By Matt Anderson, Vice President of Marketing, nextScan
The ability to scan quickly is a key feature of any conversion project, but only if you can scan accurately and ensure that every document has been captured digitally. Making sure that your conversion project has a stage dedicated to Quality Control or Auditing is just as critical as scanning speeds and image quality.
Capture in the RAW
The first step to being able to review all of the scans is to capture them as a RAW image file. A RAW image file is one that contains exactly what the data collected without ...
Microfilm divisions of Digital Check get a larger home in Meridian, ID
MERIDIAN, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--nextScan and ST Imaging, divisions of Digital Check Corp and worldwide leaders for microfilm scanning equipment, have relocated their facilities to a larger building in Meridian, ID. The new location on Principle Place doubles both the manufacturing and office areas, providing room for additional growth within both divisions of Digital Check.
“Our new facility provides substantially more room for office staff, manufacturing, inventory and future development,” ...
nextScan’s engineers work closely with feedback from clients and industry leaders to improve and develop hardware and software features that further enhance powerful workflow capabilities. Innovations and client feedback drive nextScan technology forward. nextScan offers unique software and hardware applications that won’t be found on any other scanner models, and we have customers like you to thank! From our line scanning technology to the powerful NextStar workflow software – we design custom features to meet the unique scanning needs of our clients so you can ...
Convert with Confidence
By Matt Anderson
Article from the newsletter "Inside NIRMA - Summer 2019"
Your microfilm archives are unique and contain priceless records that cannot be found anywhere else. This means converting your analog archives to digital records must be completed in a way that ensures that not only the images are readable but that all the information residing on the film has been captured completely and not accidentally omitted.
Not all microfilm scanners are created equal. You wouldn’t hammer a nail with a screwdriver? No more than you should ...
While fiche is a great medium for long term storage of documents and files, retrieving the contained information can be challenging. Beyond the difficult nature of the medium, the three biggest challenges microfiche presents include the condition of the microfiche, how the documents were filmed onto the microfiche, and how the files should be sorted. In addition, conversion should provide assurance that all the information was captured. Get the best results by ensuring your microfiche conversion scanner uses equipment capable of handling the rigors of microfiche scanning...
This article appeared as part three of a three part series on microfilm conversion that was published in the NIRMA Newsletter. Please use the following links to review part one and part two.
In previous issues of the NIRMA newsletter, we have covered best practices for microfilm conversion. Those topics have included speed, accuracy, image quality, as well as quality control. One topic overlooked is how effective the scanner is at detecting individual frames of data. Two common techniques available today are edge detection and complete ribbon scanning, one using last ...