Monthly Archives: March 2011

Broadcasters set joint HD technical standards

Broadcasters set joint HD technical standards   The Digital Production Partnership – the BBC, ITV and Channel 4-led cross-broadcaster initiative – has unveiled its first guidelines. The common technical standards for the delivery of tape-based HD and SD programmes will form … Continue reading

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BBC sets deadline for stereo 3D

BBC sets deadline for stereo 3D   The BBC has set a deadline of mid-2012 for its cautious approach to stereoscopic 3D, by which time it expects to either fully adopt S3D or for the technology to have failed. Source: Broadcast

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London PASIG, April 4-5

PREVIEW: London PASIG, April 4-5 San  Francisco, CA Over 110 have registered for the public sector PASIG meeting at the British Library April 4-5 and about 25 for the cross-industry Oracle Deep-Dive on April 6. The Oracle PASIG User Group … Continue reading

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Film Preservation in the Digital Age

Film Preservation in the Digital Age  From the article: In this era of digital storage and viewing of moving image materials and films, I’m sometimes afraid that the public at large will think that the problems of preserving films have … Continue reading

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Future for Restoration of Audiovisual Memory in Europe

FRAME training course 2011   Future for Restoration of Audiovisual Memory in Europe All you need to manage successfully the preservation, digitization, organization, marketing and use of audiovisual and film media Session 1: June 20 – June 24 2011 Preservation and … Continue reading

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Building Workflows For Digitisation and Digital Preservation

Building Workflows For Digitisation and Digital Preservation –A Case Study: Images for the Future  Slides of Presentation given by Tom de Smet (Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision) at Screening the Future conference, March.

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Google lets you create your own naughty list

Google lets you create your own naughty list  You may have picked up the news that both Google and Bing have admitted to having whitelists of ‘nice’ sites that manually override their search and ranking algorithms. No big surprises there, … Continue reading

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