What Do We Do?
We make the worlds best copy stands.
DTDCH designs and manufactures its own camera bodies, lens panels, reprographic copystands, and accessories in the United States. Our diverse expertise in the areas of optical, mechanical, and software design provide us a virtually unlimited capacity to custom design solutions to meet specific needs.
Our products are:
- Custom made in America
- Distributed globally by Phase One
- Meet or exceed FADGI 4-Star & Metamorfoze imaging standards
- Built from aircraft grade aluminum
- Easy to operate
- Trusted by the best Institutions and Museums on the planet
Check out our #1 copystand, the RGC180.
We begin our process with a needs assessment to determine what type of solution will be appropriate for your digitization projects. We will review your current digitization hardware including any flatbed scanners or planetary scanners in your workflow, and review your current workflow including metadata. Then we’ll discuss your goals, needs, and obstacles. How large are the reflective objects you need to digitize? Do you have transmissive objects like photographic negatives you need to capture? What about glass plate negatives? Do you need to capture books into digital book objects? Together we will come up with a strategy that will address those needs – and stay within your budget.
Once your customized solution has been approved, we will personally install and configure all the equipment including the system, cameras, digital backs, lenses, accessories and computers. We will make sure that our systems integrate optimally with your current equipment and that everything is operating properly. We will train your staff on how to use the systems for cultural heritage digitization and help set up an efficient workflow. We will be there for you every step of the way so that after installation is complete your staff will be comfortable to begin digitizing your collections immediately..
We have long-standing experience in color management including ICC profile generation, process control, digital asset management, metadata compliance, as well as fine art digitization. We also offer a variety of image quality kits, process control test targets (both object level targets and device level targets) and software with extended service plans that are easy to use and adhere to the most rigid image quality standards. During installation we can provide a variety of strategies and tools that will optimize your solution and productivity.
Our systems consistently exceed FADGI 4-star performance levels for image quality as specified by the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative (FADGI).
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Our systems consistently exceed METAMORFOZE strict performance standards established by the Nationaal Programma voor het Behoud van het Papieren Erfgoed (the National Program for the Preservation of Paper Heritage).
Continuing Care Program
Our most valuable attribute is our dedication to our clients. We are committed to providing technical support for as long as you are utilizing our systems. We are available via phone, email, web help desk and live online chat. We will analyze your files to help diagnose issues and provide loaner units when necessary.
Our highly-trained technical support staff has extensive cultural heritage experience. They are always available to answer questions, provide training, and troubleshoot any problems you might experience. Digital Transitions has over 50 years of combined experience and has been in business since 2002. Since then we have expanded our offices and continued to add staff to our team. You can rest assured that we will be here for you now and in the future.
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