting new app – BAM! a mobile and online market place for buying and selling art pieces from all over the world.  Conceived as a social enterprise, and born out of … Continue reading


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Interview with Ben Turkus and Genevieve Havemeyer-King of NYPL

This is the sixth in a series of interviews with people using MediaConch within their institutions. Ben and Geneve work in the Audio and Moving Image Preservation Unit at at New York Public Library. MediaConch is an integral part of the Quality Control workflow to reformat audio and moving image research collections and specific policies have been created to this purpose. Continue reading


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workshop “Linked Data quality assessment and improvement – from academia to industry”

There is an unprecedented amount of data on the Web today. However, this data is only as  useful as its quality allows it to be. Data Quality is an important topic in companies and organizations that use and/or disseminate large … Continue reading


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ARS ELECTRONICA FESTIVAL 2017

September 7-11, 2017, Linz will host an exciting, comprehensive confrontation with the reality and the vision of artificial intelligence. Symposia, exhibitions, performances, workshops and artistic interventions will elaborate in depth on its cultural, psychological, philosophical and spiritual dimensions. Consideration of the … Continue reading


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Presenting EMOTIVE project

Emotive is an EU-funded heritage project that aims to use emotional storytelling to dramatically change how we experience heritage sites. For heritage professionals, the Emotive application will provide a powerful storytelling engine and a set of rich digital media assets … Continue reading


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Life after PREFORMA: the future of veraPDF

The PREFORMA project that commissioned and funded the development of veraPDF draws to an end this year. Recent activity has been focused on PREFORMA acceptance testing, formalising the decisions of the PDF Association’s Technical Working Group and fixing issues reported by the community. In this webinar, the veraPDF Consortium will present the results of recent development and the plans for life after PREFORMA. Continue reading


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Future of Information and Communication Conference (FICC) 2018

FICC 2018 aims to provide a forum for researchers from both academia and industry to share their latest research contributions, future vision in the field and potential impact across industries. FICC2018 allows attendeesto exchange knowledge with the common goal of … Continue reading