How long have you been in microfilm? We get that question from time to time, and the answer is, well, for quite some time. Our parent company, Digital Check, was founded more than 60 years ago in the microfilm business. Learn how we got our start.
Hear what you may have missed at NIRMA At this past summer’s NIRMA Symposium, during our live session, a question was asked that we thought more NIRMA members might want to know about. For the microfilm archives, why do you have a need for a conversion scanner and an on-demand scanner? For different purposes, of […]
Meridian, Idaho, Sept. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NextScan, a Digital Check company and the world’s leading maker of high-speed digital microfilm conversion equipment, has completed delivery of its new ultra-wide film scanners to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). The groundbreaking Apex by nextScan™ machines, capable of digitizing film up to 10.23 inches (260mm) wide, […]
From the Summer Issue of the NIRMA Online Magazine As Record Managers, you are very familiar that records come in all types of formats, sizes, densities, colors, and more. And while most are now created with a digital backup, there are still many documents on old analog file types. For the last two decades, the […]
Fastest aerial film conversion scanner ever from Digital Check Corp.’s microfilm division Meridian, ID, March 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Apex by nextScan™ is a revolutionary film scanner for processing aerial and other large format film. Over the last two years, nextScan — the microfilm conversion division of Digital Check Corp. — has been working […]
A recent installation of a FlexView 300 at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) has tremendously helped technicians increase microfilm scanning output. Records indicate that 207 microfilm rolls were scanned in November 2021 compared to 28 microfilm rolls scanned in November 2020. Learn more from the HMML article.
Beginning in 1998, with only five employees, FamilySearch set out to digitize their microfilm collection, which was estimated to take 50 years. At that time, nextScan was not even in business. Over the last 20 years, not only was nextScan formed, introduced the Eclipse, and has lead the advancement of high-speed scanning technology which has […]