PastView's comprehensive search facility is powered by three main elements: Attributes, Optical Character Recognition (OCR), and Transcription (including Audio transcription).
When items are uploaded to PastView they are allocated attribute sets (all the different ways an item or image can be described). These terms can be searched to drill down to the most related items. Our software also searches documents for given text, accurately retrieving any matches through character recognition. Transcription and audio transcription provides yet another means of searching.
Visitors can search with ease and confidence, accessing exactly what they want in a number of ways, at the click of a button.
Digitisation - Prime content for PastView integration
Digitisation converts your physical content into digital format, priming it for successful integration into the PastView platform and opening up opportunities for online access and discovery, providing the opportunity to make your collections fully available through a comprehensive search facility that enable the items in within your collection to be drilled down to the most relevant results, at the mere touch of a button. We offer unrivalled quality as industry leaders in the expert scanning and indexing of all material types, whether old, rare, precious or fragile items.
Data Capture - Enhance your digital searchability
Digitisation places your physical content into a format perfect for capturing the valuable data contained within. Through a range of data capture services, typed and handwritten textual details from your archives can be captured and used in a variety of ways, seamlessly imported into your PastView platform for instant and comprehensive searchability.