DAVID - Digital AV Media Damage Prevention and Repair

DAVID will research how to structure, store, monitor, repair and improve digital audiovisual content in a way that balances long-term costs, risks of loss, and content quality.
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RestoreNet

The aim of RestoreNet is to create a collaborative environment for digital film restoration.
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PRESTOSPACE

PRESTOSPACE is an integrated project in the European IST FP6 programme. Under the leadership of major European content holders preservation- and restoration-technologies are further developed.
The role of HS-ART is in the integration of DIAMANT-Film Restoreation with other tools and expansion into an open and flexible platform for restoration algorithms. For this reason we have provided the research partners with DIAMANT-Film Restoreation support licenses. more ...

vdQA : Video Quality Analysis

Automatic and efficient quality analysis of audiovisual content has become a crucial step before storing the material for later use. While most approaches in this area are only dealing with low level signal analysis, the goal of this project is to go far beyond state-of-the-art procedures. On the basis of novel as well as proven computer vision methods, we will attempt to incorporate high level knowledge in the analysis step, thus achieving significant better and faster results than current methods, comparable in their reliability with a human operator. more ...

DIAMANT

From 1993 onwards, it has been our goal to develop a system for digital film restoration. The DIAMANT project will allows us not only to reach this goal, but provide us with a tool to build further applications in the domain of digital film manipulation (such as post-production and automatic format conversion). Start data: 1. Jan. 2000. more ...