On 3rd of Dec 2012 the winner for the award will be announced.Before then the judges will take a closer look to the project and its outcomes and there will be an online voting.We will let you know when you can vote for this project!
- The Emulation Framework has been downloaded 500 times since it became available in June 2011.
Since then, several releases has been done of which the current release (2.1.0) is most popular as it is downloaded 100 times within six months.
This shows a steady interest in the software, even after the KEEP project ended.
Even several organisations in various businesses are using the EF or are considering to use it, amongst them the National Library of the Netherlands and the German Computerspiele Museum in Berlin.
The Emulation Framework is software developed by the international KEEP project, co-funded by the European Union's 7th Framework Programme.
It is available as open source software under the Apache 2.0 license.
- The winner of DPC Award for Research & Innovation is the PLANETS project, a European research project (2006-2010) in the field of Digital Preservation.
The Emulation Framework (EF), developed by the KEEP project, was also nominated for this award, but the independent jury voted otherwise.
Although the EF didn't win the price, the project team was congratulated to make it to the finalists of the award of which has been said to be the most challenging competition in the DPC's history.