During the last couple of years, photographic film has gained significant attention as a medium for long-term storage of digital data. Intensive research has been performed on this topic and now the question arises whether this medium has the potential to be a serious alternative to conventional data storage systems. Aim of this paper is to this answer this question by providing a state-of-the-art technology review.
Christoph Voges, "On the Potential of Film as a Digital Storage Medium" in Proc. IS&T Archiving 2016, 2016, https://doi.org/10.2352/issn.2168-3204.2016.1.0.91