Media Conversion Services in Tucson, AZ
Digitizing History One Day at a Time
Ping Pong Media has been providing audiovisual media preservation and digitization services to its worldwide client base since its founding in Tucson, Arizona in 2005.
If you are looking for VHS to DVD or VHS to digital conversions, media conversion service, all types of videotape restoration to DVD, Bluray or digital, Ping Pong Media is what you are looking for. We have wide experience handling and digitizing audiovisual materials such as consumer videotape like VHS, miniDV and Hi8; professional and broadcast videotape like 1” Type C, Betacam, ¾” Umatic, and many other videotape formats; audio recordings such as cassette tapes, open reel audio tapes, DAT audio tapes, wire recordings and many more.
Ping Pong Media can restore and digitize 8mm and Super 8mm film, professional broadcast and home videotapes, and professionally produced films, plus 35mm slides and audio recordings. Metadata harvesting and other unique archiving services are available from Ping Pong Media.
We are privately owned and do all our own work exclusively in our Tucson facility. Our clients include corporations, film festivals, arts organizations, universities, special collections libraries, state museums, dance companies, filmmakers, public broadcasting, and many individuals and families.
The company’s founder and chief engineer held professional engineering licenses in multiple states, has multiple technical and engineering degrees and has been active in the audiovisual genre for over 40 years. A detail driven professional, the founder’s insistence on delivering technical superiority at a very reasonable price for every client is the bedrock of the company’s means of serving its clients.
The restoration and digitizing workflows of Ping Pong Media reflect the best practices as put forth by the Library of Congress (LOC), the Federal Agencies Digital Guideline Initiative (FADGI), the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) and others.
Whether you are seeking to digitize the shoebox of old home movies that you found in your grandfather’s closet or if you represent a professional museum, historical society or library archive needing to digitize a large collection, Ping Pong Media can do the job for you.