Not Your Father’s OCR

You need to edit the text in a document, but the only copy you have is a bitmap file or a paper version. What can you do? You can type all the text in by hand, which is painfully tedious if there is a lot of text. Or, you can use Optical Character Recognition (OCR)… Read More »

Reducing the Municipal Archiving Footprint

Cities and towns have broad responsibilities for providing a variety of document services to their residents, from assessing property and managing taxes, to documenting who owns which Map/Lot. Paper documentation has reached its limits for storage, accuracy, and safety. Both administrators and residents are faced with the inefficiencies of working with the sheer volume of… Read More »

Managing Large-Format Documents

Large-format paper records, such as maps, blueprints, drawings, and images are a part of doing business. Architects and engineers use them, as do municipal/state/federal government agencies. But storing these dimensionally-large paper records take up a lot of space. Additionally, safely handling and preserving them over time can be a painstaking hassle. Wrinkles, tears and fading… Read More »