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

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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.

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