Tag: digital preservation

FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2017

The 2017 edition of the FIAT/IFTA World Conference will be organised in October 2017 in Mexico City. FIAT/IFTA’ s annual conference is a unique opportunity to discover the future of the audiovisual domain and its new tendencies and uses, exchange knowledge and experience, and promote the study of any topic relevant to the development and valorisation of audiovisual archives. Continue reading


No Time to Wait! 2

The PREFORMA project and MediaArea are pleased to announce initial details for a 2nd No Time to Wait symposium, hosted by the Österreichisches Filmmuseum – Austrian Film Museum. Members of audiovisual archiving, digital preservation, open media development, and open format standardization communities as well as curious onlookers are welcome to attend, discuss, and present on subjects pertaining to the intersection of open media, standardization, and audiovisual preservation. Continue reading


New cooperation agreement between DCH-RP and CHAIN REDS

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the two projects to promote and support technological and scientific collaboration across different e-Infrastructures established and operated in various continents, in order to define a path towards a global e-Infrastructure ecosystem. Continue reading


DCH-RP and EUDAT: a joint bet!

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed to formalise the fruitful cooperation started in the past months between the two projects funded by the European Commission. Continue reading


Sustainability: Securing the Value of Digital Data Assets

Registration opened for the latest APARSEN training event, organised by DANS and focusing on issues relating to sustainability and digital preservation. Continue reading


Standards for Discovery: from the small archive to the European stage

Forum: Standards for Discovery: from the small archive to the European stage Where: The National Archives, Kew When: Thursday 27th March 2014 The day will include workshops and presentations, posters and panels showing the importance of standards for opening up archives.  … Continue reading


EUDAT 2013 conference in Rome

The EUDAT 2nd conference held on 28-30 Oct 2013 in Rome, was the ideal setting to showcase these services and outline the roll out phase as well as to offer hands-on training. Discussions on the new set of EUDAT services were also a feature of the conference with semantic annotation, dynamic data & workflows addressed, a natural follow on to the Working Group discussions that were held in Barcelona in Sept. 2013. Continue reading


SCAPE and OPF’s hackaton on Hadoop

The SCAPE Project and OPF are running a hackaton in Vienna, on 2-4 December, at the Austrian National Library. The hackaton addresses to developers and pratictioners and focuses on Hadoop, an open source software framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using simple programming models. Continue reading


Roman Ruins HD for iPad, by Historvius

LONDON, UK: last 6 November Historvius released the new app Roman Ruins HD, offering a ground-breaking innovative way to virtually explore the very best Roman ruins in the world while providing a rich, visual tour of incredible Roman landmarks. Historvius is the world’s leading online guide to historical places Continue reading


A Virtual Research Community for the Preservation of Digital Cultural Heritage @ ICT 2013, Vilnius

The session, organised by DCH-RP, SCIDIPES, APARSEN, EUDAT, CHAIN REDS and SCAPE, brought together projects and initiatives working world-wide in the domain of DCH, digital arts, digital performances, digital humanities and digital preservation to find synergies and discuss opportunities for cooperation, in particular around the theme of using e-infrastructures for the preservation of DCH. Continue reading