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Sony's Optical Disc Archive System Demonstration

  • Tuesday, May 12, 2015
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Sony Wonder Location, 550 Madison Avenue, NY NY 10022
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Sony's Optical Disc Archive System Demonstration

Digital photographs, videos, audio recordings, corporate records and government documents are just a few of the valuable assets that archivists want to preserve.  Sony has a family of archival systems that are ideal for the long term to keep your digital assets safe.   These systems are built upon large capacity disaster-tolerant, 50yr life Optical Disc Archive media.   Well established as a reliable means to capture and store media assets, optical disc has contributed to significant improvements in archiving solutions. 

Come learn about:  

  • Flexibility and scalability to create a system for different types of archiving  
  • Optical disc media reliability and growing capacities
  • Comparison to other archival formats and why optical disc should be the choice
  • A salt water test showing the amazing durability of optical disc
  • Optical disc estimated 50 year shelf life for preservation  
  • Current users of Optical Disc Archive and why it works for them
  • A solution for archiving large libraries of legacy video tape
Please refer to this PDF for more information on the Sony's Optical Disc Archive System. 


Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


6:30 PM - 7:00 PM - Refreshments

7:00 PM - 7:45 PM - Demonstration

7:45 PM - 8:00 PM - Question & Answer Session

8:00 PM - 8:30 PM - Networking


Sony Wonder Location
555 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022

Online Registration Required.  There is no fee to attend this event, but online registration is required in advance. We recommend registering no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, May 8th, 2015.   Please do not contact the host venue for any reason.  All inquiries for this event should be sent to education@nycarchivists.org.

If you are a person with a disability and require special accommodations to attend this event, please notify education@nycarchivists.org.  Special needs requests will be compiled for our host.

The Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (A.R.T.) would like to thank Sony for hosting this event.

Questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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