Memnon Launches New Zealand Facility to Help Provide Archival Services to Preserve the Nation’s Audiovisual Taonga

Global media preservation and migration services provider Memnon is set to commence work on a major project with New Zealand’s archival agencies to digitally preserve the people’s audiovisual (AV) heritage collections held by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, The National Library of New Zealand and Archives New Zealand. The project was titled Utaina by Ngā…

Industry figure Heidi Shakespeare appointed as chief executive officer of Memnon

Global media preservation and migration services provider Memnon today announces the appointment of Heidi Shakespeare as CEO and Gary Edwards as COO. The appointments are central to Memnon and broadcast media services company LMH, co-founded by Edwards, joining forces under the Memnon name to fuel global expansion and ongoing growth. With over 25 years of…

ES Broadcast acquires Memnon from Sony

ES Broadcast, a leading provider of end-to-end solutions to the professional broadcast industry, has today announced the acquisition of Memnon. Terms of the deal will remain confidential. Memnon is a market-leading provider of services to digitise, restore, preserve and enable access to historical recordings, and boasts clients around the world. The company operates facilities in…

Finland’s KAVI to preserve historic 2-inch videotape content

KAVI begins a preservation push to digitise the oldest section of its videotape collection. Memnon was selected as the successful bidder to digitise a large 2-inch video tape collection held by KAVI, The National Audiovisual Institute in Finland. KAVI is the Finnish body responsible for archiving film and other audiovisual materials, including television programmes. The…

DR digitizes and preserves its vast historic ¼’’ audio collection

DR, the Danish Broadcasting Corporation, is the oldest and largest public-service radio and television broadcasting company in Denmark. DR aims to preserve its vast historic radio recordings and audio collections. The collection comprises published programs of all genres as well as unpublished productions (such as concert recordings) dating back to 1950 up to 2006. DR…