• Tech Specs: “Sorting Out” the Track Length of the BranchXpress BX7200

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    If you’ve seen our BranchXpress BX7200 scanner, you know it’s a BIG machine, and there’s a reason for that: Its size actually helps it scan and sort faster. As you know, the BranchXpress scans at 200 documents per minute (DPM) and features dual exit pockets. But what does size have to do with that? The...

  • Project Management Best Practices: Project Quality Management – Six Sigma

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    In the last edition of Digital Communications, we began to look at the factors involved in controlling project quality. We examined a number of tools used by project managers to measure and assess risk within a project, and we also briefly discussed a process for controlling risk – Six Sigma. In this edition, we will...

  • TellerScan TS240 Check Scanner – Now at 150 Documents Per Minute

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    TellerScan® TS240 – Now at 150 Documents Per Minute The TellerScan TS240-150 is the fastest model in Digital Check’s TellerScan line, designed for high-voume teller capture and branch capture settings. With a 100-item feeder and scan speeds of up to 150 documents per minute, it’s powerful enough to handle high-volume scanning at the branch back...

  • Digital Check now supports Mac OS X in the new API 12.0 release

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    Photo courtesy of Mike Lau via Creative Commons 2.0 license When we announced our API version 12.0 earlier this month, you may have noticed that, for the first time, Digital Check has native OS X® support for our current-generation TS240 and CX30 scanners. As we said in the press release at the time, this was...

  • The Future of Biometrics in Banking

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    Photo courtesy of Toshiyuki Imai via Creative Commons 2.0 license Biometrics get a lot of mentions as “the future” of security in important situations, whether it’s screening at airports and stadiums or fraud prevention when making payments. But did you know that in Mexico, banks have already been using biometrics in their everyday operations for over...

  • Project Management Best Practices: Project Quality Management

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    This is the tenth in the Project Management Best Practices series. My father always reminded me when we were in a building project, “measure twice, cut once.” That is sage advice meant to eliminate costly re-dos. In this case, the cost would have been in the wood, or other material with which we were working,...

  • The Changing Face of Payments Fraud (Part 1)

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    We recently sat down with Sean Trundy, co-founder of Fraud Fighter, to discuss the rapid changes taking place in the world of document and payments security, from simple counterfeiting and check fraud to more recent developments such as card fraud and identity theft. Fraud Fighter makes those UV validation lamps that you see in a...

  • Why Microfilm Isn’t Dead Yet, and the American Library Association Conference

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    Quick — name the most exciting event going on in Chicago this Friday! I bet you just said one of two things: the Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup victory parade, or the American Library Association Annual Conference. Am I right? OK, you probably picked the Blackhawks, but after that, Digital Check’s sister company, ST Imaging, will be...

  • Mobile RDC “Double Dipping” Case Shows Need to Know Your Customer

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    Last week, a Louisville, Ky., man named Boma Robert Spero-Jack caused a ripple in the banking security community by pulling off one of the largest reported cases to date of mobile remote deposit “double dipping,” making off with more than $12,000 in fraudulently deposited cash. The scam itself was a simple one – deposit a...

  • CIAB 2013: Explaining the Boleto

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    Why is full-page scanning helpful to our South American customers? Because of a uniquely Brazilian document called the boleto. Most of us in the U.S. have never heard of boletos, but probably the easiest way to explain them is that they are a clever twist on our idea of billpay here. Boletos are a common...

  • Project Management Best Practices: Project Cost Management, Part 2

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     This is the ninth in the Project Management Best Practices series.  If you have been following this series, you will know the familiar term of “triple constraint,” which refers to the three main constraints to the success and profitability of the project.  These three constraints are time, scope, and, cost.  In the previous three issues...

  • RDC Lockbox: A More Efficient Way to Handle Receivables

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    The advent of Remote Deposit Capture in 2004 has spawned a number of other useful applications for distributed capture – including RDC Lockbox.  New life has been breathed into an old method for processing payments, making it much more efficient and cost-effective. Lockbox banking has been around for nearly 70 years as a convenient method...

  • Almost Time: CIAB FEBRABAN 2013

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    It’s almost time for South America’s biggest banking event of the year: CIAB FEBRABAN in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Over the next three days, thousands of representatives from banks and related industries throughout Latin America will converge to talk about key topics and developing trends in banking and payments. As you can see, this year, Digital...

  • Online Banking Security: A Mentality Shift

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    Fundtech hosted its annual Insights user conference last week in Miami, and I spent most of the week there meeting people who had interesting news from all over the financial world. One of them was a gentleman from Trusteer, a company that’s become increasingly well-known in the industry for its anti-fraud software that helps banks...

  • Mobile RDC Fees: One for the Psychology Books?

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     By Jeff HempkerEditor’s note: The following commentary piece by Digital Check appeared on the Bank Innovation news site on April 19. An earlier editorial on that site had posed the question of whether consumers would be willing to pay a nominal fee for mobile remote deposit capture. We followed up with our thoughts on why...