Digitisation

computer board and constructionAt Aotea Utanganui we are constantly adding to our digital heritage collections. As you may imagine this is an enormous task. Why Digitise? Museums face added competition from online communities to share content to offer our customers a global visitor experience through our collections. Digitisation is the process of creating a surrogate copy of a photograph, document, film, audio tape or map, then these digital copies can be shared on the internet. We can also create a preservation master copy used for long-term preservation efforts that is accessible and reliable in the future. Check back here regularly to see how we’re going.

Incorporated Technology

Photoshop CC 2014, Adobe Illustrator, Epsom Perfection V700 Photo Scanner with Digital ICE Technology, Microtek ScanMaker 9700 XL, Canon D5 Digital Camera.

Collection Management System (CMS)

eHive provided by Vernon Systems New Zealand www.vernonsystems.com

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