Microfiche Scanning Solution, Digital ReeL Cloud Option Available Nationwide

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Microfiche scanning service converts microfiche and microfilm records to digital images; digital records stored at BMI’s secure data center and accessed by users over the Internet with the Digital ReeL Web Client Interface

Sacramento, California – December 5, 2012 – BMI Imaging Systems, a leading provider of microfiche scanning services, microfilm conversion and document management solutions, has announced the nationwide availability of the Digital ReeL Cloud Option.

Dave Peterson, Dave Peterson, Kitsap County Clerk (Washington) states, “Any vendor can provide digital microfilm scanning services. What separated BMI was the inclusion of hosted access to our records online through Digital ReeL. For poor quality and even illegible records, we’re able to use Digital ReeL to adjust the quality of these images prior to sharing them with the Court or citizens.”

Eroding microfiche/microfilm quality, discontinued reader printers and difficult record retrieval are just a few of the reasons organizations continue to search for easy, cost effective microfiche scanning and microfilm conversion solutions.

Digital ReeL is a complete microfiche scanning solution leveraged by government agencies and public companies. BMI completes the microfiche scanning and microfilm conversion service at one of its California facilities. Researchers such as employees, citizens and customers access digital records using an application viewer that resembles a reader printer.

The Digital ReeL Cloud Option enables clients to combine a microfiche scanning and microfilm conversion service with the advantages of a software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering. Once BMI completes the microfiche scanning service, the digital microfiche and microfilm records are stored at BMI’s datacenter. Clients experience the benefits associated with SaaS such as faster deployment, no IT infrastructure required and the avoidance of upfront IT expenditures such as servers, storage and IT administrative time.

Users access their digital microfiche and microfilm records over the Internet, logging into the Digital ReeL Web Client. The easy-to-use viewer replicates the look of a reader printer.

About BMI Imaging Systems

BMI Imaging Systems has been a leader in document management, document conversion and microfiche scanning solutions for over 50 years. BMI offers scanning products from Canon and the ApplicationXtender document management product line from EMC. In addition, BMI has developed the Digital ReeL microfilm and microfiche scanning solution. Today, BMI staff consists of 80 employees, many who have been with BMI for decades. 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.

About BMI’s Digital ReeL Microfiche Scanning and Microfilm Conversion Solution

Digital ReeL is a complete microfiche scanning solution. BMI will convert your microfiche and microfilm to virtual, digital microfilm rolls at one of our secure facilities (on-site option available). The Digital ReeL microfiche scanning service creates a digital replica of your original microfiche. The entire microfiche or microfilm roll is digitally converted. The Digital ReeL microfiche scanning solution includes a web viewer that emulates microfilm retrieval from a reader printer. Users retrieve virtual microfilm rolls from a PC workstation, avoiding the hassles that come with physical microfilm and legacy reader printers.