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A how to for wet replay when digitising degraded audio tape for preservation.

After my previous post, Tips and tricks for recovering your oral history and sound collections from magnetic audio tape, I wanted to share an interesting experience from a couple of...

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When preparing to digitise your audiovisual collection, get clear on the why.

For any organisation with a film, video or audiotape collection that is considering digitising some or all of its content, one of the first key steps is to clearly think through and...

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IASA publishes IASA-TC 05.

There is an ever-decreasing time window to complete the digitisation process for AV material before the small pool of equipment in operable condition required for the replay of traditional...

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Here are the top 3 factors to consider when prioritising for video digitisation.

The size of investment required to take on a video digitisation projects can grow into many thousand dollars, and that kind of funding isn’t always easy to come by. At the same time,...

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Technology obsolescence or degradation, what's the biggest risk to videotape collections?

AV media is not getting any younger, and one of the big questions we commonly get asked is “what do I need to worry about the most - technology obsolescence or failing media? The...

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Saving Fiji's AV history.

DAMsmart has been working with the Fijian Government to digitise the National Archive’s film and video collection, and to commission a Media Asset Management (MAM) system for the...

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A how to for wet replay when digitising degraded audio tape for preservation.

After my previous post, Tips and tricks for recovering your oral history and sound collections from magnetic audio tape, I wanted to share an interesting experience from a couple of...

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When preparing to digitise your audiovisual collection, get clear on the why.

For any organisation with a film, video or audiotape collection that is considering digitising some or all of its content, one of the first key steps is to clearly think through and...

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IASA publishes IASA-TC 05.

There is an ever-decreasing time window to complete the digitisation process for AV material before the small pool of equipment in operable condition required for the replay of traditional...

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Here are the top 3 factors to consider when prioritising for video digitisation.

The size of investment required to take on a video digitisation projects can grow into many thousand dollars, and that kind of funding isn’t always easy to come by. At the same time,...

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Technology obsolescence or degradation, what's the biggest risk to videotape collections?

AV media is not getting any younger, and one of the big questions we commonly get asked is “what do I need to worry about the most - technology obsolescence or failing media? The...

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Saving Fiji's AV history.

DAMsmart has been working with the Fijian Government to digitise the National Archive’s film and video collection, and to commission a Media Asset Management (MAM) system for the...

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Is LTFS the answer for digital AV archives?

I had the opportunity to talk about the Linear Tape File System (LTFS) at the SEAPAVAA conference in Bangkok. The theme of the conference was 'Redefining The Audiovisual Archives...

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Case Study: WIN Corporation and Crawford Productions

DAMsmart has recently completed a digitisation project for WIN Corporation and Crawford Productions PTY LTD, digitising iconic Australian Television series from the 60’s though to...

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Baseband video and audio metrics: critical in the quality control production chain.

To extend on my previous post, technical metadata is critical in a multi stream video digitisation environment with video originating from many different formats. Fully or semi-automated...

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A Prime example of regional history.

DAMsmart has undertaken a project to digitise all of the local news content produced by Prime Orange, starting from 1962 through to 2008. The material, in due course, will be made...

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Australian Society of Archivists' 2011 SYMPOSIUM 'ARCHIVING THE ICONIC'

The Australian Society of Archivists has announced the ' 2011 SYMPOSIUM 'ARCHIVING THE ICONIC' The Symposium program, covering sessions titled Iconic Spaces, Iconic People and Iconic...

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Technical metadata - it's all valuable

When you decide to undertake the digitisation of your collection, you want to consider not only the importance of capturing the original content in a record that is accurate and of...

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Top tips to digitise oral history and sound collections on failing magnetic audio tape.

A vast amount of oral history and other sound collections are still kept on audio cassette and ¼-inch open reel audio tape. Like many forms of magnetic tape media, analogue audio...

Is LTFS the answer for digital AV archives?

I had the opportunity to talk about the Linear Tape File System (LTFS) at the SEAPAVAA conference in Bangkok. The theme of the conference was 'Redefining The Audiovisual Archives...

Read More

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Case Study: WIN Corporation and Crawford Productions

DAMsmart has recently completed a digitisation project for WIN Corporation and Crawford Productions PTY LTD, digitising iconic Australian Television series from the 60’s though to...

Read More

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Baseband video and audio metrics: critical in the quality control production chain.

To extend on my previous post, technical metadata is critical in a multi stream video digitisation environment with video originating from many different formats. Fully or semi-automated...

Read More

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A Prime example of regional history.

DAMsmart has undertaken a project to digitise all of the local news content produced by Prime Orange, starting from 1962 through to 2008. The material, in due course, will be made...

Read More

Share article

Australian Society of Archivists' 2011 SYMPOSIUM 'ARCHIVING THE ICONIC'

The Australian Society of Archivists has announced the ' 2011 SYMPOSIUM 'ARCHIVING THE ICONIC' The Symposium program, covering sessions titled Iconic Spaces, Iconic People and Iconic...

Read More

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Technical metadata - it's all valuable

When you decide to undertake the digitisation of your collection, you want to consider not only the importance of capturing the original content in a record that is accurate and of...

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