In this article, Philip Speigel discusses the ongoing issue for media archivists of managing legacy standard definition (SD) video in DAM systems geared toward high definition (HD) formats.
“The transition to High Definition video as the accepted standard is basically over. But media archives are still sitting on acres of shelf space filled with Standard Definition (SD) content produced and collected over the years in a variety of formats ranging from 1″ and 3 /4″ to the more recent digital video formats like DV and Digital Beta. What is their place in this High Definition (HD) world? How do we incorporate these assets into any new HD-based DAM workflow?” [Read More]