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2013-10-22 23:19:41

Now Offering Book Scanning and Large Format Scanning at Secure New York SOC 2 Type 2 Facility Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Digiscribe International, a leading provider of document scanning services, document management solutions and workflow automation software throughout the New York metro area, today announces its expanded service offerings of book scanning services and large format scanning services. “We are continually expanding our service offerings to better serve our...

2013-06-27 23:20:40

The Library's New Zeta Touch-Screen Scanner Offers the Latest in Book Scanning Technology Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Document management company, MES Hybrid Document Systems, Inc. (MES), announces it has completed installing a Zeta Book Scanner/Copier (“Zeta”) in the Newmarket Public Library. The Zeta is a plug and go non-destructive book scanner that provides high speed scanning in a high resolution format. Scanning speed is three seconds per scan and standard image...

2013-06-19 23:25:22

AMS Imaging has added the Xerox BookCentre to their product offerings in order to meet the increasing need for self-service book scanners for libraries and universities. Warwick, RI (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 New product offering designed to meet an increasing need for self-service book scanning for libraries and their patrons, the Xerox BookCentre S7141. AMS Imaging has today announced that they´ve reached an agreement with Scannx Corporation to sell and market the Xerox BookCentre S7141...

2011-03-11 00:00:28

New software will render "Archival Quality" images for highest OCR accuracy Boise, ID (PRWEB) March 10, 2011 nextScan, the provider of the next generation in film and fiche scanning technology, today announced the introduction of its latest offering in production film and fiche scanning processing software, NextStar High Definition (HD). The NextStar HD 12 bit grayscale scan and workflow software provides archival quality images for applications where resulting image quality is paramount,...

2010-09-15 13:02:00

House Judiciary Committee Takes Proactive Step to Examine Anti-Competitive Behavior WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, September 16, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy will explore growing concerns about anti-competitive and monopolistic practices taking place online. The Open Book Alliance applauds the action and urges the subcommittee to use the hearing to continue their examination of the threat to online competition presented by...

2010-02-01 08:27:00

TORONTO, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- PlanOn, a leading provider of portable scanning and printing solutions, today introduced new pricing that dramatically lowers the list price of its popular DocuPen RC805 full-color, full page, high speed handheld portable scanner from $299 to $159 USD. The new pricing goes into effect Feb. 1, 2010. The price change now makes the DocuPen's convenient document and image scanning capabilities easily accessible as an affordable personal tool for all consumers....

2009-11-14 01:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, Google, the Authors Guild, and the Association of American Publishers released their revised book settlement proposal in an attempt to fix the deeply flawed legal agreement. Open Book Alliance co-chair Peter Brantley said, "Our initial review of the new proposal tells us that Google and its partners are performing a sleight of hand; fundamentally, this settlement remains a set-piece designed to serve the private commercial...

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2009-01-06 12:31:43

Scholars and others with specialized interests have been turning to Google for information ever since the company began scanning printed books four years ago. Every month users view at least 10 pages of more than half of the one million out-of-copyright books that Google has scanned into its servers, according to Dan Clancy, the engineering director for Google book search. "Google's book search allows you to look for things that would be very difficult to search for otherwise," said Ben...

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2008-04-25 14:30:00

Courtney Mitchel, of the University of Michigan library's book-shelving department is among hundreds of librarians who spend hours of each day going through almost 600 pages of some of the world's oldest books.Their work is part of Google's Book Search, a project that plans to offer its users access to digital versions of 50 million to 100 million ancient texts."It's monotonous," 24-year-old Mitchel said."But it's still something that I'm learning about - how to interact with really old...

2006-08-09 09:32:43

By Eric Auchard SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The University of California has joined Google Inc.'s bid to scan the book collections of the world's great libraries, the organizations said on Tuesday, marking renewed momentum for a project nearly derailed by stiff resistance from publishers. The top Web search company said it will fund the scanning of "several million" of the 34 million titles in the University of California's libraries, as part of a year-and-a-half old project to make...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
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