Monthly Archives: March 2011

Hard drives risk losing footage, says survey

Hard drives risk losing footage, says survey  Production firms are in danger of losing valuable footage if they continue to transport and store rushes on hard drives, according to a survey commissioned by web-based production service Aframe. A survey of … Continue reading

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How to preserve an archive of PCX files

How to preserve an archive of PCX files  Simon Jones reveals how to rescue images saved in the now little-used PCX format A reader calling themselves “Specious” commented recently: “Another lost function from both Word and the OS is the … Continue reading

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Video Archiving Recorder Enables ‘Archive at Ingest’

Video Archiving Recorder Enables ‘Archive at Ingest’   The new recorder builds on the success of the LTR-100HS, introduced during last year’s NAB show, which supports various MPEG-2 video formats. The LTR-120HS recorder supports AVC-Intra100, AVC-Intra50, DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO50, and DVCPRO … Continue reading

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Yahoo Search Direct Takes On Google Instant

Yahoo Search Direct Takes On Google Instant By Providing Answers In The Search Box  Yahoo CTO Blake Irving introduced Yahoo’s challenge to Google Instant, “Search Direct,” at a press event today at the offices of Yahoo’s PR agency. The simple … Continue reading

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Weakening of copyright system could risk 1.6bn annual investment in content

Weakening of copyright system could risk 1.6bn annual investment in content  Any weakening of the copyright system could reduce the incentive for investment in arts and literature, the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) has warned. A report, conducted for the CLA … Continue reading

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PrestoCentre launch

PrestoCentre launch  What is PrestoCentre, and what is its purpose? PrestoCentre is a membership driven, non-profit organisation that serves a community of stakeholders in audiovisual digitisation and digital preservation. We provide analysis and advice to custodians and creators of audiovisual … Continue reading

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