Digitally scanned microfilm rolls, microfiche and aperture card records are stored at BMI’s secure data center; users access records from Digital ReeL’s Web Client Interface
Sacramento, California – November 14, 2009 – BMI Imaging Systems, a leading provider of document conversion, microfiche scanning and document management solutions, today announced that the Digital ReeL Hosting Service is generally available to customers nationwide.
Currently used by over 100 government agencies and private companies, Digital ReeL is a microfilm and microfiche conversion process that includes an easy-to-use software application that replicates the look of a reader printer. Users can access their digital microfilm rolls and microfiche cards from almost any computer with a standard Internet browser.
Discontinued reader printers, eroding microfilm quality and slow record retrieval are just some of the reasons organizations continue to seek cost effective microfilm scanning solutions. Avoiding the loss of documents and enhancing the quality of the entire archive during the microfilm conversion process are critical to the success of any microfilm and microfiche scanning project.
Customers can now combine Digital ReeL’s conversion accuracy and image quality benefits with the advantages of a document hosting solution. Because all images are stored at BMI’s California microfilm scanning and hosting facility, deployment is faster and no IT infrastructure investment is required to complete the microfilm conversion project. Organizations avoid the upfront server, storage and IT administrative costs with a low, monthly subscription-based pricing model.
About BMI Imaging’s Digital ReeL
Digital ReeL is both a service and a software application. Digital ReeL is a microfilm scanning 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.