Capture Software for Cultural Heritage & Archives
If you are looking for a truly complete solution to digitize and preserve your archives & cultural heritage assets, the iGuana all-in-one capture software is for you.
Capture & Scanning
iGuana capture software allows you to scan and capture images from all kinds of scanners and devices, such as book scanners, multifunctionals, microfilm scanners, microfiche scanners, A4/A3 document scanners, wide format scanners, and other hardware. You can also automatically import already digitized images into the iGuana capture software for further processing. Examples of materials that you can digitize and process include:
Scalable & Performant Capture Flow
You can design and configure different capture & process flows depending on the requirements of your project. Capture software guides operators through each individual step of the digitization process and controls what they can and cannot do. The entire capture flow can be automated and streamlined to maximize productivity and operator efficiency. The client-server & network topology of the iGuana iDM software platform allows you to easily scale the solution based on usage, volume and project size. All jobs and tasks are performed directly on the server. Moreover, it is possible to add as many servers as needed which results in unparalleled scalability and performance.
Image Processing & Enhancement
iGuana capture software allows you to perform manual or fully automatic image processing, editing, enhancement and optimization functions. Importantly, the software makes the whole experience seamless and easy for the operator. Operators do not require any special training or skills to use these powerful functions.
Classification, Indexing & Metadata Extraction
iGuana capture software comes with built-in technology to perform automatic or manual classification, indexing and extraction of metadata from captured images.
iGuana capture software offers virtually unlimited flexibility to choose preferred image and metadata file formats for export to back-end systems, databases, enterprise repositories, e-Depot, SharePoint, etc. For example, JPEG, TIFF, Exif, PDF, PDF/A, e-Pub, etc. for images, XML, METS, MODS, ALTO XML, IPTC, Dublin Core, CSV, etc. for metadata, MD5, SHA-1, SHA-2 etc. for file verification.
Statistics, Monitoring & Quality Control
iGuana capture software offers a dashboard with an extensive set of reports that help administrators monitor system performance, control the work of operators and estimate production / project costs. You can generate all kinds of dynamic reports in real time by querying the database. You have full control over the content and design of these reports. This means you can easily generate important statistics, such as productivity statistics, operator statistics, volume statistics, quality control KPIs, and much more. The software also comes with features that allow quality supervisors to easily control image quality for compliance with the Metamorfoze and FADGI preservation imaging guidelines.