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The HistoryMakers Chooses Digital Transitions to Digitize Personal Collections Documenting African American History and Society Posted: 27/10/2021
The HistoryMakers Chooses Digital Transitions to Digitize Personal Collections Documenting African American History and Society

Digital Transitions, a leading global provider of high-resolution digitization solutions and services, today announced a partnership with The HistoryMakers, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution and the nation's largest African American video oral history archive, to scan the historical personal collections of many interviewed for the archive. Imaging experts from Digital Transitions' service division, Pixel Acuity, will use highly specialized equipment and AI-driven processes such as handwritten-text recognition, object classification, and notable individual recognition to optimize image quality and metadata capture for digital assets within each collection.

Tags: Digital Transitions | DT Heritage | The HistoryMakers | digitization | AI | machine learning | digital preservation
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Prasad Corp to digitize precious newsreel footage for the National Archives of Estonia Posted: 25/11/2020
Prasad Corp to digitize precious newsreel footage for the National Archives of Estonia

Prasad Corp, which offers a comprehensive range of preservation, digitization and restoration services worldwide, has signed a deal to digitize a considerable part of the newsreel collection of the Film Archive of the National Archives of Estonia (NAE). NAE’s newsreel collection consists of 275 hours of audiovisual material and documents a broad range of culturally significant Estonian history spanning over 70 years, currently only around 10% of which has been digitized in HD or higher.

Tags: Prasad Corp | digitization | Estonia
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Digital Sprockets Relies on Cintel Scanner for Restoration of Classic Mexican Films Posted: 14/08/2020
Digital Sprockets Relies on Cintel Scanner for Restoration of Classic Mexican Films

Blackmagic Design today announced that its Cintel Scanner and DaVinci Resolve Studio are being used at film restoration and post production facility Digital Sprockets to restore a number of 35mm classic Mexican films from the 1940s, 1950s and 1980s.

Tags: Blackmagic Design | Blackmagic | Cintel | Cintel Scanner | Film | 35mm | 16mm | 4K | HDR | Digitization | Mexican Film
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RUNNING TV Installs Blackmagic Cintel Film Scanner and DaVinci Resolve Studio Posted: 28/06/2017
RUNNING TV Installs Blackmagic Cintel Film Scanner and DaVinci Resolve Studio
Blackmagic Design today announced that audiovisual production and distribution company RUNNING TV has implemented the Blackmagic Cintel Film Scanner as part of a workflow that has seen it digitize more than 100 archived Italian films spanning the 1920s through to the 1950s.
Tags: RUNNING TV | Blackmagic Design | Cintel | Film Scanner | DaVinci Resolve | Film Restoration | Digitization
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Crawford Media Services Builds Media Digitization and Preservation Services on Quantum Lattus Object Storage Posted: 09/03/2017
Crawford Media Services Builds Media Digitization and Preservation Services on Quantum Lattus Object Storage
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced that Atlanta-based Crawford Media Services is using Lattus(R) object storage to build a content repository that supports mass migration of its clients' legacy content to digital formats and provides ongoing media storage and management. Designed to hold an initial 1.2 petabytes of archived assets as well as content ingested during new projects, the system gives Crawford Media a sophisticated storage infrastructure that cost-effectively accommodates ongoing expansion of the company's services and customer base.
Tags: Crawford Media Services | media digitization | preservation services | Quantum | Lattus | Object Storage | Archive | integrity | content | scalable | production | IT
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NOA Provides Audio Migration Technology for Indiana Universitys Media Preservation Initiative Posted: 07/12/2015
NOA Provides Audio Migration Technology for Indiana Universitys  Media Preservation Initiative

NOA technology has been installed at the heart of one of the largest cultural and academic archiving projects in the USA the Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative (MDPI) at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. More than half a million objects identified by experts as historically significant and valuable for research are held in obsolescent formats in rapidly deteriorating condition.

Tags: NOA | Archiving | Indiana | University | US | Preservation | Memnon | Digitization
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Finnish National Broadcaster YLE Standardizes on NOA Audio Solutions for Digitization of Legacy Archive Posted: 24/04/2012
Finnish National Broadcaster YLE Standardizes on NOA Audio Solutions for Digitization of Legacy Archive
NOA Audio Solutions today announced that Finnish national public broadcaster YLE Yleisradio OY Finland (YLE) has standardized its Helsinki archiving operation on NOA Audio Solutions' equipment and software.
Tags: NOA | Finland | YLE | digitization
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