PROFESSIONAL LEGACY VIDEOTAPE PRESERVATION IN OXFORD OXFORDSHIRE UK
OUR CLIENTS LIST IS IMPRESSIVE. WORKING WITH UNIVERSITIES, MUSEUMS, PRODUCTION COMPANIES, CORPORATE AND CONSUMERS
OUR DIGITISING BROADCAST VIDEO TRANSFER SERVICES ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Our preservation archive transfer services for capturing content from professional broadcast tapes and converting to new digital formats can conver the following specifications. 10 bit uncompressed files in either AVI or Quicktime codecs. Pro-Res 422, FFV1, H.264 MOV, H.264 MP4, DVD and Blu-Ray discs. These can be converted to storage media, cloud or your own server. We can support both PAL and NTSC tape formats for DVCam, MiniDV, HDV, Betacam SP SX, Digibeta, Sony IMX, DVCPro, VHS, U-Matic.
Video Tape to Digital Formats
Pro-Res 422 HQ
10bit Uncompressed AVI
These can be delivered on the following media: External Hard Drive, USB Flash Drive, DVD Data Disc, Blu-Ray Data Disc, Upload to Server
10 BIT UNCOMPRESSED DIGITAL FILES PERFECT FOR PRESERVATION
Broadcast tapes typically have superior video and sound quality to that of a consumer tape. There are a variety of broadcast tapes we can transfer to 10 bit uncompressed digital files with either AVI or Quicktime codecs. Alternatively we can offer compressed options to include H.264 MOV and MPEG4 digital files and Pro-Res files. Please contact our office on 01865 457000 to discuss your broadcast requirements
BROADCAST AND CORPORATE VIDEO TAPES
We offer many different formats but the most common are above and priced accordingly. 10bit uncompressed is considered to be National Archive quality and suitable as an original master mezzanine format from which further copies can be made in any format. FFV1 is considered suitable for archiving as a lossless compression format. Apple Pro-Res is a lossy format available in several quality levels and ideal for video editing due to its file sizes. MPEG4 is also lossy but highly efficient and ideal as a digital copy for viewing purposes.
FILE SIZES: Digital video produces vast amount of data. Using PAL-SD as an example, image only no audio and stored as YUV422 16bit with a resolution of 720x576 and applying no compression would result in a file size of 1.15gb per minute. For 10bit would represent 1.4gb per minute. Therefore we ask for a hard drive suitable for storage on all orders.
10BIT UNCOMPRESSED AVI/MOV: For long-term archiving purposes, the most important factor for choosing a codec is to be able to preserve the content adequately in a stable manner and its vendor-independent accessibility over time. AVI is currently recommended by The National Archives for meeting the requirements suitable for preservation archiving of video tapes.
FFV1 - LOSSLESS COMPRESSION: We offer several choices of archival conversions to suit your requirements. FFV1 is a lossless compression format meaning there are compression algorithms which reduce the filesize but still preserve every bit in its original state, even after recompressing an infinitive number of times. Think of a Zip file!
PRO-RES & H.264 MPEG4 - LOSSY ENCODING:Apple Pro-Res is perfectly suitable for video editing and ideal for MAC users. But for archival reasons due to being lossy it is not recommended for archival purposes. The same is applied to MPEG4 whereby this format is perfect for viewable copies of originals.
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