December 16, 2017

Report From the International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA) World Conference

From the BBC Research Blog:

The International Federation of Television Archives, FIAT/IFTA, celebrated 40 years 1977-2017 at the recent Annual World Conference 2017 in Mexico City hosted by the Fonoteca Nacional (Mexican National Sound Archive), TVUNAM (Television Station of the National Autonomous University of Mexico ) and SPR (The Public Broadcasting System of the Mexican State). Despite the aftermath of one of the most devastating earthquakes in 32 years, television production and broadcast archivists from all over the world, demonstrated their solidarity with the hosts and the city to support, share knowledge, expertise and ideas from within our current digital media archive industry.

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There were sessions on “Media Asset Management and Metadata Enrichment”, “Managing Large Amounts of Data”, which focused on automation and data driven methodologies. RTVE Spanish public service broadcaster presented an interesting case study on their comparative analysis of cloud provider’s automated generation of descriptive metadata.

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There were sessions on “Media Asset Management and Metadata Enrichment”, “Managing Large Amounts of Data”, which focused on automation and data driven methodologies. RTVE Spanish public service broadcaster presented an interesting case study on their comparative analysis of cloud provider’s automated generation of descriptive metadata.

Read the Complete Blog Post

Learn More, Visit the FIAT/IFTA Website

See Also: Day 3 at FIAT/IFTA Mexico: an Invitation to Prepare the Future (via FIAT/IFTA)

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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