There are many factors that impact the pricing of microfilm conversions.
GET Imaging needs to better understand your project to provide you with an accurate price estimate. Below is a list of factors that are used to assess the scope and cost of a microfilm conversion project.
Film size (16mm, 35mm), physical condition, number of rolls of film, estimated length of film (100, 200 ft.), average number of frames per roll, total number of frames, blipping scheme (none, single, double, triple), reduction ratio, positive or negative format, simplex/duplex/duo format, scanning mode (bitonal or greyscale).
Customer’s retrieval strategy, level(s) and types of indexes (folder, document, image), location(s) of indexing information, database or bar codes available to support indexing.
Image Processing Information
Special instructions (deskew, crop, enhancement, re-size, rotation, endorsing, and multi-page TIFF processes).
Quality Control Information
OCR accuracy rate, indexing accuracy rate, legibility accuracy rate, deskew/crop/truncation accuracy rate, missing image rate.
File Format (TIFF, PDF, Text, Other), scanning resolution (200 or 300 DPI).
Output Media (CD ROM, DVD, External Hard Drive, Other)
Labeling Requirements, customer’s preferred shipper.