Digital Video Preservation: Further Challenges for Preserving Digital Video and Beyond

Digital Video Preservation: Further Challenges for Preserving Digital Video and Beyond by Killian Escobedo

As one can expect, the complexity of digital video provides a few more factors to track and assess when compared with analog moving image counterparts in the archive. While innovative preservation strategies and technical standards developed for digital imaging and sound certainly apply to digital video, standards for preserving and maintaining digital video are just now emerging, which makes my internship at the Smithsonian Institution Archives  this summer an especially exciting opportunity to assess what’s been accomplished so far, and to address the many issues that affect the preservation of digital video in the archival community.

Source: The Bigger Picture

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