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Digitize Old Holiday Videos and Pictures

With the holidays upon us, now is the time to start thinking about digitizing holiday videos and pictures! These may be old videos and pictures from previous family holidays, or recent recordings and photos worth keeping around for future generations.    Imagine you, your family, or even future generations, being able to conveniently watch holiday and other fun family memories from years past.  To ensure this is possible for years, decades, or generations to come, having your memories digitized, means you will now be able to back them up to the cloud so they can survive catastrophic events such as fires, floods, thefts, etc. Current Pixel’s Video Transfer & Photo Scan Services Where do Current Pixel’s video transfer and photo scan services come into play? Well, here at Current Pixel, we have top-notch equipment and technology as well as staff members with decades of experience in the business. With both our video transfer and photo scan services, all work is performed by Current Pixel staff, and we never outsource to a third party! Video Transfer Services Maybe you have old videos from when you were a kid during the holiday season that you want to show your own children. Perhaps you want to preserve film footage for an older family member of his or her holiday memories with family. At Current Pixel, we will help you find out which type of video or film you have and help you preserve those memories for convenient viewing. We are capable of transferring almost any format you might own, including all types of 8mm and 16mm film, and a long list of...

Looking for the Perfect Gift: Digitize Old Film & Video Tapes!

The holiday season is upon us, and now is the time to craft some creative gift ideas for our loved ones. Coming up with those creative gifts can be difficult, but this year, it doesn’t have to be! Do you have loved ones with old film or videotapes lying around or archived in boxes? Do you have your own film or videotapes that you would want love ones to have but in an easily accessible format? Digitizing old film and video can be an unexpected, yet extremely meaningful gift that can make an impact on loved ones or even an entire family. The gift of memories is one your loved ones will never forget. Give The Gift Of Precious Memories The best news is that with Current Pixel, you have options when it comes to digitizing old film and videotapes. Current Pixel can handle just about any videotape and consumer film format! We can digitize 8mm and Super 8 film formats, 16mm film, a long list of videotape formats, and more. You can also choose how you want your film or videotapes digitized to best suit the needs of your family members. Do you have a tech-savvy loved one who would love digital files of memories to watch on any device and even share with friends and family on social media? We can do that! Do you have an older family member who would rather have a DVD to pop into a DVD player at any time for maximum convenience? We can do that, too! We can help you digitize your film and video formats in ways that will...

Give Thanks to Technology: How Current Pixel Helps Preserve Family Memories

This Thanksgiving season, Current Pixel invites you to join us in giving thanks for advancements in audio and video technology to enable companies like Current Pixel to preserve family memories for generations. Without these technologies, our old film, video, audio, and photographs would continue to deteriorate over time, and we would run the risk of losing those memories. However, we have the ability to digitize almost any video, audio or consumer film format into digital files, DVD, or CD and preserve precious memories for years and years! We can scan old photographs to keep them safe and make them easier to share online or on social media.  We can also digitize film and video, to give as personal gifts for friends and family or ways to keep memories alive. Advancements in Media Conversion Technology Outdated content from legacy media types like old photos, negatives, 16mm and 8mm film, and Betamax would become unrecognizable if it wasn’t for technology and adequate conversion capabilities. Photos begin to warp and change color over time, and negatives can get damaged from heat or light.   Old film stock can also deteriorate from poor storage and become damaged while trying to view on old projectors. Meanwhile, ways to play old formats are becoming increasingly scarce or far too expensive. Advancements in technology and companies like Current Pixel have made saving precious memories and important footage possible. Preserving Memories for Generations to Come So this Thanksgiving, let’s take a moment to give thanks to technology and digital conversion companies like Current Pixel for keeping our favorite memories safe from harm and giving us the option...

Convert U-matic to Digital with Current Pixel

U-matic format was introduced to the market by Sony in September of 1971 and served as an analogue recording videocassette format that allowed you to keep the videotape inside a cassette, which was different from reel-to-reel or open-reel formats. You might notice that you have some U-matic tapes from the past, but you might also notice that revisiting this footage has become very difficult and expensive. Are U-matic Tapes Obsolete? U-matic tapes are an old tape format that has become nearly obsolete without a functional U-matic player. What’s more, if you search the web for a U-matic player, you can only find them used at extremely high prices, typically from around $600 to upwards of $2800. If you convert U-matic to digital, though, you can save money and also make sure you save the content on your U-matic tapes. At Current Pixel, we can convert U-matic to digital or even DVD to help you save your footage for greater longevity and convenience. You don’t need to spend thousands of dollars on a U-matic player that might not work for long. Instead, you can convert your U-matic tapes to digital and save the footage for years to come, keeping it safe from becoming completely unwatchable and obsolete. Convert U-matic Tapes with Current Pixel Come to Current Pixel, where our staff has combined decades of experience converting videotape formats like U-matic to digital formats and DVD. We will make sure your U-matic footage remains conveniently watchable, and you won’t have to worry about losing that content forever or having to pay expensive prices for used U-matic players. All U-matic digitization and video...

