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Who won the International Federation of Television Archives 2018 ‘Excellence In Media Preservation’ award?

  You guessed it, DAMsmart and SBS took honours in the “Excellence in Media Preservation” category for its SBS’s Preserving Australian TV History Digitisation Project at...

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We have a new film scanner.

We are excited to announce that we have introduced a new film scanner into our film digitisation and preservation workflow. As the capabilities of the scanning technology have increased...

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Are you going to the ARC’s Duration and Dimension Conference?

We are chuffed to be part of the Australian Registrars Committee 2018 conference, Duration and Dimension, being held in Melbourne. The conference focuses on challenges associated with...

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We are excited to announce that Silver Trak Digital acquired 100% of DAMsmart.

In July this year, DAMsmart was acquired by Silver Trak Digital. Silver Trak is a Sydney and is a leader digital media services. Don't worry, DAMsmart will remain unchanged. We are...

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IASA-TC-06 Is Out - Guidelines for the Preservation of Video Recordings

Video preservation and digitisation is a pressing matter, and the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) has launched TC-06 to help guide you on the journey....

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6 things to consider when planning to digitise your videotape, film or audio tape archive.

Digitising your videotape, audio tape or film collection can seem like a daunting prospect, especially if the collection is large. However, if you want to access and preserve your...

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Who won the International Federation of Television Archives 2018 ‘Excellence In Media Preservation’ award?

  You guessed it, DAMsmart and SBS took honours in the “Excellence in Media Preservation” category for its SBS’s Preserving Australian TV History Digitisation Project at...

Read More

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We have a new film scanner.

We are excited to announce that we have introduced a new film scanner into our film digitisation and preservation workflow. As the capabilities of the scanning technology have increased...

Read More

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Are you going to the ARC’s Duration and Dimension Conference?

We are chuffed to be part of the Australian Registrars Committee 2018 conference, Duration and Dimension, being held in Melbourne. The conference focuses on challenges associated with...

Read More

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We are excited to announce that Silver Trak Digital acquired 100% of DAMsmart.

In July this year, DAMsmart was acquired by Silver Trak Digital. Silver Trak is a Sydney and is a leader digital media services. Don't worry, DAMsmart will remain unchanged. We are...

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IASA-TC-06 Is Out - Guidelines for the Preservation of Video Recordings

Video preservation and digitisation is a pressing matter, and the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) has launched TC-06 to help guide you on the journey....

Read More

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6 things to consider when planning to digitise your videotape, film or audio tape archive.

Digitising your videotape, audio tape or film collection can seem like a daunting prospect, especially if the collection is large. However, if you want to access and preserve your...

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4 important points to consider so you don't endure a digitisation fail like Fairfax.

A recent article sheds light on the dubious nature of some digitisation service providers. Fairfax Media sent a collection of 8 million still image assets to the US to be digitised,...

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What does Washington have to do with audiovisual preservation?

Washington was the host of this year’s IASA conference. Washington is also the home of the world’s largest audiovisual preservation program. I had the privilege to attend and present...

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What are the indicators of poor quality audio digitisation practices?

  It’s an unfortunate reality that not all audio tape digitisation projects result in a high quality outcome. In some cases, the quality you sign up for is not delivered. While...

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3 elements in an audio digitisation workflow that will really impact quality.

Recorded sound collections exist everywhere: oral histories, speeches, concerts, music, language collections, interviews, music and so much more. They are held at universities, schools,...

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The Nelson Mandela Foundation are saving history as they digitise their videotape archive.

It’s always nice to have the opportunity to share some good news and we are really proud of this piece. The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) has chosen to work us to digitise, save...

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PARBICA Presentation: Partnerships & Collaboration in Context of Video and Film Preservation

It was my privilege to co-present at this year’s PARBICA Conference held in September at The University of Auckland. The conference title was ‘Footprints in Space and Time’....

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Digitise Videotape: Four things you NEED to know about pricing.

Have you ever considered building or renovating a house… Well if you have, you will know it is nearly impossible to get an accurate quote for the cost of building without the details...

4 important points to consider so you don't endure a digitisation fail like Fairfax.

A recent article sheds light on the dubious nature of some digitisation service providers. Fairfax Media sent a collection of 8 million still image assets to the US to be digitised,...

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What does Washington have to do with audiovisual preservation?

Washington was the host of this year’s IASA conference. Washington is also the home of the world’s largest audiovisual preservation program. I had the privilege to attend and present...

Read More

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What are the indicators of poor quality audio digitisation practices?

  It’s an unfortunate reality that not all audio tape digitisation projects result in a high quality outcome. In some cases, the quality you sign up for is not delivered. While...

Read More

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3 elements in an audio digitisation workflow that will really impact quality.

Recorded sound collections exist everywhere: oral histories, speeches, concerts, music, language collections, interviews, music and so much more. They are held at universities, schools,...

Read More

Share article

The Nelson Mandela Foundation are saving history as they digitise their videotape archive.

It’s always nice to have the opportunity to share some good news and we are really proud of this piece. The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) has chosen to work us to digitise, save...

Read More

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PARBICA Presentation: Partnerships & Collaboration in Context of Video and Film Preservation

It was my privilege to co-present at this year’s PARBICA Conference held in September at The University of Auckland. The conference title was ‘Footprints in Space and Time’....

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