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Vivid-Pix Launches New AI Powered RESTORE – Patented Photo & Document Restoration Software

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Fixes Virtually Any Image with Just One Click for Family Historians, Genealogists, and Photo Lovers

Now with Metadata Read/Add/Edit Functionality for Hidden Image History – Crops & Recalculates Selected Area of Image for Precise Improvements – Now Compatible with More Image Types

View RESTORE Features Overview Document

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Create Reflective and Future Wishes for "The New NGS"

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Many friendships have been created over the past 117 years of NGS and 44 years of FGS.

Restore your favorite memories and we’ll share with The New NGS!

Please follow the below instructions and email your PowerPoint to us and we’ll post on ngsgenealogy.org

 

Email PowerPoint to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Genealogy Guys and Vivid-Pix Announce Unsung Heroes Awards at Federation of Genealogical Societies 2020 Conference

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The time that volunteers commit to scan, index, and transcribe records, documents, and photos is immense and often goes unrecognized. This is why we created the Unsung Heroes Programs. Please join us in giving thanks!

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Create a Gift from the Heart – an Anniversary Photo Card for FREE!

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We hope you enjoy personalizing this Anniversary Card with your message of sentiment, salutation, and of course, photos for the special person in your life!

 

 

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Create a Photo Card for Dad this Father’s Day – for Free!

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In this time of social distancing and needing to stay connected, our Father’s Day Card Free Template – for children, wive's, and parents of all ages – is hopefully helpful.

The customizable photo and signature areas make yours unique to you.

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Photo Reminiscing Can Reduce Stress & Depression During Coronavirus

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Vivid-Pix Celebrates May’s National Mental Health Month & National Photo Month

Savannah, GA, April 30, 2020 – Vivid-Pix, www.vivid-pix.com, is celebrating  National Mental Health Month and National Photography Month in May by showcasing the healing power of photos and Vivid-Pix RESTORE photo restoration software to enhance “Reminiscence Therapy.”

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Stay Connected with Mom - Mother’s Day Card Recipe

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In this time of social distancing and needing to stay connected, our Mother’s Day Card Free Template – for children, husbands, and parents of all ages – is hopefully helpful.

The customizable photo and signature areas make yours unique to you.

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Genealogy and Family History Solutions

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Don’t know how to begin your Family History journey?

Experienced, hit a break wall, or need to take your research to the next level?

Then The Family Tree Toolkit is for you.

The Family Tree Toolkit guides you on how and where to begin, what records are available both online and in repositories, what to do once you find the information, how to share your story and of course DNA discoveries.

As you find the documents that connect the dots of your genealogy, many will be difficult to read. And the photos will have faded and need to be brought back to life. Give your pics (and documents) the Vivid-Pix Fix!

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Round Tuit: Free & $1.99 Online Classes

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While we are all at home, it’s the Right Time to Get “Round Tuit” to Organize Family Photos & History.

From the safety of your own home, join our online classes and learn how to restore and organize old photos, documents, and discover your roots. 

This may also be a stressful time so we invite you to relax, reminisce, and get around to doing something you’ve been wanting to do – getting your family history in order!

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What does Family History mean to you?

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As we speak to individuals and groups around the globe, we LOVE hearing their story. 

At RootsTech 2020, we asked a few questions about why they research family history, their message to future generations, and more.

Hear their stories!

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"The harder you work, the luckier you get." - Gary Player

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In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day and to sing the praises of wonderful work, every quarter we recognize and award the amazing work that individuals and organizations do to help the family history community.

 

 

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Month 1: 3,607 miles. Many adventures!

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On February 15, 2020, we started our 5-month Your City. Your Story. Tour. 

The mission:  help people create and share their story by bringing solutions to them – in their city. 

So what have we been up to?

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2020 Your City. Your Story. Tour

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VIVID-PIX LAUNCHES “YOUR CITY - YOUR STORY” 11 CITY TOUR -- IMAGE RESTORATION SOFTWARE BRINGS FAMILY STORIES & MEMORIES BACK TO LIFE

Crosses U.S. to Showcase Patented AI Photo & Document Restoration Software and Education Programs for Family Historians, Genealogists, & Hobbyists

Release at: http://www.thomas-pr.com/vividpix/vividpixrootstechtourrelease.html

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Mom's Winter Advice: Get Outside

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How does one survive long, cold northern winters? By getting outside and enjoying them.  Skiing, sledding, tobogganing, snowshoeing, skating … all outdoor activities that require the cold, and in most cases, snow.  And you! 

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Valentine’s Day Gift Recipe

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Our friend Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective, shared a lovely (and terrible) story about her parent’s wedding album. “While all old photo albums fade with age, Mom’s was the worst! – The film processing or printing was done poorly and mom never really enjoyed her wedding album."

Last year for Christmas, Maureen scanned the photos and RESTORE-d them. “Mom was thrilled.”

We are happy to share this story and to turn it into a Create Treasured Gifts – FOR FREE recipe:

 

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Celluloid Alchemy – Photo Magic

Celluloid Alchemy – Photo Magic

Remember film?

We put a roll in the camera, snapped a picture (sometimes 2 in case someone blinked), dropped the roll off to be processed and printed, and then enjoyed the MAGIC when we opened up the envelope of prints and got to relive the moment…

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The 12 Rules of Christmas Carols

The 12 Rules of Christmas Carols
Admit it.  You wish you’d just finished writing the definitive current-day Christmas Carol.  Something timely and special that everyone will eventually detest after hearing it for the 100th time over the years. 
 
Regardless, writing a catchy American Christmas Tune seems to defeat the usual melodic mortality that accompanies pop songs.  Wouldn’t you agree, Brenda and Burl?
 
So in support of your quest, here are a few suggestions.  Take them to heart, and your success is assured.
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Family memories are more than photos

Family memories are more than photos

When reviewing family histories, documents are often among the most fruitful finds. Report cards, letters and diplomas are among the most common family documents but another important piece of handwritten family history is the postcard.

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Don’t Let Your Memories Fade Away

Don’t Let Your Memories Fade Away

If you’re like most, you have boxes, albums, frames, slide trays, journals, file cabinets, memories… filled with treasured moments… that are fading away. You’d like to relive these memories and share them with loved ones and future generations.

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Unsung Heroes Awards Announced at FGS

Unsung Heroes Awards Announced at FGS

The winners of the Unsung Heroes Award for the 3rd Quarter 2019 have been announced at the Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference in Washington, DC.

The Unsung Heroes Award is a collaborative program between The Genealogy Guys Podcast and Vivid-Pix, makers of RESTORE software. the program was launched in 2019 to acknowledge and celebrate members of the genealogy community who are leading the way in digitizing, indexing, and transcribing photographs and documents. Nominations are accepted in five categories: Individuals; Societies; Libraries & Archives; Youth; and Posthumous. Awards will not necessarily be made in all categories each quarter.

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