The Centre for Archiving Audio Video Image and Text in Oxfordshire UK.
Audio and Video Tapes
Duplication of CD DVD USB
Full Printing and Packaging Solutions
35mm Slides, Negatives
Medium Format Film
Large Format to A0
And much more at our studio in Kidlington Oxfordshire UK
T +44 1865 457000
Centre offer many archival solutions for converting to digital formats 16mm and
35mm microfilm, aperture cards and microfilm jackets. Our scanning services
support businesses with cost effective and competitive pricing to convert your
archive into the formats of your choice.
Our microfilm scanner
can convert all images scanning to the latest technology up to 600dpi.
Our services include:
·16mm Roll Film
·35mm Roll Film
·Master Jacketed Microfilm
·35mm Aperture Cards
Output formats TIFF,
JPEG, PDF, PDF/A, JPEG2000, BMP etc formats up to 600 DPI resolution.
Collection and Delivery
We can collect and
deliver your orders either via courier or personal collection.Perfect for busy offices or valuable
archives. Alternatively, you can pop in to our offices at any time during our
opening hours.Monday to Thursday 9-5pm
and Friday 9-3pm. We are closed weekends.
Our output files can
be prepared in many different formats.We can guide you into the preferred choice that will suit your requirements.Images are prepared as TIFF, JPEG, PDF, PDF/A,
JPEG2000, BMP or other formats of your choice in greyscale or black and white.Our postproduction suite can enhance and
correct colour issues if required.
Our Abby OCR
solutions can support your business with transcribing to Word or PDF with
comparison reports to ensure accuracy.
Highly recommended in Oxfordshire and Thames Valley as one of the leading scanning and archive specialists, we hold 5***** testimonials from University of Oxford, B4 Business, Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers Museums to include thousands of consumer clients.From small orders to large bulk order archives our team excel in all areas of digital scanning solutions. Our digitisation and scanning department can support public and corporate media to include glass plate negatives and lantern slides . Once scanned the negatives can be converted into digital formats such as RAW, JPEG, JPEG2000, TIFF, BMP and Adobe PDF in full colour or greyscale.
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