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Digitize or Die

Photo: Digitize

Digitize = convert images, text or sound into a digital form that can be processed by a computer.

Also spelled: digitise

What records, videos, audio tapes, photos would you like to digitize?

What are our options as we head in 2018? What would we like to see online by 2020? This page explores the practical ins and outs and it will highlight inspired examples around the world. Suggestions are welcome.

Planeta Examples
Videos – We have several dozen videos in 8mm with trips and presentations from 1998-2004

Yahoo Groups – Groups from early 2000. Is there an easy way of bringing the archives to a new platform?

Planeta.com Articles – Articles from 1994. Slowly bringing them on board the new platform. Not so much digitizing as it is transferring to a new format and platform.

Roofdog
What do you want to digitize? = ¿Qué deseas digitalizar? #roofdog

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How to digitize all your VHS and cassette tapes

Mark Holtze

How to transfer your VHS/HI8 tapes to your PC Part II: An in depth look at setting up your video/record settings for capture to your computer.

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The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación

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