Four Questions To Ask Before Choosing A Video Digitizing Service

Looking for a video digitizing service? You have some options. Making the right choice can feel like guesswork, especially when you’re dealing with irreplaceable archives or otherwise important film footage. It requires trust to hand that material over to somebody else, so you’ll want to make sure that you’ve picked the best service. But how do you make the right choice? You should start by asking four questions before choosing a video digitizing service that we’ve listed below.

How Do You Keep My Media Safe?

First, you’ll want to know how your vendor will protect your media. How do they avoid mix-ups between your media and other clients’ media? Is there a specific numbering and tracking system? Furthermore, how safe is the facility where they will keep your media? Is it protected from fire, flood, and theft? Make sure that a company representative can give you a detailed answer with examples, and ideally a tour, or at least photos of the facility.

Where Do You Digitize My Videos?

Where will video digitization work actually take place? Does the digitization happen onsite, or is it sent out to a third party? Does it take place in the US or elsewhere? You want to look for a service that handles your media in their own facility in the US. Not only will this save time, but it also minimizes the risk of accidents that can occur when your media needs to be in transit for a long time.

What Equipment Do You Use?

Next, find out what kind of equipment your video digitization service uses. Is it top of the line, state-of-the-art equipment? If you really want to dig, ask for specifics about the equipment they use and do some research on your own. There’s no reason to settle for anything less than the best equipment.

Do You Have a Guarantee?

Finally, ask if the company has a guarantee. Do they promise customer satisfaction and safety of your media? You’ll want to make sure that your vendor is confident in its service, and you’ll definitely want to read any reviews on them from other clients. Don’t stick around if you can find a better provider.

PMT Video Digitizing Service

Pacific Media Technologies has spent 20 years perfecting the best video digitizing service for all formats of video footage. Keeping your media safe and organized is our top priority, and we digitize onsite, right here in the US. We also have a satisfaction guarantee. For commercial media that goes to air, we’ll cover the airtime cost if there is a mistake in the footage that was our responsibility.

Our pricing is transparent, because we don’t like surprises any more than you do. We troubleshoot errors in your footage with meticulous quality control, using trained and experienced human eyes, rather than automated quality testing, and we take the time to educate our clients on the entire process, so you are fully involved from beginning to end.

We’ve built our reputation by creating a facility that can handle massive media volume, while maintaining a boutique, family environment that avoids the typical, multi-layered, corporate hierarchy to get things done.

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