- Submissions are open until 15th September. The event takes place in October 22 to 26 in Turin. Registration is also now open.
The 2018 VIEW Conference is now accepting submissions for its 2018 film competitions: The VIEW AWARD 2018 for short animated films, which has a €2,000 first prize, and the ITALIANMIX award for Italian short films. The VIEW AWARD is open … Continue reading →
- Authors are invited to submit full papers reporting on their original and unpublished research in e-Infrastructures and computational and data-intensive sciences.
The e-AGE conference had established itself as an important venue for networking among experts and scientists. In 2018, e-AGE will be held under the patronage of HE Professor Adel Tweissi, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, in Amman, Jordan … Continue reading →
Tag: digital preservation
PREFORMA’s proposals for a workshop (“Quality standards for preserving digital cultural heritage”) and a talk (“Status of CELLAR: Update from an IETF Working Group for Matroska and FFV1″) have been both accepted at IPRES 2016, the longest standing digital preservation conference in the world, bringing together key theorists, researchers and practitioners to explore the latest trends, innovations, policies and practices in digital preservation. Continue reading
The video clips of all the presentations of the PREFORMA Open Source Workshop are now available on the event website. The workshop, hosted by the National Library of Sweden on April 7, 2016, featured keynote presentations by representatives from the PREFORMA project and the open source community. Continue reading
After the redesign phase, a new version of the DPF Manager is available. Version 2.0 includes many new functionalities and improvements and is now ready to be downloaded on the PREFORMA Open Source Portal. Everybody is invited to download the DPF Manager and test the latest release. Your feedback is essential to keep improving the software. Continue reading
Sweden’s majestic Royal Library Kungliga Biblioteket welcomed more than a hundred heritage professionals for the first public PREFORMA event, the Open Source Preservation Workshop – Serving the Cultural Heritage. All presentations are now available for download on the event website. Continue reading
For this edition of Who’s Using What, Gregory Markus looks towards the digital preservation challenges that GLAMs face. He interviewed two developers from the PREFORMA Project: Xavi Tarres from Easy Innova (who is working on DPF Manager, the conformance checker for TIFF images) and Jérôme Martinez from MediaArea (who is working on MediaConch, the conformance checker for MKV/FFv1 audiovisual files). Continue reading
MediaArea Team released version 16.03 of MediaConch, the open source conformance checker for audiovisual files. Among the latest updates, it now supports plugins including VeraPDF and DPFManager, the other two PREFORMA conformance checkers for electronic documents and still images. The Online MediaConch GUI enables accessibility across platforms. Continue reading
veraPF’s latest software is now available for download in the Open Source Portal. The veraPDF validation engine implements the PDF/A specification using formalisations of each requirement in PDF/A-1, PDF/A-2 and PDF/A-3. The wiki determines each rule used by the software and provides details on the error(s) triggering a failure of the rule. Continue reading
Antonella Fresa, Technical Coordinator of PREFORMA, presented the project at the 19th edition of the ILIDE Conference. The presentation focused in particular on the open source approach and on the forthcoming testing phase, showing how the conformance checkers can be used and integrated in other systems. Continue reading
For the 19th time, the beautiful surroundings of Low Tatras will create a scenery for the ILIDE 2016 Conference where as usually the digital preservation, digital collections access and digital processing experts from around the world will gather. Antonella Fresa, Technical Coordinator of PREFORMA, will present the project, focusing in particular on the open source approach and on the forthcoming testing phase, showing how the conformance checkers can be used and integrated in other systems. Continue reading
The latest version of veraPDF is now available for download in the PREFORMA Open Source Portal. veraPDF is building the definitive, file-format validator for all parts and conformance levels of ISO 19005 (PDF/A). This version contains several feature enhancements (conformance checker, command line, and test corpus) as well as some bug fixes. This marks the end of the PREFORMA project’s first re-design phase. Continue reading