Clark County Recorder Selects Digital ReeL for Microfilm Scanning Project
BMI Imaging Systems to scan 13,000 microfilm rolls; users will access 1909- 1988 County records through the Digital ReeL interface
Sunnyvale, California — September 24, 2009 — BMI Imaging Systems, a leading provider of document conversion, microfilm scanning and document management solutions, announced that the Nevada Clark County Recorder’s Office has selected BMI Imaging’s Digital ReeL as its microfilm conversion platform.
Digital ReeL is a microfilm scanning solution that includes a software application specifically designed for microfilm, microfiche and aperture card digital images. The Digital ReeL interface mimics the look of a reader printer. BMI’s Digital ReeL microfilm scanning service creates an exact digital replica of each microfilm roll, thereby maintaining the archival integrity of the original microfilming process. Digital ReeL provides a unique grayscale adjustability that enables users to manually over ride basic scanner brightness and contrast settings to optimize each image prior to printing. Following completion of the project which is expected to take 5-6 months, public users will access the digitized records utilizing existing PC workstations located within the Clark County Recorder’s office.
The scope of the microfilm scanning project also includes the microfilm conversion of several thousand rolls imported to Clark County’s existing document management solution. BMI will also provide an estimated 9,000 silver halide archival microfilm rolls as part of the scanning project.
About BMI Imaging’s Digital ReeL
Digital ReeL is both a service and a software application. Digital ReeL is a microfilm scanning and conversion service that includes software designed for viewing microfilm, microfiche and aperture card digital images. Digital ReeL is unique in the microfilm scanning industry for providing adjustable image enhancement to the end-user, allowing users to choose from multiple print settings. The Digital ReeL conversion service creates an exact digital replica of your microfilm, microfiche and aperture card records. The Digital ReeL application is available as software installed at the organization’s site or can be accessed from a workstation with a web browser. In addition, BMI offers Digital ReeL as a hosted service – users store their digitally converted images with BMI, accessing their images from the Digital ReeL Web interface.
About BMI Imaging
Since 1958, BMI Imaging Systems has been a leader in microfilm conversion, document imaging and document management solutions. BMI offers industry-leading scanning products from Canon and the ApplicationXtender document management product line from EMC. In addition, BMI has developed its own unique microform replacement software, Digital ReeL, which is available through resellers nationwide. Today, BMI staff consists of 80 employees, many who have been with BMI for decades. BMI converts an average of 3 million images per month and has an installed base of hundreds of content management solutions. BMI serves commercial and government agencies throughout the United States and has developed a customer list of more than 2,000 accounts. BMI is headquartered just outside San Francisco in Sunnyvale, California, with an additional production and sales facility in Sacramento, California.