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An Inside Look at OCR

How your scanner uses some nifty twists on Optical Character Recognition to do its job!

Keep it Clean!

Our resource hub for everything you need to keep your devices running smoothly.

Avivatech 1-year anniversary

Happy Birthday Avivatech!

Our new software division has accomplished a lot in its first year.

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USB Today, Network Tomorrow?

Our convertible USB-to-Ethernet scanner offers future flexibility.

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Changing the Game for Chicago's Youths

Learn about an incredible story that began with a basketball game 55 years ago, and became a force for good in the community.

Digital Check contributes $50K to GameChangers | The GameChangers story | Watch the film

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Replacing Reader/Sorters

What to do as these massive machines reach their end-of-support dates?

Case Study | Quantum DS

Scanning the Red Planet

50 years after Mariner 9, you’d be surprised at how orbital Mars cameras work!

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Support Tips: Windows 11

A quick fix if your scanner won’t work after upgrading to the new operating system.

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The High Cost of Cash

Does accepting cash really cost you 9%? Plus, how automation can help.

Update: Enhanced Elite Series

General availability of our latest SmartSource Elite models is now worldwide.

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Introducing XpressCash

Our Avivatech division announces a new cash automation platform for retailers.

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The Stone Age of Scanning

How did scanners work before modern digital camera technology?

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Events Calendar Is Back!

More live industry events return throughout 2022 — hope to see you there!

The Zoom Effect

The payments industry could learn a big lesson about interoperability.

What Are Those?

The reason for the little plastic tabs found inside your scanner track.

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Why Care About Blowing Air?

How a little-known quirk of drive-up banking can affect scanner read rates!

A Mixed Batch 2-for-1

An ag supplier cleaned up its paperwork by scanning checks and full pages.

Digital Banking's New Normal?

Expert Q&A: Will digital adoption “stick” after COVID-19 runs its course?

White Paper: The Re-Emerging Cheque

In certain developing countries, check usage has defied the global trend by staying flat or increasing over the past several years. We investigate the causes of this phenomenon.

A Ringing Endorsement

Our ultra-compact SmartSource Micro Elite is now available with a rear endorser!

Tommorrow's Branch Today?

How a small credit union in Iowa is using big-bank network technology.

Image Survivable Features

What are they, and how do they improve your document security?

The "New" Connected Bank Branch

Networking is nothing new – but virtual desktops and barebones workstations are changing the way branches operate.   Part 1   Part 2   Part 3

Is it Really a Paper Jam?

Recurring “paper jams” on a check scanner often indicate another problem.

All About MICR Printing

Where it came from, how machines read it, and why the fonts look so strange.

Say Cheese

Why the “camera” inside your scanner isn’t actually a camera at all.

Celebrating 60+ Years

A look back at our history, from the analog era of the 1950s to the modern digital age.

Anchors Aweigh!

How sea shipping helped one of our partners in India come in on time and under budget.

Try, Try Again?

Why unreadable checks occasionally “fix themselves” when you re-scan them.

CMP: Replacing Reader/Sorters

How a Mexican processor uses the Quantum DS to handle millions of payments.

Image Enhancement: Clear by Digital Check

Certain difficult-to-scan documents are notorious for causing unreadable images – but we’ve developed software that can clean them up automatically.

What's a Waffle Card?

Why we changed our cleaning cards,
and how the new versions are better!

Are You Networkable?

Our popular short video series about the networked bank branch! Play Episode 1

Cross-Border Clearing

A lot has changed to make it possible to clear Canadian cheques from the U.S.

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Branch ... of the Future?

Why right-sizing branches might be just as important as tablets and touchscreens.