12 results for year: 2014


nextScan Introduces FicheStar, New Software Technology for COM Fiche Conversion

Boise, ID October 22, 2014 nextScan, Inc., a world leader in cutting edge technology for the micrographics conversion and document management industry, announced today the formal introduction of FicheStar, a Computer Output Microfilm (COM) scanning solution will be at the ARMA (American Records Management Association) Show in San Diego, CA, October 26-27, 2014. Kurt Breish, nextScan CEO said, “many organizations who have previously delayed the conversion of critical COM Fiche film libraries, (a task that has traditionally been very labor intensive), will now have a solution that is ten times faster and much more economical. nextScan’s new ...

Microfilm Scanning Plays an Important Role in Genealogical History

As a company providing microfilm Scanners and Software solutions, at nextScan we constantly hear comments from the public such as, “I thought microfilm was obsolete” or “do they still use that stuff?”. The attached YouTube videos tell a great story about the Micrographics industry, it’s evolution and role in preserving history. nextScan‘s footprint has expanded dramatically since the company was founded in 2002. The company has developed business alliances and re-sellers worldwide to support our expanding customer needs. nextScan's lead engineers and management staff have over 80 years of combined Micrographics Development experience.  ...

THE REALITY OF IMAGE QUALITY

In the Microfilm scanning world, there is a greater challenge to attain excellent image quality. Unlike paper scanners (that scan the original paper document), film scanners are faced with more potential challenges when scanning a roll of film a Microfiche, A Jacketed Microfiche, COM Fiche or Aperture card. The quality of the scanning is dependent on the competency of the person who filmed these documents ensuring that the film camera has the correct specifications. During processing, the film processor needs to be in spec regarding the quality of the chemicals used, the correct amount of time to wash off these chemicals and the correct drying time so ...

nextScan President, Kurt Breish –talks with CEO/CFO magazine about the future of Microfilm and Microfiche Scanning

Kurt Breish CEO Interview conducted by: Lynn Fosse, Senior Editor CEOCFO Magazine nextScan is a world leader in cutting edge technology for the micrographics conversion and document management industry. Incorporated in 2002, nextScan was established to give the microfilm and microfiche conversion market a high performance alternative to existing technologies.  nextScan’s innovative patented products are designed and built with simplicity and functionality to increase user production and lower overall costs for scanning film and fiche. CEOCFO: Mr. Breish, the tagline on your site indicates “nextScan is the next generation in film scanning ...

YOU HAVEN’T SCANNED ALL YOUR FILM YET?

Are you working in a company that had a portion of your microfilm backlog scanned and chose to leave the rest on film? Was it the conversion cost? Was it because the film not converted to digital was considered not to be active enough to justify the cost? Was the time frame to convert all of your film too long? I have some great news for you that might make you want to consider converting the rest of your film to digital. Up until 7 years ago, it typically took 11 to 15 minutes to scan a roll of 16mm film at 200 DPI resolution. If your film library was large enough, it could take years to convert all the film. In many cases, labor costs alone were ...

nextScan Receives U.S Department of Commerce Export Achievement Award

nextScan's Expanding Document Imaging Sales in 39 Countries is Helping Customers Around the World Preserve Valuable Records Boise, ID (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Amy Benson, Director of the Boise U.S. Export Assistance Center of the U.S. Commercial Service, presented the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Export Achievement Certificate to three Idaho Companies during Idaho’s World Trade Day reception on April 30th. nextScan, a world leader in cutting-edge technology for the micrographics conversion and document management industry, was very pleased to be one of the Idaho companies honored as a recipient. These winning companies include Gibraltar Arms Inc., ...