The Digital Transitions: Division of Cultural Heritage (DTDCH) is excited to announce that we have signed a partnership agreement with B3K Digital, Canada’s leading provider of high-end digital capture systems, to distribute our advanced digitization solutions to cultural institutions throughout Canada. This partnership enhances our efforts in North America and furthers our goal of supporting the preservation initiatives of the world’s most respected cultural heritage institutions.
For immediate release – Digital Transitions and B3K Digital to Strengthen Cultural Heritage Photography Preservation Projects in North America.
TORONTO & NEW YORK – Digital Transitions: Division of Cultural Heritage (DTDCH) today announced that they have signed a North American partnership to deliver advanced digitization solutions for cultural heritage preservation imaging projects throughout Canada. These high-end capture systems offer preservation grade quality reproductions with one of the industry’s most efficient workflows.
DTDCH is a leading provider of imaging solutions and services for cultural heritage digitization. Their clients’ projects include digital reproduction of rare documents, manuscripts, drawings, paintings, sculptures, artifacts, photographs, and photographic films. DTDCH has set the standard in the U.S. market with equipment that produces the highest quality image (up to 100 megapixel resolution) at the fastest capture rate – while stressing the importance of reliability and safety to the original document or object. With notable clients including Library of Congress, The Getty Trust, and The Smithsonian Institution, this partnership will make these systems more accessible to the North American cultural heritage community.
“I was impressed by Digital Transitions’ foresight to have someone with Peter Siegel’s experience tasked to serve the academic community”
– David McKnight, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
“Digital Transitions helped the Morgan evolve to a fully digital studio, and has helped in all aspects of our image capture workflow, from metadata management to image capture and processing. Their commitment and outstanding service to the cultural heritage community makes them a true leader in the field.”
– Marilyn Palmeri, The Morgan Library and Museum
“We have spent years perfecting our solutions to ensure outstanding image quality, rapid reproduction and great operational ergonomics,” said Peter Siegel, Director of DTDCH. “We are excited to enter this agreement with B3K Digital to further our goal of supporting the preservation initiatives of the world’s most respected cultural heritage institutions.”
B3K Digital will now be able to supply all of Canada with DTDCH’s catalog of advanced digitization solutions, including:
- DT Atom – Entry level digitizing system
- DT RG3040 Reprographic System
- DT RGC180 Capture Cradle
- DT BC100 Book Capture System
- DT Film Scanning Kit
- Phase One iXG Camera System
- Capture One CH 10
Click here to see the entirety of what our solutions cover. Each solution can be customized to the client’s needs.
About Digital Transitions: Division of Cultural Heritage
The Digital Transitions Division of Cultural Heritage provides cameras and copy-stand solutions to support programmatic digitization e orts of libraries, museums, archives, collectors, service bureaus and other institutions. Our experience in designing digitization systems comes from executing preservation and commercial imaging programs, giving us first-hand knowledge of the stringent requirements and concerns cultural institutes face when digitizing large and varied collections.
We design our systems with three guiding principles: conservation friendly handling, preservation-grade image quality, and industrial-grade durability.
Our systems are ideal for long-term programmatic digitization where their high throughput and industrial durability produce a very low per unit digitization cost.
About B3K Digital
B3K Digital, founded by Walter Borchenko, is Canada’s premier source for complete photographic digital solutions. An impressive team of industry professionals is available to help with both capture and production tools. Knowledgeable staff provides comprehensive advice, unparalleled product support, sales, rentals and complete training across Canada.
Exceptional equipment from Phase One and now Digital Transitions Division of Cultural Heritage has made B3K Digital the best Canadian source for Cultural Heritage digitization solutions.