Image Access Workshop and Product Presentation in Ho Chi Minh City

Image Access and our partner in Vietnam Bookeye Vietnam hosted a workshop and product presentation in the reknowned War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on April 29, 2016.

The War Remnants Museum is the largest museum in the southern Vietnam and is a member of the World Council of Museums (ICOM). The War Remnants Museum stores more than 20,000 documents, exhibits and films. In 35 years, the Museum has welcomed over 15 million visitors at home and abroad. Currently with about 500,000 visitors each year, the War Remnants Museum is one of the only cultural tourist attractions which receives high public credibility at home and abroad.

Museum staff were fascinated by the Bookeye family of overhead book scanners,  but also the WideTEK flatbed scanners with their 3D functionality were  of particular interest.

Impressions from the 2016 Archival Day in Stockholm, Sweden

Image Access’ Partner in Sweden, Molander & Son AB, together with the City Archive of Stockholm, welcomed visitors to the annual Archival Day, held at the UNESCO world heritage archive in Stockholm on Thursday April 28, 2016.  Visitors could experience the Bookeye 4 V2 Professional overhead book scanner as well as the WideTEK 25 flatbed scanner first hand

The goal for the day was to give customers and attendees an insight in the latest development of scanning techniques for high quality digitization. In focus were technologies for high resolution imaging, handling of different source material or digitization results with the very best color rendition.

Six Bookeye 4 Professional Archive Book Scanners in the World’s Oldest Library

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina recently acquired six Bookeye 4 V2 Professional Archive overhead book scanners to digitize and preserve their extremely valuable, ancient collection.

The New Bibliotheca Alexandrina is the successor to the Ancient Library of Alexandria. According to the Library Director’s message on their website, “The Ancient Library is undeniably the greatest chapter in the history of Alexandria. Our great city, founded by Alexander and home to Cleopatra, has had a remarkable history of 2300 years. It is a city of living history and renewed imagination that has inspired creative talents from Callimachus to Lawrence Durrell. In addition, the past is suddenly coming alive as underwater archaeology is bringing to light the sunken treasures of Alexandria, capturing the imagination of the world with glimpses of bygone glory.”

“That is the setting for the New Library of Alexandria. The beautiful new building, with its distinctive granite wall covered by the letters of all the world’s alphabets, is today a recognizable landmark of the new Alexandria.” the director said.

The Bookeye 4 V2 Professional Archives were placed in the museum with the assistance of our partner in Egypt, Al-Ola Modern Systems, who conducted the training and will provide service and technical assistance to the museum.