Autonomy have released updates to Virage MediaBin 7.1 that take advantage of Autonomy’s Meaning Based Computing (MBC) technology. Of particular interest is the inclusion of text indexing of video content which allows users to “search” videos and see a preview of the frame based on a text query:
“The new …Continue reading »
Last night (7th April), clause 43 of the controversial UK Digital Economy Bill (DEB) was voted down – although the wider bill was passed. This aspect of the legislation related to so called ‘orphan works’ a term that refers to copyrighted materials whose owner cannot be identified or traced. Opposition …Continue reading »
Real Story Group are hosting a free Webinar entitled What’s So Special About SharePoint? on Tuesday 6th April between 1pm and 2pm Eastern US time. The agenda includes:
- SharePoint Just Happens, or Not…
- When and Where SharePoint Is a Good Fit?
- When and Where SharePoint Is Not Good Fit?
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Henry Stewart have confirmed their line up for the their New York Digital Asset Management conference:
Thursday, 20th May 2010 & Friday, 21st May 2010
Hilton New York, New York
Produced by Henry Stewart Events, DAM NY 2010 highlights all the important issues from the fundamentals of how to get …Continue reading »
On 7th April 2010, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM (EST), AIIM will host a webinar entitled “Information Preservation: Technologies that Work Today for Tomorrow”. The webinar, which is free to attend, will examine strategies for the preservation of information for long-term use and the technologies that are available to assist …Continue reading »
There is increasingly vocal opposition to the UK Digital Economy Bill. This article from copyrightaction.com discusses the ECL (Extended Copyright Licensing) provision included in the bill:
“Extended Collective Licensing, as enabled by S43 116B of the Digital Economy Bill, is perhaps the least understood aspect of the legislation. ECL …Continue reading »
An outrageous proposal in the UK Digital Economy Bill plans to undermine photographic copyright in the United Kingdom, it was revealed recently by the pressure group, Stop43.org.uk. Clause 43 of the proposed bill outlines plans to allow the use of photographs without the copyright owner’s knowledge or consent if …Continue reading »
DAM vendor Extensis have announced that they will be offering limited scholarships to culture and heritage professionals interested in digital asset management. The company will provide a $250 discount on registration to the Museums and the Web 2010 Conference, to be held from April 13-17 2010 in Denver, Colorado.…Continue reading »
The Gilbane Conference, held in San Francisco from 18th – 20th May 2010, is a key event in the enterprise content management industry calendar. Covering topics as diverse as: Multi-channel publishing, multi-lingual publishing, e-books, digital rights, digital asset management, dynamic publishing and publishing business models, the Gilbane Conference has something …Continue reading »
This year’s Enterprise Search Summit, to be held at the New York Hilton from 11th – 12th May 2010, promises to be yet another excellent event covering the latest enterprise search technologies and strategies. Key note speakers include: Peter Morville (President, Semantic Studios) and Leslie Owens (Analyst, Forrester) with special …Continue reading »
Open Text announced today plans to acquire fellow Canadian digital content management vendor, Nstein Technologies Inc. The deal, valued at approximately CND $35 million, is expected to close in the second calendar quarter.
“‘This agreement helps Nstein take its next major step into the future,’ said Luc Filiatreault, President and …Continue reading »
Open Text announced today that it will be extending its already long term reseller collaboration with SAP by adding digital asset management solutions to the range of Open Text products resold under the SAP brand.
“Open Text DAM for SAP, one of the components of the Open Text ECM Suite, …Continue reading »