Monthly Archives: October 2013

Tip: Search Instagram pictures using Gramfeed

Tip: Search Instagram pictures using Gramfeed  This tip is one shared by Alessandro Cappai, a digital editor in Italy who attended MozFest, the Mozilla Festival at the weekend. He pointed me in the direction Gramfeed, explaining how it can be … Continue reading

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SmartTV solutions for audiovisual archives

SmartTV solutions for audiovisual archives  What’s the connection between smart TV sets and archival content? Find out what the LinkedTV project thinks about it in our latest FIAT/IFTA presentation.  R&D presents LinkedTV solution at FIATIFTA World Conference  Last week, the … Continue reading

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Survey: Online Access to Audiovisual Heritage

Survey: Online Access to Audiovisual Heritage  This survey is organised by EUscreenXL, the pan-European aggregator of audiovisual heritage for Europeana. With this survey, we aim to produce an overview of the current status of bringing audiovisual materials to the European … Continue reading

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‘Digitally preserved films may not last over seven years’

‘Digitally preserved films may not last over seven years’  PUNE: Apart from lack of funds for preservation projects, a major concern for film archives across the world today is the lack of trained professionals with the technical knowhow on preserving … Continue reading

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Auditioning for Auntie

Auditioning for Auntie The BBC has kept records of the sessions aspiring bands and artists had to go through if they wanted to get onto the radio in the 1950s and 60s. Pete Paphides, a journalist who has been through … Continue reading

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BBC unveils plans to digitise Shakespeare archive and overhaul iPlayer

BBC unveils plans to digitise Shakespeare archive and overhaul iPlayer  The BBC’s Shakespeare archive is to be digitised and made available for free to schools across the country, under plans unveiled by new director general Tony Hall today. Hall, outlining … Continue reading

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