Restoring Old Paper Tape

Jason T silent700 at
Thu Jan 21 20:21:03 CST 2016

On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 8:04 PM, Charles Anthony
< at> wrote:
> For part 2, personally, I would take movies of the paper tape moving and
> doing image analysis to recover that data; this occurs to me because I've
> done a fair bit of image recognition software, so this solution may not be
> feasible for all. If you sent me a sample movie, I would make a stab at
> writing some data recovery software.

I have heard of those approach and was thinking it may be a solution
in cases where the tape is too fragile (and that's pretty likely
here.)  It would be well beyond my abilities but might make an
interesting project for you or anyone else with the skills.

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