Nobel Prize winner Wisława Szymborska’s work preserved forever

Nobel Prize winner, Wisława Szymborska’s work preserved forever Piql is proud to welcome the work of Nobel Prize winner, Wisława Szymborska (Poland), to the growing collection of world memory in the Arctic World Archive. The editor-in-chief Jerzy Illg, the publishing director of Znak Monika Bartys, the president of the Wisława Szymborska Foundation, Michał Rusinek, and […]

Introducing our new website

Introducing our new website Piql has been working hard to develop a more informative, intuitive and useful website. Now targeted toward clients based on project needs, the new website makes it easy to find all the information you need when considering how Piql can support your business goals. Read an overview of the variety of […]

Visit from the Ambassador of India to Norway

Rune with Indian Ambassador

Visit from the Ambassador of India to Norway On Saturday 5 December, 2020, we had the pleasure of a visit from The Ambassador of India to Norway, His Excellency Dr. B. Bala Bhaskar. Rune Bjerkestrand with Dr. B. Bala Bhaskar After having shown Dr. Bhaskar Piql’s unique technology for secure, long term preservation, we discussed […]

More treasures for the Arctic World Archive

2020 AWA deposit

More treasures for the Arctic World Archive On the remote arctic island of Svalbard, a diverse group of people gathered with a shared purpose: to ensure survival of their piece of world memory. National Museum and National Armed Forces Museum of Norway, UNICEF, MIF and Piql representatives outside of AWA Although many others also wished […]

Nobel Prize laureate stores life’s work in the Arctic World Archive

Olga Torkarczuk

Nobel Prize laureate stores life’s work in the Arctic World Archive Coinciding with the Nobel Peace Prize announcement for 2020, Piql is thrilled to announce the first Arctic World Archive (AWA) deposit from a Nobel Prize laureate. Olga Tokarczuk, Literature laureate from Poland, has stored her life’s work of 14 books on piqlFilm in the […]

GitHub’s code now stored forever on piqlFilm

GitHub’s code now stored forever on piqlFilm We are thrilled to announce that the Arctic World Archive has now received GitHub’s deposit of its public repositories. On 8 July, 186 reels of piqlFilm were stored in the Arctic Code Vault, inside the Arctic World Archive. Despite the restrictions and challenges presented by the pandemic, the […]

Presenting Piql technology in Thailand

Presenting Piql technology in Thailand Innovative long-term data storage technology developed by Norwegian company Piql is now available in Thailand, offering a new approach to digital preservation and archiving. At the event: Suracha Udomsak Vice President and CTO of SCG, Kjersti Rødsmoen, Ambassador of Norway to Thailand, Rune Bjerkestrand Managing Director Piql AS and Mrs […]

piqlReader wins award for great design

piqlReader wins award for great design Our newest piece of technology has already made its mark winning a prestigious DOGA award. Last night we shared the stage with our friends at EGGSDesign, our incredible collaborators on the of the piqlReader. Photo: DOGA A digitized version of “Scream” by Edvard Munch was Thursday deposited in the […]

UNICEF deposits Child Convention in AWA

UNICEF deposits Child Convention in AWA To celebrate World Children’s Day and 30-year anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF has stored the document forever in the Arctic World Archive (AWA). The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was unanimously adopted by the […]

Introducing our new piqlReader

Introducing our new piqlReader After months of planning, work and client testing our new piqlReaders are ready. Compact, sleek and ergonomically designed, these new piqlReaders offer incredible benefits. With significantly faster read-back speed than its predecessor and simple operation, our clients can have the convenience of their own piqlReader, providing instant onsite access to offline […]