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We've Moved

Our Los Angeles location has moved to 3431 Wesley Street, Studio B
in Culver City
and is now open for business! Pay us a visit or schedule a

remote demo with our support staff today!

Spring 2021 Round Table

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Film Scanning Case Study

The National Geographic Society’s

Early Color Photography Collection

The Taj Mahal by Jules Gervais Courtellemont

Announcing the new

DT Lens Shades for the iX Platform

Meet and discover the



  • Integrates with DT Atom, DT Element, and DT Versa
  • Allows book opening of 80°, 100°, or 180°, with or without glass
  • Open platform design preventing obsolescence.
  • Designed for Operator Comfort

Our Newest Digitization Guide


Discover our exclusive

DT Photon SmartController

Imaging Solutions to Preserve our Cultural Heritage

Book Scanning

Book Scanning requires a solution that delivers conservation handling, preservation image quality, production speed and extensive flexibility. See how our systems exceed these demands.


Film Scanning

Discover our solutions that make digitizing media at preservation grade image quality such as 35mm slide film, microfilm, strip film, and more an easy task.



Resource Library

Whether you’re not sure what equipment is the best solution for your digitization program, or you need to improve the color accuracy of your scans, our Educational Guides provide insight and tips you won’t find anywhere else. See all of our guides for Cultural Heritage digitization.

DT CulturalHeritage

DT CulturalHeritage is America’s leading designer and manufacturer of digitization solutions for our nation’s libraries, museums, and cultural institutions. Using cutting edge technology to preserve our shared cultural heritage, we provide turnkey digitization solutions with advanced reprographic copy stands, revolutionary camera platforms, and sophisticated automation software. Our team comprises over a century of collective expertise, and brings together the industry’s top talent.

With diverse backgrounds in engineering, photography, conservation, and art history, our vast network of professional collaborators and passionate in-house R&D team enable us to provide custom solutions to overcome your most difficult challenges, and our award-winning support team ensures that you’re ready to take on new ones for years to come.

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Bound Material


Loose Material & Manuscripts

Film Scanning

Oversized Material

Flat Art

Science & Research

Sculpture & Decorative Arts




Recently, Digital Transitions has become the sole North American distributor for Image Engineering's Universal Test Targets (UTT) and associated analysis software, IQ Analyzer-X. Designed to analyze image quality in accordance with ISO 19264, this package is similar...

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In-Depth On Bit Depth

In-Depth On Bit Depth

Does Camera Bit Depth Matter? A question to this effect was recently posted to ImageMuse – “A discussion group of cultural heritage imaging”. If you’re involved in heritage digitization and aren’t yet an ImageMuse member, we would encourage you to join. It’s a...

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Case Studies

See real images and statements from clients using DT Cultural Heritage systems, and learn why for institutions like Duke University, National Geographic, and The Morgan Library & Museum, DT has become the industry leader in quality, workflow, and industry knowledge.

DT Digitization Guides

Part of DT Cultural Heritage’s mission is to provide the latest and most accurate information on digitization workflow, best practices, and technical innovations. In that spirit, we’ve created a series of digitization guides that are continually updated and shared with the Cultural Heritage community.

DT Digitization Program Planning Guide

DT Digitization Solutions Guide

DT Digitization Workflow: Reflective Material

DT Digitization Workflow: Transmissive Material