Memnon offers archives a range of services to digitise, restore, preserve and provide access to classic and current sound and video recordings in any format. Our service is suitable for a wide range of archive owners – from cultural institutions, libraries and universities to record labels, archive websites and private collectors. We provide a professional, high-quality and cost-effective service, that combines innovative techniques, in-depth experience of audiovisual processing and databases, professional research in archiving standards, and optimised production process.
Memnon is currently involved in the digitisation of over 1 000.000 hours of audiovisual archives (650,000 hours of sound and 350,000 hours of video) for prestigious cultural institutions and audiovisual organisations - broadcasters throughout Europe.
Memnon digitises all analogue formats (sound: magnetic tapes, audio cassettes, vinyl records) (video: Betacam SP, U-Matic, 1 inch, 2 inch, VHS, D3, D9, etc.) and digital supports (sound supports: DAT, CD) (video: DVD, Digital Beta, DVC Pro, DV Cam, P2, etc.).
Memnon offers 3 ways to digitize your collection : outsourcing (digitization is done in our units) - insourcing (digitization is done at your place with our support) - shared services (mix between outsourcing and insourcing).
Memnon has developed a series of software tools and solutions to assist archives in achieving significant savings in the time required for indexation and documentation and to facilitate its post-digitisation operation.
We offer secure long-term storage and indexing of audiovisual archives, making digitised archives available either for public access or for access by a specific target audience.
We also assist clients with commercialisation of digital or non-digital archive rights; while we actively provide assistance with obtaining external funding for long-term preservation and access of audio-visual archives.
With our office and studios in Belgium, Memnon is one of Europe’s key players in the archiving field.
Memnon’s mission is to be “the trusted partner of organisations for the digital preservation and accessibility of audiovisual and cultural archives