Fifth Annual Modern Library Award, Platinum Distinction, Awarded to ST Imaging’s ViewScan Microfilm Scanner

Northbrook, IL – January 9, 2019 – ST Imaging is pleased to receive a record-setting fifth consecutive Platinum award for the ViewScan microfilm scanner from LibraryWorks’ fifth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs). A worldwide leader in the design and manufacturing of digital microfilm viewer/scanners, ST Imaging is the only microfilm scanner manufacturer to have won the Platinum MLA in all five years.

“It is with great pride that ST Imaging receives our fifth consecutive Platinum Modern Library Award! Year after year the ViewScan shows why it is considered the best in the industry. User experience! Our 18 megapixel image sensor is always delivering crisp and clear images using our PerfectFocus technology. We also launched new PerfectView software which is making the patron experience more enjoyable while using microfilm” said Matt Anderson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ST Imaging.

The MLAs were created to recognize top products in the library industry in a truly unbiased format. Products were submitted by companies, collected by LibraryWorks which distributes them to their database of more than 80,000 librarians at public, K-12, academic, and special libraries. Only customers who have had experience with these products in their facilities were permitted to judge the products, resulting in a truly unbiased score.

ST Imaging designed the ViewScan around the patron experience to be an easy to learn and use microfilm scanner, which we have done! The new ViewScan 4 has taken simplicity even further by implementing the PerfectFocus feature that delivers images in immaculate, continuous focus. While older reader/printers and other microfilm scanners can be difficult to use, the ViewScan makes loading and scanning film quick, fun, and easy. The ViewScan also allows users to share their discoveries like never before. Patrons can quickly save to a USB drive, Google Drive, Dropbox, email, FamilySearch, OCLC, and of course, can print.

We understand that most of our customers are not experts in the field of image capture. That is why we describe our camera size by the capacity of our image sensor, as is the case for most cellphones and digital cameras. The ViewScan uses a native 18 megapixel color image sensor to create the images. With such a large image sensor there is no need for additional hardware giving you a clear image instantly, all the time. Competitive scanners may use a different definition of camera. Be sure you have accurate information of the image sensor on the camera in your microfilm scanner and if you have any doubt, request a side-by-side demonstration.

About ST Imaging
ST Imaging is a leading worldwide manufacturer and distributor of micrographic equipment and other collection scanning solutions. Founded in 1989, the company was acquired in 1999 by Digital Check Corp. In 2004, ST Imaging introduced the revolutionary ST200 digital film scanner, changing the way library customers view film.

The company’s flagship product, the ViewScan film scanner set the standard for making film scanning easy and assessable to the public. ViewScan systems incorporate the latest technology to improve viewing, scanning, editing, and sharing of microfilm within libraries, schools, government, business, and other collections.

The ST Imaging headquarters are located in the Chicagoland area with manufacturing in Idaho. Scanners are available through a worldwide network of authorized resellers and are supported by ST Imaging’s comprehensive fulfillment, training, support, warranty, and repair services.

About LibraryWorks
LibraryWorks helps administrators make informed decisions about library technology, automation and software, collection development and management, facilities and furnishings, staffing, purchasing, and other areas that drive effective strategic planning and day-to-day operations. Our family of resources can enable you to identify best practices, monitor trends, evaluate new products and services, apply for grants and funding, post or find a job, and even enjoy some library humor.

About the Modern Library Awards program
Modern Library Awards (MLAs) is a product-review program designed to recognize elite products in the market, which can help library management personnel enhance the quality-of-experience for the library user and increase the performance of their library systems.


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