If you have made it here, you undoubtedly have worked with some sort of microfilm, but do you know all the different types? Within the world of microfilm there are many film varieties. As printing technology changed and processes advanced, so did microfilm production. Depending on the need of the company or organization, formats and […]
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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, […]
Rendering wide-format aerial film digitally is no simple task – and required inventing a new high-powered scanner to do the job By Brad Kvederis High-precision photography represents a unique anomaly in the digital age: one of the rare instances in which the modern, electronic state of the art sometimes struggles to keep up with its […]
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 […]
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 […]
Meridian, ID, July 8, 2021 – NextScan, the high-speed microfilm conversion scanner division of Digital Check has released the Eclipse® 2000, the fastest microfilm conversion scanner in the world, capable of scanning speeds up to 2,000 frames of microfilm per minute. Fine-tuned mechanics and improved data bandwidth give the new model a more than 60 […]
Richard Wilson, Business Development Manager at DatacomIT (Australia) shares a glimpse into how their microfilm digitzation operations are performed using the Eclipse microfilm conversion scanners. Mr. Wilson describes how ribbon scanning has revolutionized microfilm image capture, and why it is a vital proponent of a successful microfilm conversion operation. An experienced operator joins Mr. Wilson […]
Digital Check Corp. Acquires Benchmark Technology Group, Inc. Combines Cash and Check Automation Software Solutions Northbrook, IL, February 4, 2021 – Digital Check Corp., a leading provider of image capture and payments processing technology, is announcing the completion of its acquisition of Benchmark Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of cash management automation solutions for the […]