Monthly Archives: January 2012

Dragon brings voice control to smart TVs and set-top boxes

Dragon brings voice control to smart TVs and set-top boxes   Voice recognition software will enable viewers to search for programmes, channels and actors, as well as interact on social networking websites Source: Computeractive

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Vimeo video-sharing website update offers better search options

Vimeo video-sharing website update offers better search options   Video sharing website Vimeo has launched a new-look website, with a larger video player, improved navigation and better user privacy. The redesign has better search filters to help users find more relevant … Continue reading

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UK rules platform operators not responsible for content

UK rules platform operators not responsible for content The position of pay TV operators over liability for content they distribute has been clarified in the UK at least by a ruling that legal responsibility lies with the broadcasters or rights … Continue reading

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Motion Picture Academy: digital films need greater preservation efforts

Motion Picture Academy: digital films need greater preservation efforts  We all know what it’s like to be stuck with obsolete media: who hasn’t seen boxes of VHS tapes at garage sales, next to the 8-track cassettes? The inevitable move into … Continue reading

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Partly Cloudy: Trends in Distributed and Remote Preservation Storage–More Results from the NDSA Storage Survey

Partly Cloudy: Trends in Distributed and Remote Preservation Storage–More Results from the NDSA Storage Survey  Defining “the cloud” in digital preservation storage General conversation about the cloud focuses on third-party cloud storage providers. As the results below suggest, adoption of … Continue reading

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Hot off the Press

Hot off the Press  Articles include: Digital Stores: new concepts for the future? Technologies for cice recognition Source: Hi Tech Library News

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BVE seminar programme revealed

BVE seminar programme revealed  Framestore founder William Sargent will deliver the opening keynote address in the 3D Revolution seminar room at BVE next month. IMG Mediaworld’s Shane Warden will discuss tapeless workflows that were used at the Rugby World Cup … Continue reading

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UK Broadcasters standardize file delivery specification

UK Broadcasters standardize file delivery specification  Key to the smooth running of any broadcast operation is the delivery of the content from post-production facilities in the correct format. Most commissioning broadcasters have a detailed delivery specification that lays down the … Continue reading

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Film and camera giant Kodak files for bankruptcy

Film and camera giant Kodak files for bankruptcy  The Eastman Kodak Co. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after the iconic camera and film company failed to sell its catalogue of digital imaging patents last year or find a … Continue reading

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BBC considers charging viewers for archive TV shows online

BBC considers charging viewers for archive TV shows online  The BBC is considering introducing controversial plans to charge viewers for watching TV shows from its huge archive of content online.   Under the plan the corporation is looking at introducing … Continue reading

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