Category: Document Scanning

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 »

Plants for Paper Program

  Today is Earth Day, and we have a special announcement. Earth Day is the anniversary of the modern environmental movement and an opportunity to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Celebrated in over 192 countries each year, Earth Day has come a long way since it was originally proposed in 1969. Because of its importance… Read More »

What is Backfile Conversion?

A backfile is essentially any archived or saved file within your organization. Backfile conversion, or backfile scanning, is the act of replacing these documents with digital copies or images. By using high speed scanning methods, companies are able to convert their documents into easy to manage digital files. While scanning and converting all incoming paper… Read More »

10 Best Scanning Service Providers

New England Document Systems was recently reviewed by TopTenReviews.com as they sought to compile a top 10 list of the best document scanning services in the country. After a few months of rigorous research and comparisons, the results are in – and New England Document Systems is proud to listed as one of 2014’s Best… Read More »

Why Scan to TIFF

If you are converting your physical files into electronic images, then you may have encountered the term TIFF, or Tagged Image File Format. While many professionals have never heard the term TIFF, it is a common file format found in the realm of document scanning/conversion. In our last article, Why Scan to PDF, we discussed… Read More »