Archive for April, 2011

Why We Fight

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (City, that is) recently announced the successful restoration of an audio recording of a speech Dwight D. Eisenhower gave at the museum in April of 1946. General Eisenhower’s speech was part of the Met’s 75th Anniversary wherein he was being honored for his

Azimuth Adjustment for Magnetic Audio Recordings by Audrey Young and Peter Oleksik

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

The ease of using cassette-based media — pop it in and press play — and the development of compact, no-frills consumer electronics helped make audiovisual materials more accessible to a wider population, but there has also been the side effect of distancing users from the processes involved in rec

Azimuth Adjustment for Magnetic Audio Recordings

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Azimuth Adjustment for Magnetic Audio Recordings
By Audrey Young and Peter Oleksik

In magnetic audio tape recording, azimuth refers to the measure of the angle between the tape heads and the physical tape itself, the ideal being a perfectly perpendicular 90º. The audio signal is recorded ont

Noting Screening the Future

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

While our own Dave Rice was presenting on a panel at the recent Screening the Future symposium in The Netherlands, newest AVPS team member Kara Van Malssen was herself on hand to participate and learn. Here’s her review of the doings that transpired:

Screening the Future
15-16 March 2011

AVPS Welcomes Kara Van Malssen

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

AVPS is proud to announce the addition of our newest team member, Kara Van Malssen. Kara joins us from Broadway Video Digital Media where she was Manager of Archive Research on the Corporation for Public Broadcasting American Archive Strategy Consultancy. Kara is a 2006 graduate of NYU’s Moving Imag