How is a Barcode like DV? And what happens when you scratch or fold a digital bit?
Lewis Carroll never posed such confounding riddles, but the answers bring fresh insight into how digital video acts and how to more effectively manage the migration of tape-based born-digital collections into the file-based domain. Find out more about this topic and how it impacts digital preservation in our new research paper authored by David Rice and Stefan Elnabli, titled "Barcode Scanners, MiniDV Decks, and the Migration of Digital Information from Analog Surfaces"
For an in-depth view with video examples read the research paper online at http://www.avpreserve.com/dvanalyzer/barcodes_and_dv/
A PDF version is available for download via http://www.avpreserve.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Migration-of-Digital-Information-from-Analog-Surfaces.pdf
See further works about digital preservation and other archiving topics at http://www.avpreserve.com/avpsresources/papers-and-presentations/
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