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Lost 1970 Les Dawson videotapes saved for ITV

While broadcast TV companies often transmit programmes that contain archive video recordings, they rarely¬†have the means to digitise their video tape archive. So what’s the solution? SimplyDV recently undertook almost 21 hours of transfer of rare 1970 videotape recordings made … Continue reading

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Digitising Audio and Video Archive Recordings

Since taking up residence at Milton Keynes Business Centre in February 2012, SimplyDV has undertaken volume digitising of professional format video tape content to Microsoft AVI, 10-bit Uncompressed Quicktime, ProRes422 as well as large volume audio-cassette and reel-to-reel tape content … Continue reading

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Digitising Sir Chay Blyth’s video archive

We’ve been digitising a large part of round-the-world yachtsman Sir Chay Blyth’s video collection in an effort to create a complete digital video archive of his seafaring adventures. Sir Chay Blyth is perhaps best known for being the first man … Continue reading

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Transferring MICROMV – the last videocassette format

Back in 2001, when I was a freelance writer for camcorder magazines like Camcorder User and Video Camera, I reviewed the first of a revolutionary new digital tape format called MICROMV called the Sony DCR-IP1. This was one of the … Continue reading

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