Archive for August, 2009

Christopher Lacinak

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

Chris founded AVPreserve in 2006 with a focus on empowering organizations to maximize the usability of their data for distribution, education, research, monetization, marketing, and business intelligence – both in the immediate present and over the long-term.

Kara Van Malssen

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Kara leads our digital preservation, asset management, and metadata related projects. She specializes in developing innovative approaches for applying standards and tested methodologies for improving management of data and digital collections, content findability, and sustainability of access to digital information.

“Preserving the African Presence in Jazz” By Seth Paris for AVPS – January 2009

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Nestled at the base of a green rolling hill, thirty minutes north of Accra, Ghana in the small village of Medie, is the African Heritage Library, the home of Odomankoma Kyrema, the “Divine Drummer” Kofi Ghanaba.  Formerly known as Guy Warren, Ghanaba is one of the more elusive musicians of the 20th century… Click below […]

DV Analyzer

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

DV Analyzer is a technical quality control and reporting tool that examines DV streams in order to report errors in the tape-to-file transfer process. DV Analyzer also reports on technical metadata and patterns within DV streams such as changes in DV time code, changes in recording date and time markers, first and last frame markers […]

AVPS Participating in AMIA Conference in St. Louis Nov. 4-7, 2009

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

AudioVisual Preservation Solutions is pleased to be contributing to the advancement of archive community knowledge afforded by participation in three panels at the annual conference of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) being held in St. Louis, Missouri this November. The three sessions that we will be chairing and presenting at are as follows: […]

AVPS Works with Library of Congress in Developing the Library’s National Recorded Sound Preservation Plan

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Among the directives in Congressional legislation establishing the Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Board in 2000 are mandates requiring the Board to conduct a national study of the state of recorded sound preservation in the U.S., and to produce a subsequent National Record Sound Preservation Plan.  Now that the national study is complete, Chris […]


Saturday, August 15th, 2009

disc scratch

Saturday, August 15th, 2009


Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Video Tape

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009