Archive for June, 2007

From JTS 2007

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

Am at the JTS 20007 conference in Toronto, listening to an amazing presentation by Giovanna Fossati, Curator of the Nederlands Filmmuseum about Images for the Future, a $233mm, seven year project to preserve, digitize, and make accessible more than 285,000 hours of film and video, along with 3 million still images. While the speeds and [...]

Swedish National Archive of Recorded Sound Digitizing 1.5mm Hours of AV Materials

Friday, June 15th, 2007

The Swedish National Archive of Recorded Sound and Moving Images (SLBA) is in the process of digitizing 1.5mm hours of recorded sound and television. “VHS tapes are being migrated robotically to MPEG-2 and browsing files at a rate of 252 hours per day through 12 VHS players running 24 hours per day, seven days a [...]

Online Video and the Future of Broadcasting