3 results for month: 05/2013


nextScan recognized at FOSE for new technology

  The coolest new public-sector tech at FOSE May 15, 2013 Once authenticated, the IronKey Workspace W-500 runs a full version of Windows from the key drive, without leaving anything behind on a hosting computer. It will be available in about a month for $175. The runner up for mobile is the Seido OBEX waterproof case and holder. Made to fit just about any smart phone, it actually can take a non-rugged device and make it able to pass the military specification for rugged testing. And it goes beyond that, giving any mobile phone an IP rating of 68, which means it can operate underwater constantly. Seido officials even said they’ve ...

Happy 25th Anniversary to Film Scanners

This year, 2013, marks the 25th anniversary of film scanners. When you think about how long ago was 1988, Ronald Reagan was still President of the United States. Back in 1988, if you could scan 20 images in a minute on a film scanner, you were really fast. This was a time when the development of film scanners was “hardware driven” as we were looking for faster computers, cameras and imaging boards. Software that could even do the simplest of tasks like rotate and deskew worked slowly or not at all. Many people placed a monitor on a swivel so that they could spin the monitor until they could read the image in its right orientation. If film was ...

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