APT BookScan 1200

Kirtas Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary

By Borden D. Mills As Kirtas celebrates the 15 year anniversary of the first sale of its revolutionary APTBookScan 1200 digitization system, let’s flip through the pages and take a brief glance back at some of the earlier chapters of its memorable history. The novel concept of a high-volume, automated book scanner that would later…

cafe pro scanner

Café Brews Satisfaction for University of Toronto

“Renting the Café book scanner has allowed us to scan our inventory of index cards that house important student-athlete information that is not captured anywhere else. Previously, these cards had been kept in boxes. Now that we have digital files, we can look them up easily and quickly. This would never have been possible without…

DPS2

FADGI & Metamorfoze: The Gold Standard of Preservation Standards

FADGI and Metamorfoze are two sets of preservation standards developed within the last decade that provide comprehensive numerical analysis of accuracy and quality of digitized image output from a wide array of imaging devices. FADGI (Federal Agencies Digitization Initiative) was first developed in the United States in 2007 as a collaboration between federal agencies to…