Image Access regularly releases news and information to the press. The press releases below offer you the latest news in PDF format as well as photos and other graphics which can be downloaded in full resolution for publication. If you need more information, contact us: Debra Ingendoh, Marketing, Media and Public Relations. We will be happy to answer your questions and provide further details.
Press Releases 2022
March 7, 2022Bookeye ® 5 V1A Professional - Cutting-Edge Technology for Book Scanning
The scanner of choice for wide format book scanning, the Bookeye® 5 V1A Professional book scanner for digitization projects which require formats more than DINA1+, up to 25x36 inches, is the fastest A1+ book scanner on the market and is extremely book-friendly, and safe. It has the lowest possible footprint in the industry for a desktop model A1+ book scanner.
January 18, 2022Success Despite a Global Crisis - Image Access Reports Record-Breaking Year
The last two years have been dominated by the global Corona crisis, an extremely challenging time for many companies. Despite supply chain issues and international logistical challenges brought on by the crisis in 2020, Image Access was able to exceed the turnover of previous years, reporting record-breaking sales of scanners in 2021.
Press Releases 2021
November 30, 2021World´s Fastest UV, VIS, IR, 3D and Backlight Flatbed Scanner in A3+ (12" x 18") Format
The WideTEK® 12-SPECTRUM scanner captures images faster and more accurately than many much higher priced lab instruments. This backlight flatbed scanner captures objects under ultraviolet (UV) at 365nm, visible light (VIS) as well as the infrared (IR) contrast of objects under IR light at 850nm in formats up to DIN A3+ (12" x 18").
September 15, 2021The Best in Book Scanning - Bookeye® 5 Automatic
The latest additions to the 5th generation line of Image Access book scanners, the Bookeye 5 V3A/V2A Automatic are the perfect solution for automated high end digitization of books, magazines, posters, folders, or bound documents of all kinds. Completely redesigned to meet the latest technological standards and to comply with the strictest environmental standards, it offers unsurpassed image quality paired with simple operation, a modern design, and literally maintenance-free operation for all professional applications.
June 8, 2021
Introducing WideTEK 24F - A Revolutionary New Flatbed Scanner
While the nearest competitor needs 18 seconds for a full scan at 600dpi, the WideTEK 24F completes the same scan in 4 seconds and then, just one second later, it has already performed image cleanup, compression and transfer to anywhere in the network.
February 9, 2021
Is It a Scan or Just a Picture?
Watch Our Video to See Why It Matters
If you`ve ever wondered what the difference is between a picture and a scan, this latest video will explain it to you in detail. Why does it matter? The answer is simple: huge differences in quality.
Press Releases 2020
September 8, 2020
e-Learning with Image Access - Online Service Training and Explanation Videos
Due to a number of factors including cost, travel and time restrictions, service training onsite at Image Access headquarters in Europe or in the U.S. is less frequently requested by customers. But the need for technical training on our products remains. Image Access invested a great deal of effort in e-Learning and can now offer service videos online and in multiple languages for the technicians of our distribution partners worldwide.
June 16, 2020
The Evolution of Bookeye - Bookeye® 5 V2 models now available!
The latest evolution in overhead book scanners, Bookeye® 5 V2, offers the fastest scanning speeds, is packed with new features and functionality, and impresses in a smaller, even more sleek design. In 1997, Image Access developed the first Bookeye® overhead book scanner, completely changing the way books and other documents were scanned and copied.
Press Releases 2019
December 10, 2019
Enhance productivity dramatically with a WideTEK® Stacker
The WT44STACK-1000 is a large format stacker that works seamlessly with any WideTEK scanner, even the WideTEK 36DS double sided scanner. The WT44STACK-1000 stacks up to 200 44? wide documents of a wide variety of media accurately and precisely.
November 12, 2019
The Museum World meets the WideTEK® 36ART in the cultural city of Cologne, Germany
Image Access will participate for the second time in the EXPONATEC COLOGNE Exhibition at booth C060 in hall 3.2 in Cologne, Germany. Visitors will be able to experience the fine art scanner WideTEK 36ART, developed specifically for the digitization of large format works of art, from November 20-22, 2019 at the Cologne Fair grounds.
September 30, 2019
Image Access exhibits at PRINTING United Expo in Dallas
Image Access will exhibit at the PRINTING United Expo at the Convention Center in Dallas, Texas from October 23 to 25, 2019 in booth 4323. PRINTING United is a new trade show built on the strong foundation of the former SGIA Expo.
