Digital archive means to create digital data (Metadata) through digitization (such as photography, scanning, video recording, full-text input, etc.) and adding attribute data and other interpretive data (Metadata). In the form of archives, stored as permanent custody. The digital collection project of the See Zeppelin Foundation can be divided into three major work lines, namely:
Traditional film set: select film → scan into digital file → create phone database attribute data → archive Digital photo group: select photo → create attribute data → archive Empty video group: select video → create attribute data → archive In addition to digitizing the archives of the video works left by Qi Dao, the digital collection plan also includes the revision and establishment of the "iTaiwan8 Video Database", that is, the construction of a complete online video database system to make Qi Dao's works more convenient and flexible to use. It can also be seen by more people. How to organize the aerial images accumulated during 2500 hours of flight? Finishing Negatives/Digital Scanning Zhan Yuwen,
the commissioner of the Digital Collection Group, is responsible for sorting out traditional negatives. Even if stored in a moisture-proof cabinet, traditional negatives still face the pressure of gradual aging and fading, and they need to be digitally preserved in a race against time; however, most of the 100,000 negatives that have not been screened are slightly blurred due to helicopter vibration, and some are due to flight. The route is a continuous and repetitive landscape composition, and one of Zhan Yuwen's tasks is to use a magnifying glass to examine the selections one by one, and mark the location and errata photo information.