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Book2Net’s 71 MP Camera: Unprecedented Design and Quality for High Resolution Document Imaging

December 23, 2015 Digitizing analog documents, books and works of art has developed into a broad-based professional activity with the aim of saving and preserving our cultural heritage and making it accessible to research and reference for generations to come. The proliferation of digital image processing and enhancement techniques along with the development of high-resolution…

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Great Quality In A Small Package: The LuraTech PDF Compressor

October 21, 2015 Ristech is excited to announce that we are now offering the LuraTech PDF Compressor software technology that can benefit your operation of providing Cultural Heritage content easily via the internet to your patrons. The PDF Compressor is the professional solution for high quality, process-oriented conversion and compression. It is flexible, scalable, and…

I’m Ready Maestro

Manager: “Where are we on the Hanover Project?” Supervisor: “Hold on. Let me check my spreadsheet. I haven’t finished entering all the numbers from the last shift yet.” Manager: “Oh. I’m asking because a customer is looking for an update on document 3988750493.” Supervisor: “Hmm sounds familiar. According to the spreadsheet it was last in…

Digitization 101: TIFF vs. JPEG

April 10, 2015 When it comes to digitization, so many options are available that it sometimes becomes more time consuming to figure out what image specifications are needed than to actually digitize of the material in question. Let’s take a look at two of the most common file formats and their benefits and trade-offs. In…

New owner hopes to turn page for Kirtas

Kirtas Technologies once looked to be on the verge of something big. In 2006, the Victor book digitization company signed a contract with Microsoft Corp when the software giant sought to create a vast digital library to rival Google Books. Within a couple of years, Kirtas’ headcount went from a couple dozen to nearly 150…

Revive Your Digital Collections

So you’ve successfully started your digitization project. Scanners in place. Check. Team trained. Check. Workflows created, IT infrastructure constructed and inventory established. Check, check and check. You’re producing files and uploading it to your storage devices.  But, after the files are digitized and the documents re-shelved, is the job really over? While digitizing your files…