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Project Goal

"AEO-Light 2.0: An Open Source Application for Image-Based Digital Reproduction of Optical Film Sound,” (Phase II development) a two-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

The University of South Carolina Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) is collaborating with research faculty from the University’s Interdisciplinary Mathematics Institute (IMI) to develop an open-source software application to directly reproduce the optical sound tracks of motion picture films from digital scans, producing as a result a synchronized sound film file.


Variable area (unilateral) on 16mm, Local Television News, WIS 66-179: Martin Luther King on Voting (Kinstree, SC 1966) Moving Image Research Collections.

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