BMI Digital Reel Revamps Data Management Process for Livermore City

By CIOReview | Friday, October 16, 2015
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SUNNYVALE, CA: Livermore City’s Community and Economic Development department digitizes its data management process with help of BMI’s Digital Reel. It has adopted Microfiche digitization solution to format large amount of paper documents including building plans, structural calculations, grading plans and utility maps.

The collaboration will create instant-access digital files, searchable and compartmentalize it for easy recovery and sharing of documents, resulting in better co-ordination among the departments. All large format paper documents are digitally available from the Digital ReeL viewer.

The capabilities of the solution include digitizing paper documents for easy sharing process through email and other channels; document preparation; production of digital image images in different formats; image processing and enhancements; data capture and data acquisition; document image delivery options.

All records converted with Digital Reel are stored in non- proprietary formats such as TIFF, JPEG, PDF for easy export of files to other document management systems. The department is storing all the documents in BMI’s secure SSAE16 Type 2 compliant data center facilities. , “We did not have to worry about the technical implementation or locate additional storage to store the large file sizes that are typical with microfiche conversion projects,” says Neal Snedecor, states, IT Manager.