HTC has a well established, dedicated, and fully equipped digitization center. Our core strength is in converting various paper documents, microforms (16mm and 35mm roll film, microfiche, microfilm jackets, and aperture cards) and digital files to a wide variety of image and data files.
Our expert team backed by strong process methodologies provides the highest quality digitization services to our customers around the globe. Our digitization service includes Microfilm/Book Scanning, Image Enhancement, Grouping, Article Identification, Optical Character Recognition (OCR), Metadata Capturing, Quality Auditing, and XML Transformation and Delivery. We produce high-quality grayscale, bitonal or color digital images using specialized top-of-the-line, high-speed scanners.
We have expertise in handling valuable collections such as archives of newspapers, periodicals, rare books, fragile historical documents and manuscripts, rare photographs, genealogy collections, and other records.
HTC offers indexing/data entry services for all kinds of textual data and online data entry, and provides the converted data in industry standard formats such as TIFF, PDF, Searchable PDF, and JPEG, along with Metadata in HTML, SGML, ASCII, EBCDIC, and XMLs based on METS ALTO, XHTML, NDNP, Dublin Core, OVID, High Wire, and TEI specifications or other proprietary tagged formats. We achieve the highest degree of accuracy using a variety of methods and tools, which include:
- Manual Process (Key, Verify, and Compare)
- Automated Process (OCR, ICR, and Barcode)
- Hybrid Process (OCR with Manual Correction)
HTC Global Services is your ideal partner for the end-to-end digital curation services required to manage and provide open access to your heritage collections.