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Photo:  The Grateful Dead in the BBC Archive

The Potential for AI in Audiovisual Archives

Artificial Intelligence has enormous potential to expand the reach of audiovisual archives. This blog post offers examples of how AI is being used for search and discovery, creative re-use, education, audience engagement, and Collections as...

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The Potential for AI in Audiovisual Archives

Photo:  The Grateful Dead in the BBC Archive

Artificial Intelligence has enormous potential to expand the reach of audiovisual archives. This blog post offers examples of how AI is being used for search and discovery, creative re-use, education, audience engagement, and Collections as...

Digital collections stored in an LTO tape robot at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision

AI and Audovisual Archives: introduction to a blog series

Audiovisual archives around the world are working with Artificial Intelligence in a variety of innovative ways that are changing the role of the archive. This four-part blog series describes new AI tools and systems that can analyze and des...

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AI and Audovisual Archives: introduction to a blog series

Digital collections stored in an LTO tape robot at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision

Audiovisual archives around the world are working with Artificial Intelligence in a variety of innovative ways that are changing the role of the archive. This four-part blog series describes new AI tools and systems that can analyze and des...

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AI-based tooling for the humanities: making life easier?

Over the last decades, the digital turn has had a significant impact on every academic field, and no less so on the humanities and social sciences. Now, with the rapid advance of Artificial Intelligence (AI), researchers can gain new perspe...

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AI-based tooling for the humanities: making life easier?

Logo AI4media

Over the last decades, the digital turn has had a significant impact on every academic field, and no less so on the humanities and social sciences. Now, with the rapid advance of Artificial Intelligence (AI), researchers can gain new perspe...

Screenshot from Toki Tori for the Nintendo Wii.

One game, many platforms

At the end of 2020 the newest generation of consoles has arrived, the Playstation 5 and the Xbox Series X. Very exciting for gaming of course, but it once more demonstrates one of the many challenges of game-archiving. What to do with a gam...

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One game, many platforms

Screenshot from Toki Tori for the Nintendo Wii.

At the end of 2020 the newest generation of consoles has arrived, the Playstation 5 and the Xbox Series X. Very exciting for gaming of course, but it once more demonstrates one of the many challenges of game-archiving. What to do with a gam...

Making of 15 years of popular chat show in data

The making of 15 years of popular chat show in data

When it was announced that the popular talk show ‘De Wereld Draait Door’ was going to stop, there was a wave of interest in both mainstream and social media that wasn’t even dammed by the start of the corona crisis. As Sound and Vision is i...

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The making of 15 years of popular chat show in data

Making of 15 years of popular chat show in data

When it was announced that the popular talk show ‘De Wereld Draait Door’ was going to stop, there was a wave of interest in both mainstream and social media that wasn’t even dammed by the start of the corona crisis. As Sound and Vision is i...

Visualizing a radio of the past using technology of the future

Visualizing a radio of the past using technology of the future

A researcher from the Virtual Interiors Project, Hugo Huurdeman, was embedded at Sound and Vision for several months, working on a concept for an interactive 3D experience of historical radios. Take a look at how this exploratory project sh...

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Visualizing a radio of the past using technology of the future

Visualizing a radio of the past using technology of the future

A researcher from the Virtual Interiors Project, Hugo Huurdeman, was embedded at Sound and Vision for several months, working on a concept for an interactive 3D experience of historical radios. Take a look at how this exploratory project sh...

In a music studio | Photo by Maksym Kaharlytskyi on Unsplash

The Stories of AV Archives podcast No.3 - "AV archives for inspiration & creativity"

The third episode of the Stories of Audiovisual Archives Podcast is here! This podcast is brought to you by the Audiovisual Think Tank (AVTT), a group of people working with audiovisual archives around the world, exploring challenges and se...

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The Stories of AV Archives podcast No.3 - "AV archives for inspiration & creativity"

In a music studio | Photo by Maksym Kaharlytskyi on Unsplash

The third episode of the Stories of Audiovisual Archives Podcast is here! This podcast is brought to you by the Audiovisual Think Tank (AVTT), a group of people working with audiovisual archives around the world, exploring challenges and se...

Rizki Lazuardi

From the Acclimatized Vaults to the Fingertips

Rizki Lazuardi participates in Sound and Vision's Artistic Research in Residence programme. Our institute has a long tradition of opening its archives to residencies with researchers and scholars, and now also artists, by giving access to i...

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From the Acclimatized Vaults to the Fingertips

Rizki Lazuardi

Rizki Lazuardi participates in Sound and Vision's Artistic Research in Residence programme. Our institute has a long tradition of opening its archives to residencies with researchers and scholars, and now also artists, by giving access to i...

Sound and Vision possesses amongst other physical objects, such as puppets from the Fabeltjeskrant

Delving through data to find hidden stories

Each clip in the Sound and Vision archive tells its own story. However, there are many more stories that are hidden to the casual eye. These are the tales told by the archive metadata, information attached to each clip. Sound and Vision dat...

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Delving through data to find hidden stories

Sound and Vision possesses amongst other physical objects, such as puppets from the Fabeltjeskrant

Each clip in the Sound and Vision archive tells its own story. However, there are many more stories that are hidden to the casual eye. These are the tales told by the archive metadata, information attached to each clip. Sound and Vision dat...