Document Transformation

Transforming art exhibits, monographs & catalogs into digital assets

Making museums & art galleries digital ready

Museums are increasingly going digital to stay at pace with the demands of their visitors. However, there are a significant number of museums & art galleries that are yet to make this transition.

In a post-COVID world, digitization of exhibits, monographs & catalogs are more important and relevant as the consumer has moved online from physically being at the premises.

Museums & Art Galleries need partners who have the much-needed experience of transforming museum & art gallery assets into digital form to recreate the exact in-person experience. 

AI-based & service bureau supported Document Transformation

codemantra’s service bureau has the perfect combination of subject matter experts with 1 million+ hours of experience who can assist in the transformation of museum & art gallery assets into digital assets that can then be ready for reuse electronically.

An initial assessment determines the hard copy’s condition and identifies the necessary steps to proceed with scanning. The hard copy is then digitized and converted into searchable PDFs. During this process, the scanned files are subject to thorough accuracy and quality checks. In addition, codemantra’s comprehensive document accessibility remediation solution and subject matter expertise ensure your digitized publications are made compliant with Section 508 standards and WCAG 2.1 Level A & AA guidelines.

codemantra has helped various museums across the U.S. expand their digital
archives and improve their digital accessibility including the Metropolitan
Museum of Art (MET) by converting its 700+ art monograph collection into high
quality ADA compliant eBooks.

codemantra’s AI-based automated content extraction platform predicts the logical text from any source PDF format (image/print) and provides a styled document in any other format like XML,  ePUB, MOBI, HTML5, and other digital output formats. codemantra has been delivering eight million pages of digital uPDF output every year for the last decade or so. 


Impact on museums & art galleries

Quality assurance services

codemantra has been providing QA services to some of the biggest names in the Museum & Art World. codemantra’s Lean Six Sigma certified QA experts define the standards and practices for project-based delivery. In addition, codemantra’s ISO 9001:2015 certification ensures these practices and guidelines are specifically designed to meet the unique needs of clients and their business processes.

More solutions for museums & art galleries

Accessibility Compliance

Make documents accessible as required by Section 508, PSBAR, EAA, or other international laws to serve people with print disability better and conform to WCAG AA standard.


Solution for the end-to-end digital transformation of organizations from digital asset management, content transformation, digital accessibility compliance, digital rights management (DRM), and distribution.


An assessment is carried out on the received hardy copy catalogues, to detail on the page count, image count & catalogue’s condition interms of dust/stains/damages identification & rectification process to further proceed with scanning activity.


Securely unbind the catalogues, digitize the same in a searchable PDF formats. During this process, the scanned files are checked for color contrast issues, poor quality scans, fillable forms, single files containing both scan and standard PDF pages, and font encoding errors.

object detection

The assessed scanned files are uploaded to the Accessibility Delivery Hub where our AI-powered object detection is initiated for images, formulas, and equations. This process supplies the required input for the alternative text development process.


Provide separate Image color correction (it will be 95% accuracy against the print). The above point means, the quality of the image reproduced from hard copy shall not be as in the print version, also could be different view in desktops, and devices based on the monitor display color calibrations