2 results for month: 01/2015


nextScan and FamilySearch …. Partnering in Preservation

an interview with Michael Benson, Operations Manager Imaging Services, Records Division - FamilySearch FamilySearch is family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations.  Historically known as the Genealogical Society of Utah (GSU) and founded in 1894, FamilySearch is an outgrowth of the many pioneering preservations techniques of the industry. FamilySearch is a non-profit funded by The Church of Jesus Christ Latter- day Saints. This society first developed the use of microfilm cameras to copy records in 1938.  After World War II, the use of microfilm increased and so did the need to ensure that valuable records were ...

Latest Software Innovations from nextScan

As technology evolves and changes rapidly every day (think about the cell phone you had 10 years ago), it is interesting to reflect on how far the industry has progressed and what the future of Microfilm Scanning holds. At nextScan, we firmly believe and are committed to continual advances in software development coupled with continuous hardware enhancements to lead the way to solutions that guarantee time efficiencies and cost savings for conversion of the still billions of images on Microfilm, Microfiche and Aperture cards in the world that are in need of being digitally preserved. This blog highlights two of the most recent and innovative Software ...