5 Gray ScalingImages used to only be able to be scanned in a bi-tonal format256 Grays v. 2The LDS church required a gray scale image to achieve archival quality imagesGrayscales are archival quality imagesAs of 2 years ago all media types can now be scanned to yield a gray scale image
16 Compare Like SamplesGet your worst film/book and have every Vendor scan it
17 Access Industry Standard Formats Documents Grouping and Indexing Loaded into your current system
18 Industry Formats JPEG, TIFF, PDF, etc. Watch out for proprietary image formats!
19 Indexing Can index any of the fields you index today Grantor, Grantee, Instrument Date, Instrument Number, Legal Description, etc.What will Oil & Gas want?Title Companies?
20 Keep it simpleImages can be formatted and loaded into your current Recording software
21 Security Make sure they remain your documents An eye to the future – redaction
22 Your Documents Your documents should remain YOUR documents Some vendors will resell them, check your contract
23 Redaction Sorry, it is coming Capture Highest Quality Images Possible Leads to less expensive redaction process300 dpi minimum, 400 dpi for older docsOCR technology craves works best with high quality images