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Old Documents Meet New Technology

Old Documents Meet New Technology Washington, DC - April 21, 2008 Scanning paper, microfilm represents a growth industry for imaging companies By Doug Beizer Even with today’s digital databases and electronic forms, government warehouses are filled with mountains of paper and film documents. For example, medical records of military personnel must be maintained throughout their lives. That could mean retaining microfilm records for about 100 years in some cases. Despite decades of computer-centric processes, scanning and data mining of old documents are still growth industries, said several technology vendors at this year’s FOSE show in ...