Our microfiche and microfilm scanning and conversion to PDF, TIFF, JPEG formats service offers the latest in technology at an affordable cost. Our micromedia scanning department deploys the best in digital conversion of all types and sizes of microfiche and microfilms.
Specialist microfiche and microfilm scanners are used to digitise and produce digital images. Depending on the type of microfiche or microfilm, as well as the types of documents that it contains (e.g. documents, plans, drawings, newspapers etc.), a technical profile is created for the scanning & capture process; which includes the following key areas;
When creating the setup , we also look at the purpose and objectives of the microfiche or microfilm conversion which help us to further enhance the the technical profile, for example our scanning team would look to establish the following key objectives;
Once scanned and converted to your choice of digital file format, such as PDF, PDF-A, Searchable PDF or TIFF, the digital files are then indexed for easy retrieval and supplied on a CD, USB, Hard-Drive or via a secure downloadable facility.
16mm: Often used to store A4 documents and holds around 98 pages per fiche
35mm: Typically used to store building plans and engineering drawings from A2 – A0 sizes
COMBI: Combination of 16mm & 35mm frames and traditionally used in the local Authorities planning and building control departments
COM: Computer output to Microfiche and when full, holds around 270 pages
16mm: Roll of Microfilm used to store A4 documents and on average holds around 2,400 pages
35mm: Often used for large format drawings and architectural plans and contains on average 500 large format drawings or plans per reel
Cartridge: Simply 16mm or 35mm roll of Microfilm housed in a case or cassette
In conjunction with the EN BS ISO 9001:2005, 27001, 14001 and in-house implemented quality, security and compliance procedures allow us to deliver peace of mind scanning services to our client. We are an approved document scanning and data capture scanning service provider to many reputable health, education, manufacturing, financial, logistics etc. organisations.
Founded in 2003, with almost 15 years of valuable knowledge and expertise in delivering successful document scanning and data capture services through the UK to some of the most reputable and globally known organisations.
We operate from a custom built document scanning and data capture centre, which is built around security, safety and confidentiality. The site is monitored 24hours a day by security and CCTV systems.
The document scanning and data capture bureau is equipped with the state-of-the-art dedicated document, Microfilm media, Books and Large Format Plans scanning and capture technology; catering for a wide range of document types and sizes making us a one-stop service provider for scanning and digital conversion needs . We continually invest in our staff training and latest technology to ensure that we are delivering quality and innovations at all times.
Pearl Scan Group has the infrastructure to provide quick turnaround for urgent document scanning needs to taking on a large volume scanning and conversion of documents, microfilm media, books etc. projects. Our document scanning and data capture service centre always run at 80% of its productivity allowing 20% space and resources for on-demand, ad-hock projects.