Scanning and book digitisation (OCR) services

We offer a scanning, OCR (optical character recognition) scanning, book digitisation, and image adjustment service:

  • A4 scanning, 72–4800 DPI, full colour.
  • Adjustment to images: levels, curves, sharpen, bulk format.
  • Greyscale, duotone, tritone, quadtone image creation.
  • OCR scanning (book or document digitisation: convert printed text into editable electronic text. After the conversion, we can check the text against the original scan for any errors that may have come in, like punctuation or formatting issues).
  • Image colour space conversion (RGB to CMYK, CMYK to RGB, colour to greyscale).
  • Pixel artwork to vector conversion.
  • Colour corrections (black point, midpoint, white point).
  • Removal of halftone scanning dots. Removal of dust and scratches. Removal of colour casts.
Photograph of a scanner. ccolour conversion (RGB to CMYK), shows a red, green and blue rectangle area on the left, on the right a cyan, magenta, yellow and black
RGB to CMYK conversion, or CMYK to RGB conversion.
Photograph of a car side-on showing halftone dots
Before halftone and moiré removal.
Photograph of a car side-on showing halftone dots removed
After halftone and moiré removal.
Photograph of a man's face in greyscale with a cool dark blue over the top
Duotone example 1 (dark blue and black) cool and sophisticated.
Photograph of a man's face in greyscale with a cool dark green over the top
Duotone example 2 (bright blue and bright green) to adhere with corporate colours.
Photograph of an electrical device which looks faded
Before colour cast correction.
Photograph of an electrical device which has had the black and white points corrected
After colour cast correction.

3 results of scanning by us

  • Improved image quality, colour quality and richness.
  • Ability to reproduce the image at a larger size without loss of quality or pixelation.
  • Ability to convert old images, books or documents into electronic versions.