IPTC is looking for members and experts with experience in defining licensing information in a machine-readable way to help adapt IPTC’s RightsML standard according to the new ODRL Recommendation, which will specifically address the needs of the news industry.
MetaGer is non-commercial, run by the German NGO ‘SUMA-EV – Association for Free Access to Knowledge’. It relies little on advertising as a source of income, instead being financed largely by donations and SUMA-EV membership fees.
If you couldn’t attend the IPTC Conference this year, you can review the material from your desk!
Documentation on the IPTC Video Day in Berlin on 25 October 2016 is now avaiable.
IPTC is celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2015. The “News at a Crossroads” Symposium was the culminating event of our celebrations. Categories of change were examined separately with presentations and a discussion, open to the floor, and in a fourth session brought together to examine the crossroads and see how their findings might benefit each other.
The IPTC has marked it’s 50th birthday with a seminar in London called ‘News at a Crossroads – Navigating a Changing Landscape’. The afternoon seminar gave us a high speed ride through changes in the news industry now and in the future.
It is with great interest that CEPIC members have taken note of the intention of the JPEG’s Joint Expert Group to integrate DRM (Digital Rights Management) into an extended JPEG standard. Is it a new promising method allowing to fight against a high and raising rate of online piracy ?
DOI stands for Digital Object Identifier, an identifier applied to digital objects. There are over 100 million DOI allocated worldwide to all kinds of content.
People return from their holidays with many photos and want to share them, others want to use such shared photos. To help them find the right software for embedding their own rights data into an image file or to retrieve them from a photo by a potential user, IPTC has tested 19 free or inexpensive programs. The results – published at www.iptc.org/goto?photorightstest on Thursday, 28 August 2014
This was the title of a presentation made at the IPTC conference on 12 March 2013 in Amsterdam on “machine readable rights”.