Latest Digitizing Stories

2011-07-30 00:01:03

Built on the success of our DT RG3040 Reprographic System is a new book capture system that will redefine the way bound materials are digitized.

2011-07-23 00:00:40

Growing even faster than forecasted, photo scanning company GoPhoto today announced they’ve surpassed the 1 million images scanned mark in less than one year since their launch in late summer 2010.

2011-07-14 00:00:30

Contex introduces WiseImage Vectory, an automatic raster-to-vector software for Contex's wide format scanning customers.

2011-05-20 17:25:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information firm central to research, commented on Google's newspaper digitization news, noting that it has been pleased to partner with Google over the past two years in the Google News Archive project both by contributing its own microfilm assets, as well as facilitating the digitization of newspaper publishers' microfilm archives.

2010-10-28 00:00:38

QOOP Powers Online Purchasing of Print-On-Demand Public Domain Books from Google Books “If you want a print copy of a public domain book that we have scanned and indexed, QOOP has now made it easier for you to get one,” said Brandon Badger, product manager, Google Books.

2010-09-10 13:52:29

On Friday, Japanese researchers said they have developed technology to scan a book as a person flips through it.

2010-05-06 11:05:00

The number of book titles accessible to people who are blind or dyslexic is small, even though audio versions of best-sellers fill store shelves and new technology fuels the popularity of digitized books.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.