Open Images at the Europeana PlenaryPresentation Transcript
Johan Oomen Sound and Vision (EUscreen, PrestoPRIME, STERNA) Paul Keller Knowledgeland EuropeanaConnect
Images for the Future Consortium
6 partners Mass digitisation
137.200 hrs video
22.510 hrs film
123.900 hrs audio
Target groups Objective To optimize the availability of the audiovisual heritage. By developing innovative services and applications, education, the public and the creative sector will be offered a vast improvement in their possibility to profit from the various values of the audiovisual heritage.
V arious outlets
Open media platform for online access to audiovisual archive material, available for (creative) reuse.
Allow and encourage new works based on existing archive material (remixes).
Enabling and encouraging interlinking with external resources (mashups).
Opening the Archive
3,000 items from ‘own’ collections
CC-BY-SA as preferred license
‘ Internet quality’
Why Open Images
“ repositories of inaccessibility”
Low res – high res on demand
Allow users to make remixes
… and add context
… and mashups with other sources
Integrate CC licences
Open source media platform (MMBase)
Open Video Codec (OGG)
HTML5 <video> tag
Advertise our API (programmableweb.com, others)
Add more content suppliers, notably public broadcasters
EUscreen eContentplus project
Continue to collaborate with filmmakers, Wikipedia Foundation, museums and so on
Images for the Future
Saves audiovisual heritage with conservation and digitization.
Makes digital content available for education, general public and creative industry.
Renews the cultural heritage sector by sharing knowledge and experience.