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MADE IN IBM LABS: New Technology Preserves Photos, Videos, Healthcare Records and more for Decades

Will Enable Future Generations to Access Files Despite Changes in Digital Formats

Haifa, Israel - 08 Sep 2008: IBM Research today announced an entirely new way to preserve digital information, so it can be read decades after it was created despite future changes in digital formats. Researchers at the lab in Haifa, Israel, are ensuring that digital files -- such as photos, movies, music, videos, financial records, health records, manuscripts, and more -- will be accessible and readable for decades and possibly even centuries—no matter how the content was created.

Why Long-Term Data Preservation is Critical for Consumers and Businesses


Details About IBM Research Long-Term Data Preservation Projects

For more information, please visit
www.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/25047.wss

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Jenny Hunter
IBM Media Relations
Office: 408-927-1261
Mobile: 510-919-5320
jennyh@us.ibm.com

Chani Sacharen
Haifa Media Communications
Office: 972-4-8296166

sacharen@il.ibm.com

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