How to Digitise Your Archives – And Is It Worth It?

Whether you’re a publisher, a library, corporate or private client, you almost certainly have hundreds, if not thousands, of historic archives that are hugely valuable, that require digitising to help preserve historical content or to build an online platform for viewing.    Digitising an archive to make works available online sounds easy, but the reality […]

Historical Photograph Scanning

Currently we are working on a collection of photograph albums dating back to 1939 which hold historical images from World War II. It is important to handle these rare albums with a ‘white glove approach’, to ensure oils from our hands are not transferred across to the media. All images are gently brushed and cleaned […]

Unlike Wine, Tape Does Not Improve With Age

Tapes do not improve with age. Quite the opposite. Corporates, consumer and heritage clients have vast archives of magnetic tape that contain information that needs to be preserved. 70% of all audio-visual material is under the threat of deterioration, damage or obsolescence. From about 1950 through the 1990s, most of the world’s audio-visual was entrusted […]