August 28, 2019
Image Access will exhibit for the first time at the ICOM exhibition in Kyoto
Image Access will participate for the first time at the ICOM General Conference and the corresponding 2019 ICOM Exhibition and present interesting models to fulfill the specific requirements of museums: WideTEK 25, Bookeye 4 V2 and as a major highlight, the WideTEK 36ART. This major international conference will be held in the historic imperial city of Kyoto in Japan. You can find Image Access at booth N40.
August 27, 2019
Product Developments from Image Access
Image Access GmbH from Wuppertal has been a successful manufacturer of large format and book scanners for 25 years. Launched in 1994 with a series of graphics cards, the company now produces and sells a wide range of large format scanners worldwide, which are developed and manufactured exclusively at the German company location since its inception.
August 15, 2019
Image Access exhibits the full range of Bookeye® scanners on at the IFLA exhibition in Athens
Every year, Image Access exhibits at the IFLA World Library Information Congress and will again bring the latest products to the 2019 IFLA Exhibition. Image Access will display a full range of Bookeye book scanning solutions at our booth A115. The Bookeye 4 V3 Kiosk system is a smart alternative to copiers. The larger brother, the Bookeye 4 V2 self-service scanner will be on display with a billing system. You can also see the high-end model of the worlds number 1 book scanner, Bookeye 4 V2 Semiautomatic. Finally, we will exhibit the Bookeye 4 V1A.
May 8, 2019David Gerbholz Now Responsible for Sales in U.S. and Canada
Image Access would like to announce that David Gerbholz, who joined Image Access in January 2019 and assumed responsibility for all customers west of the Mississippi, is now responsible for sales and customer relationships in all of North America and Canada, effective May 1, 2019.
May 3, 2019
Bookeye® and WideTEK® Scanners on Tour at International Library and Museum Shows in May
From May 7 - 10, 2019, the 2019 ELAG Conference will take place in the Staatsbibiliotek (State Library of Berlin) in Berlin, Germany. ELAG is Europes leading conference on the use of information technology in libraries and documentation centers. For over thirty years, the ELAG (European Library Automation Group) conference has offered library and IT professionals the opportunity to discuss new technologies and developments and share best practices. Accompanying the conference, there will be an exhibition featuring companies specialized in library automation technologies, presenting their latest developments and projects.
February 14, 2019Image Access Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Thomas Ingendoh, CEO and founder of Image Access, started the business in February 1994 from the ground up, with a vision of producing the best camera optics on the market. In the 25 years since, Image Access has become the technology leader in large format scanning. "We always focused on the core technology of scanners and grew from a camera manufacturer to today´s large format scanner manufacturer" said CEO Ingendoh. From its first graphic board with a full color resolution of 1600*1200, developed in 1994 and sold through Siemens Medical; Image Access has emerged to become a highly diversified wide format scanner vendor with the most expansive product offering in the industry -- not only sheet feed scanners up to 60" wide but also book scanners and flatbed scanners in various sizes and a large number of OEM devices.
Press Releases 2018
August 15, 2018Image Access Exhibits New Products at the IFLA Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur
Image Access exhibits every year at the IFLA World Library Information Congress and will again bring the latest products to the 2018 IFLA Exhibition. On our booth B150, we will have a premiere as we display two new models for the first time at IFLA: the Bookeye® 4 V2 Semiautomatic and the WideTEK® 36ART.
June 25, 2018Image Access Introduces New 60" Scanner at Record Breaking Low Price
Image Access, the world leader in large format scanning technology, is introducing the WideTEK® 60CL, the largest WideTEK scanner. This new product complements the powerful line of WideTEK scanners, with models now ranging from 36" to 48" and 60" scanning widths. Speed can be up to 15"/s for the full width in grayscale but is limited to 10"/s for safe paper handling.
April 19, 2018Experience the WideTEK® 36ART on its Worldwide Tour
In May 2018, Image Access will continue its worldwide tour with the Annual Meeting & Museum Expo in Phoenix, Arizona and the Museums + Heritage Show at Olympia London, UK.
April 10, 2018Image Access To Sponsor At RSA And ReproMAX Conferences
In April 2018, Image Access LP will attend two reprographic association conferences in the U.S. as a vendor sponsor; the RSA Shareholders Meeting in San Diego and the ReproMAX Annual Spring Conference.
March 6, 2018WideTEK® 48CL - Fastest Sheetfeed in 48 Inches
Industrial quality production scanner running at top speeds.
The WideTEK® 48CL-600 is the newest member of the CL series of wide format scanners designed by Image Access to offer industrial quality scanning without the high price tag normally associated with a scanner of this size for applications in architecture, surveying, reprography or media clipping.