Kirtas Case Study: InfoQuick Solutions (IQS)

What is in a name? When it comes to a successful and thriving business– everything. InfoQuick Solutions (IQS), a Syracuse-area, New York provider of innovative records management solutions, recognizes the value of being QUICK when offering its broad spectrum of information services. In the competitive market of digitization, however, one cannot be QUICK without also…

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Kirtas Kabis II book scanner

Kirtas Case Study: The Digital Archive Group

Founded in 2013, The Digital Archive Group (TDAG) is a Chicago based company that specializes in high quality archival scanning services and digitization. For TDAG, image quality is paramount, but so too is flexibility and efficiency. Their formidable array of in-house scanning equipment reflects this however nowhere were these needs more critical than with their…

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McGill 15th century antiphonal

McGill University: Remarkable Reproduction of a Renaissance Relic

Utilizing i2s’ SupraScan Quartz A0 and its considerable digitization know-how, the Digital Initiatives Lab of McGill University’s McLennan Library have successfully reproduced a true-to-life facsimile of a 15th century antiphonal from the early Italian Renaissance, bringing the unique treasure nearly 600 years into the future to be marveled at and perused by eager, 21st century eyes. Ristech…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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