PrestoCentre: TechWatch Report #04 (publication)
In November 2016, PrestoCentre published its TechWatch report n°4. This latest issue is covering some of the new technologies and services that were on display at the International Broadcasting Convention held in September 2016 in Amsterdam. The report focuses on film scanners, video ingest systems, open source micro services and data storage.
PREFORMA: innovation workshop and networking session (announcement)
After the two successful events organised last year in Stockholm and in Berlin, the PREFORMA project is happy to invite all the members of the digital preservation community to attend the PREFORMA Innovation Workshop which will be held in Padua on 7 March 2017. Aim of the workshop is to highlight the importance of standardisation and file format validation for the long term preservation of digtal cultural content, present the open source conformance checkers developed in the project and the business models that can be built around them, and involve memory institutions outside the PREFORMA consortium in testing, using and further developing the software.
EuropeanaSpace: publications and results (update)
The European project EuropeanaSpace ended in January 2017. PACKED vzw was a partner in this project since February 2014, and responsible for work package 3 Content Space: Rights management for creative exploitation of Europeana content and work package 5 Innovation Space: Valorisation and exploitation in the Creative Industries. All important deliverables of the EuropeanaSpace project are available now on the projectwebsite. Also, in december 2016 the brochure IP and Europeana Space Pilots: Case Studies, was printed. PACKED-staff member Barbara Dierickx was one of the authors of this booklet, that is available at PACKED vzw.