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Go Digital with Microfiche Scanning and Conversion Services

Posted on July 5, 2013

Is your healthcare institution, financial company or government organization still relying on 105 x 148 mm microfiche slides for data storage?  If yes, then its time you digitized your data by investing on microfiche scanning and conversion services.  Earlier on, during the 80’s and 90’s microfiche slides were extremely popular because this type of data storage enabled a company to minimize cost, preserve important data and save trees all at the same time. But today, the same cannot be still said about microfiche cards.  Here are six reasons why it’s better to put an end to the use of microfiche slides:

  1. Microfiche cards can be very easily damaged
  2. As compared to digitized data, microfiche rolls are difficult to read
  3. There is a risk of losing data, as microfiche films can degrade over time
  4. Microfiche Readers are expensive, bulky and tricky to repair
  5. Information cannot be easily extracted, as one has to go through every microfiche slide
  6. Microfiche slides cannot be easily shared between several members in a team

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