Category: Document Scanning

Keep Critical Data Secure in Transit and Storage

We live in a business environment today that presents constant data security threats with repeated breaches being reported in the news. No industry and no organization is completely safe from security threats. Not only do cyber-attacks impact a business’ internal operations but also those of its trading partners. A recognized leader in secure file transfer,… Read More »

Historical Preservation Scanning Technology

Digitally preserve old books, documents & artifacts. If you have rare original books, maps, or other historical artifacts, and want to preserve them for future generations, digitally scanning them may sound like a great idea. However, not every device or scanning service is capable of the results you really want. Typical results are mediocre images… Read More »

Improve Lab Productivity While Preserving Your Valuable Research Data

Every scientific breakthrough from the 18th Century to today has been recorded in a laboratory notebook. Until recently, these have been traditional paper notebooks. These days, pharmaceutical companies, universities, and other scientific research organizations realize that they must modernize procedures to reduce human error and ensure the reproducibility of lab results. Research notes and data… Read More »

5 Steps to Safe and Permanent Archival Document Storage

Recently reported, “Flooding from Tropical Storm Henri may cause as much as $4 billion in losses after drenching the U.S. Northeast with record rainfall.” Until you’ve experienced a fire, flood, or other disaster, you probably will never know how destructive these forces can be on business continuity and employee livelihoods, particularly when documents and data… Read More »

When You are Scanning More than a Document

Ask anybody what document scanning is, and they will probably say it involves using the scanner function built into the company copier. They might add that it is a laborious task processing one page at a time by either placing the document on the flatbed of the machine or using the auto-feed tray. This is… Read More »

Digitizing Documents: 5 Advantages to Your Construction Business

According to McKinsey Global Institute, the construction industry is among the least digitized in the world, second only to the agriculture sector. Many construction firms still rely on traditional paperwork on their projects. This includes large-format paper drawings, plans, contracts, invoices, and other documents that take valuable office and construction site space. There’s also the… 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 »

DPI Resolution Factors for Scanning to Digital

Do you want to convert your paper documents to digital? Would you like to scan them yourself? If you do, be aware that your scanner configuration will directly impact your scanning time, storage costs, and data retrieval performance. Scanner Configuration The default scan rate of a scanner right out-of-the-box is typically configured for full color… Read More »