Archive for October, 2011

Digital Media Collections Are an IT Problem But Not an IT Solution

Monday, October 31st, 2011

The power and the flexibility of content use and distribution in the digital realm is enabled by the ability to break everything down into the same essential components, into the 1’s and 0’s that form the atomic structure of data. In its idealized form, that content and the persistent structural

Are You Celebrating World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2011 Correctly

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

As we sit under the Heritage Eucalyptus Tree amongst our non-destructively opened and carefully unpacked and documented acid-free gift boxes, beaming with joy over finally getting that relapped 4-track 1/4″ audio head, that PAL 3/4″ U-matic deck which just needs a little bit of soldering work, or th

Association for Recorded Sound Collections Releases AVPS Co-ordinated Metadata Study

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

The Association for Recorded Sound Collections Technical Committee (ARSC TC) recently announced the release of their “Study of Embedded Metadata Support in Audio Recording Software: Summary of Findings and Conclusions”. AudioVisual Preservation Solutions President Chris Lacinak and Consultant Peter

Chris Lacinak Addressing 131st Audio Engineering Society Convention

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

AVPS Founder and President Chris Lacinak will be co-presenting the workshop “Got Metadata? Historical, Cultural, and Future Issues of Information Association for Archiving Audio Materials” at the 131st Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention taking place in New York this week. Along with workshop