An Inside Look at Current Pixel’s Media Conversion Services

At Current Pixel, we offer a variety of media conversion services for our customers, from film and video transfer to audio transfer, photo scanning, and specialized services like DVD and CD duplication and audio/video editing. Here’s a comprehensive look at all our media conversion services and how you can take advantage of them. Film Transfer Film does not last forever, and if you have old film in your own collection or inherited film from relatives, you will want to convert your film to DVD and/or digital formats like MP4 in order to preserve those memories for years to come. Here at Current Pixel, we can convert the following film formats: 8mm Film, which includes Regular 8, Standard 8, and Double 8. It became popular for consumers in the year 1932 as a cheaper format than 16mm film. Super 8, with a 50 percent larger frame size than Regular 8mm film and smaller sprocket holes along the edge to allow for a larger frame. 16mm Film, which you can identify by its larger frames Our film transfer specialists can help you determine which type of film you have, and at Current Pixel, we will take care of your memories as if they were our own! Video Transfer Videotapes do not last forever, and you might have noticed yours are rather worse for the wear. If you have precious family memories or other crucial moments on video and want to save them to watch and share forever, Current Pixel can help. We can convert almost any type of video to DVD or digital file and make a copy for you and family...

Looking to Convert 8mm Film to DVD? Check Out Current Pixel in Atlanta

If you have 8mm film filled with precious memories, meaningful content, or valuable records, you can convert 8mm film to DVD, Blu-ray, or digital files for greater preservation. You may have heard that 8mm film can deteriorate over time, so conversion to DVD, Blu-ray, or digital is the best way to keep your memories viewable for years and years to come. If you’re looking for a professional, experienced, and top-notch company to help you convert 8mm film and keep your content safe for years to come, then look no further than Current Pixel. Why Choose Current Pixel to Convert 8mm Film? At Current Pixel, we take the best possible care of your 8mm film, whether you have Regular 8mm, Standard 8mm, Double 8mm, or Super 8mm film. We can also help you figure out which type you have, in case you’re not sure! We have the ability to convert all these types of 8mm film and will keep you informed throughout the process. As a highly professional company with decades of experience among our staff members, at Current Pixel we use the same frame-by-frame film scanners used by the Academy of Motion Picture Film Archives in Hollywood, which is why we provide our clients with such magnificent results! Though Current Pixel began as a locally focused company based in Atlanta, Georgia and surrounding areas, with over 31 years of experience in the media conversion industry, Current Pixel has helped customers from all over the United States. Even if you are shipping your 8mm film to us, we will never ship your memories to a third party, will update you...

Media Conversion for Company Reorganization

At Current Pixel, we specialize in media conversion, and we have found media conversion especially helpful for companies undergoing change or even complete reorganization. For example, media conversion might be especially important for a company merger, a company acquiring or being acquired by another company, or a company simply reorganizing or rebranding internally. From owners of an individual business to small and large companies, Current Pixel is here for company media conversion needs. How Can Companies Benefit from Media Conversion Services? To give you a sense of what scenarios might require or benefit from media conversion, here are a few examples. Perhaps a film producer is looking to digitize his or her work to DVD and digital files for easier sharing and promotion A company undergoing rebranding may need to rework or edit videos and other digital media to fit the new brand and attract new types of customers A business being acquired by a larger enterprise may need to convert all media to digital files for better company access, archives, or merging media with media from the new enterprise. Once everything has been digitized, companies can backup their media to ensure that it never gets lost in the future. Media conversion allows for your company’s media to be safe from deterioration or mishap as well as in a convenient format for viewing, using, editing, and sharing. We can convert any of your media to DVD, CD, or digital files so you have access to it for years to come and can use it as you see fit. Visit Current Pixel for Your Company’s Media Conversion Needs Whatever the reason for your company’s...

Still Got Old VHS Tapes? Convert Them to Digital with Current Pixel

If you’re like most families today, you are probably holding onto old VHS tapes piling up in a drawer or cabinet, many of which hold footage of precious memories like family vacations and important events like weddings and school performances. With technology advancing so quickly, though, VHS players are quickly becoming hard to find, and even if you do find them, the quality of the playback is usually lacking. You might have also noticed your VHS tapes deteriorating over time. Don’t worry, though. Your memories can still be saved for you to watch again and again. Convert VHS Tapes to DVD & Digital Formats At Current Pixel, we can professionally convert your VHS tapes to DVD and digital formats like MP4 that will stand the test of time and give you the opportunity to relive your memories over and over. Converting your VHS tapes to DVD and digital formats will not only keep your memories safe from deterioration but also allow you to watch them anywhere, at your convenience. With digital files, you can watch your memories on any device you own, from your computer to your smart phone or tablet. You can even share your memories on social media with friends and family! With a DVD, you can provide an easily watchable version of precious memories to members of your family who might not be as tech savvy and do not want digital formats but still need a simple way to pop in a memory and watch it on a DVD player or computer. Converting your VHS tapes to digital and DVD formats will save your wonderful memories...