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Scanning Services

Scanning Services

Archive conversion to a complete and lossless digital collection.

Geoselec combines its unique know-how with the largest equipment park in Canada for the scanning of historical aerial photographs on film.

Scanners and related equipment

Geoselec have accumulated over the years and maintained an unrivalled quantity of high-performance scanners. Geoselec is the biggest owner and operator of Wehrli & Associates LLC. scanners in North America. Geoselec operates nine (9) RasterMaster scanners working on digitizing collections of various sizes.

Geoselec is constantly testing new technologies in scanning. Customers are the first to benefits from those innovations when they meet the level of production and excellence of Geoselec.

Scanning project preparation

A successful scanning project is as much about handling and preparation than the digitization itself.

Historical aerial film has irreplaceable value. This is why it is so important to be aware of safe and proper film handling techniques:

  • Scanning plan (count, priorities, metadata, dealines, operations)
  • Custom made heavy-duty transport cases
  • Vast concrete vaults for secure and long-term aerial film storage
  • Expertise specific to acetate base films
  • Testing for acetate degradation in individual films
  • Thorough film inspection, cleaning and repair

Scanning of aerial photography (digital conversion)

We adapt our large production capability in order to meet your needs and deadlines. Our goal is to find the best compromise between optimizing your budget and preserving the most detail in your images.

  • Dedicated staff with more than 30 years of experience
  • State-of-the-art scanning and post-production techniques
  • Multiple calibrated photogrammetric scanners
  • Resources assigned to quality control and metadata recording
Custom made heavy-duty transport cases for aerial photographs

Custom made heavy-duty transport cases for aerial photographs

Aerial film roll cleaning (removal of dust and dirt)

Aerial film roll cleaning (removal of dust and dirt)

Scanning process

Scanning process

Scanning process

Scanning process

Web solution to make your images more accessible

How do I distribute my archives of aerial photos once they are scanned?

Geoselec offers two options: Distribute your images via our popular marketplace or, according to your particular needs, via an adaptation of our web platform. Geoselec platform is dedicated to the distribution and selling of historical and recent aerial photographs.

 

More than 2M of aerial photos
More than 2M of aerial photos

for Quebec province since 1960

40 years of experience
40 years of experience

in managing and scanning historical imagery

Customer service
Customer service

ready to help you