In the past, conducting business online meant lugging your computer to the store, plugging it into a surly salesperson, and uploading your request with a series of Morse-code mouse clicks. Enjoy computerized commerce from the comfort of your home with today's Groupon for goods and services from ScanDigital.
The celluloid specialists at ScanDigital turn grainy 3"x5" photos and dented VHS tapes into dependable digital files. With $100 worth of services, you can digitize roughly 200 photos, or 175 negatives, 150 slides, six 3" 8mm film reels, or five videocassettes. Customers are free to mix any of the memory media ScanDigital services (click here to see all the formats); the digitization process includes photo color correction and the cleaning and prepping of film and video to ensure the highest possible transfer of quality. After filling out an online form that generates a shipping label, customers can simply mail in their materials, then take a three- to four-week nap, after which they can welcome home their original copies as well as their new, high-quality clones on DVD.
The celluloid specialists at ScanDigital have processed more than 15 million images since 2007, turning nondigital items such as grainy photos, dented VHS tapes, 35mm, APS negatives, and 35mm slides into dependable digital files that fill the future with images of a warm and wonderful past. To start a safe, digital archive so home videos of first-grade choir solos don't turn into terrifying, chipmunk-attracting warbles, customers go online to fill out a form that generates a shipping label, and then mail their prized materials. Once parcels are received, staffers liberate the images and footage of dust and blemishes, scan them in, then adjust the orientation and color balance of the newly hatched digital files.
After four or more weeks, depending on the order, customers get back the original copies along with their new, high-quality clones on DVD, ensuring that significant moments aren't stained and faded by Father Time’s clumsy coffee spills.