DE-3173 - USA (California) - Audio Digitization Services - Deadline June 8,2020

Product (RFP/RFQ/RFI/Solicitation/Tender/Bid Etc.) ID: DE-3173

Government Authority located in California; USA based organization looking for expert vendor for audio digitization services.

[A] Budget: Looking for proposal

[B] Scope of Service:

Vendor needs to provide audio-visual material digitization to convert 76 recordings (approx. 250 tapes) from their existing format (cassette tapes and reel to reel) to WAV and MP3 audio file formats.
1. Transport all source oral history materials from and to the SOS Sacramento Office utilizing climate-controlled shipping and/or transportation for the purposes of converting the source oral history materials to digital audio files (pickup, convert & return digital audio files and source oral history materials); 2. Prepare each source oral history materials for digitization, including but not limited to, removing reels from housing (as appropriate), evaluating the condition and quality of film, and communicating with Archives staff regarding damaged or unreadable audio reels; 3. Digital files shall conform to the following specifications: a. Master File (WAV): Broadcast WAV-24bit, 96kHz, 2304Kbps for mono, 4, 608Kbps for stereo, L and R channels interleaved. (Approximate size: 1.3 GB, stereo for 40 min recording). b. Access File (MP3): MP3, 160 Kbps for mono-320 Kbps for stereo. L and R channels interleaved. (Approximate size: 47MB mono and 94MB, stereo for a 40 min. recording). 4. Provide for and allow SOS source oral history materials retrieval and shipping for emergency pulls while the source oral history materials are at the Contractor site (conversion facility), ensuring that the responsive audio reels are returned to the SOS Sacramento Office within 48 hours of the request and at the SOS expense; 5. Provide audio equalization and enhancement as required to ensure audio quality meets or exceeds the audio quality of the source oral history materials and meets or exceeds the requirements outlined in Exhibit A-1, Audio Digitization Requirements and Exhibit A-2, Quality Requirements 6. Provide audio file indexing/metadata as outlined in Exhibit A-1, Audio Digitization Requirements; 7. Incorporate audio digitization industry standard quality assurance techniques; 8. Provide source oral history material digitization tracking and weekly status reporting to the SOS project team; including source material that cannot be enhanced or improved due to the underlying quality of the original material; 9. Provide technical expertise and recommendations to the SOS project team on digitization related issues.

[C] Eligibility:

- Onshore (USA Organization Only);

[D] Work Performance:

Performance of the work will be Offsite. Vendor needs to carry work in their office location.

Expiry Date : Monday, 8 June, 2020

Category : Data Entry, Scanning, Records and Document Related Services

Country : USA

State : California

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