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100 Million Hours of Audiovisual Content: Digital Preservation and Access in the PrestoPRIME Project

Addis, Matthew, Boch, Laurent, Allasia, Walter, Gallo, Francesco, Bailer, Werner and Wright, Richard (2010) 100 Million Hours of Audiovisual Content: Digital Preservation and Access in the PrestoPRIME Project At First International Digital Preservation Interoperability Framework (DPIF) Symposium, Germany. 21 - 23 Apr 2010.

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We report the preliminary results of PrestoPRIME, an EU FP7 integrated project, including audiovisual (AV) archives, academics and industrial partners, focused on long-term digital preservation of AV media objects and on ways to increase access by integrating media archives with European on-line digital libraries, specifically Europeana. Project outcomes will result in tools and services to ensure the permanence of digital AV content in archives, libraries, museums and other collections, enabling long-term future access in dynamically changing contexts. PrestoPRIME has a special focus on digital preservation in broadcast environments, where very large files of digital video must be preserved at high quality (suitable for future re-use in an AV production environment) in affordable distributed and federated archives. The adoption of standard solutions for digital preservation processes (metadata representation, content storage, digital rights government, search and access) enables the interoperability of the proposed preservation framework and guidelines. OAIS model was chosen for the reference architecture, METS is adopted as wrapper for metadata representation, while relevant standards (e.g. W3C, ISO/IEC and others) are used for content and rights description. Project outcomes will be delivered through a European networked Competence Centre, to gather knowledge and deliver advanced digital preservation advice and services in conjunction with Europeana and other initiatives.

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Published date: March 2010
Additional Information: Event Dates: April 21-23, 2010
Venue - Dates: First International Digital Preservation Interoperability Framework (DPIF) Symposium, Germany, 2010-04-21 - 2010-04-23
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science, IT Innovation


Local EPrints ID: 271071
ISBN: 978-1-4503-0110-7
PURE UUID: 2aa64b73-0b1a-445d-b6ee-5a268c33c568

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Date deposited: 13 May 2010 12:09
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:47

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Author: Matthew Addis
Author: Laurent Boch
Author: Walter Allasia
Author: Francesco Gallo
Author: Werner Bailer
Author: Richard Wright

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