‘World Class Rapid Digitization of Cultural Heritage’

Digitisation of analogue audio, video and film

Picturae AV is a specialist in the digitisation of audiovisual material and helps clients to unlock the hidden value of their audiovisual library. Digital archiving & preservation safeguards your deteriorating audiovisual magnetic media and opens up new market opportunities. The multiscreen age offers many content owners new revenue streams. Picturae takes your content off the analogue media and gets it moving!


Picturae AV offers multiple levels of Quality Control (QC) and audiovisual preservation solutions. We can deliver files and metadata in any format such as BWAV, mp3, ffv1, D10, JPEG2000 (MXF) QT, DPX, XML, Premis and METS.

Our AV digitisation services have been designed to efficiently and safely transfer your content from tape or film and into the file-based domain. Picturae’s in-house R&D and developers team has created innovative solutions with high levels of automation that allow us to offer high quality at market-beating prices. Picturae offers barcoding, tape and film cleaning, indexing, evaluation and repair services to maximise the quality of your content as it migrates to the file domain.

 Applied Intelligence

  • Speech to Text
  • Logo detection
  • Logo recognition


Service models

  • Insourning (on-site, by Picturae staff)
  • Insourcing (on-site, a mix of client and Picturae staff)
  • Outsourcing (to Picturae facility)

Storage and file delivery

  • Cloud (Amazon S3 and Oracle)
  • IBM Aspera
  • ftp upload
  • LTO5 and 6
  • External Hard Drive


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Jean Pierre Sens