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Hello,

The past months have been very productive and we are happy to share some great news with you. 

We wish you all the best,
The CCS team
 
  
 newsWorks 
Schleswig Holstein buys newsWorks
We are pleased to welcome the State Chancellery of Schleswig-Holstein as a new newsWorks customer. The State Chancellery works for the Prime Minister and coordinates the various ministries. At present, the State Chancellery employs 260 women and men.
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern buys newsWorks (1)
We are happy to welcome the Ministry of Energy, Infrastructure and Digitalization of the state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern as a new newsWorks user. The "MEID MV", as it is rightly and necessarily abbreviated, is one of the state's 8 ministries and is located in Schwerin, known for its well-preserved historic center.
  
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern buys newsWorks (2)
We are also happy to welcome another ministry from the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern to our newsWorks user group. The Ministry of Economics, Employment and Health designs the framework for companies in order to improve the economic structure of the federal state. Trades, tourism and health care, technology and collaborative research as well as waste management and money laundering prevention are among the other key areas.
DFG extends newsWorks maintenance
The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) has just extended their newsWorks Maintenance contract. The DFG is a German research funding organization and supports research in science, engineering, and the humanities through a variety of grant programs, prizes and by funding infrastructure. As of 2017, the organization consists of approx. 100 research universities and other research institutions.
  
 
Hessian extends newsWorks maintenance
Our newsWorks customer, the Hessian State Chancellery, also decided to expand their newsWorks maintenance. The State Chancellery is located in Wiesbaden in the former Grand Hotel Rose, which was specially prepared in 2004 for the State Chancellery.
 
  
 docWorks 
Matica Srpska Library buys docWorks Basic
We welcome the Matica Srpska Library to our docWorks user group. The Matica Srpska Library is located in Novi Said and receives a copy of every published book in Serbia. The Library now holds more than 4 million publications.
Siegener Zeitung buys Digitization Services
The Siegener Zeitung was first published in 1823 and has a current circulation of 50,000 copies. The publisher has asked CCS to digitize and convert almost 2 million historical newspaper pages over the next two years.
  
 MagicBox 
Qatar National Library buys MagicBox
We are very excited to announce that the Qatar National Library has bought a MagicBox for their fantastic new building in Doha. The state-of-the-art library, designed by renowned architect Rem Koolhaas, includes a variety of collaborative and individual learning spaces, digital media production facilities and a writing center.
Supreme Court buys MagicTouch Kiosk
The Colorado Supreme Court is the highest court in the U.S. state of Colorado. Located in Denver, the Court consists of a Chief Justice and six Associate Justices. For their library, they bought our MagicTouch Kiosk to provide easy access to their holdings.


Created: 4/11/2018 9:43
  

 

The past months have been very productive and we are happy to share some great news with you. 

We wish you all the best,
The CCS team
 
  
 Display Solutions 
Berlin State Library buys MagicBox
The Berlin State Library is one of the largest libraries in Europe and one of the most important academic research libraries in the German-speaking world. It holds the largest collection of Johann Sebastian Bach’s and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s manuscripts and the original score of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.
CPL buys MagicTouch Kiosk
Cleveland Public Library bought a MagicTouch Kiosk to complement their MagicBox installation. CPL have used the MagicBox as an interactive visitor attraction for a couple of their recent exhibitions, including the popular Shakespare and Superman shows.
  
 Digitization Services 
Digitization Services for BNL
We were entrusted with another digitization project for the Bibliothèque nationale de Luxembourg. The project comprises extensive material from STATEC, the government statistics service of Luxembourg.
Digitization Services for UCD
We were asked by University College Dublin to help with the digitization and conversion of their historical university magazine UCD NEWS. University College Dublin has had a number of student papers over the years, and UCD News kept the community up-to-date with campus people, news and activities from the 1970s to 2003.
  
 CCS 

CCS with new CEO
As of December 1, 2017, CCS has a new CEO. Dr. Gerald Schreiber follows Daniel Lanz, who successfully led the company since 2007. Dr. Gerald Schreiber was CEO of wireless inflight entertainment company PaxLife and Siemens Convergence Creators.

Dr. Gerald Schreiber: "I am honored to have the opportunity to join an organization as purpose-driven as CCS. Using the possibilities of digitization to make historic knowledge and business-decisive news available and usable remains an important and exciting challenge. I am looking forward to working with the CCS team to continuously deliver best-in-class solutions to our customers and partners."

Daniel Lanz: “The 14 years at CCS, 7 of them as CEO, were a remarkable experience with extraordinary projects and business partners. I am pleased that we have found an experienced successor with Dr. Schreiber and I am confident he will continue the positive development of CCS. I want to thank my teams in Germany, Romania, Spain and the US for their outstanding work and wish them and Dr. Schreiber all the best.”

  
Holiday Support
Please note our support times during German X-Mas and New Year’s holidays. newsWorks support will be fully available except on December 25 and 26, 2017 and on January 1, 2018. docWorks support will not be available December 23, 2017 until January 1, 2018. We wish everyone a merry X-Mas and a happy New Year!
  


Created: 12/18/2017 15:15
  

 

CCS Content Conversion Specialists GmbH and Socrates Holding, principal shareholder of CCS, are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Gerald Schreiber as the company’s new CEO, effective December 1 2017. Dr. Schreiber succeeds Daniel Lanz, who successfully led CCS since 2010.

Dr. Gerald Schreiber was most recently CEO of wireless inflight entertainment company PaxLife GmbH & Co. KG, a position he held for 2.5 years. Before PaxLife, he was CEO of Siemens Convergence Creators GmbH, which provided software-based solutions in the fields of communication networks and multimedia infotainment.

Dr. Gerald Schreiber: "I am honored to have the opportunity to join an organization as forward-thinking and purpose-driven as CCS. Using the possibilities of digitization to make historic knowledge and business-decisive news immediately available and intelligently usable remains an important and exciting challenge, now more than ever. I am looking forward to working with the Board and the CCS team as we embark on the next phase of global growth."

Daniel Lanz: “The 14 years at CCS, 7 of them as CEO, were a remarkable experience with extraordinary projects and business partners. I am pleased that we have found an experienced successor with Dr. Schreiber and I am confident that he will continue the positive development of CCS by bringing in new ideas. I would like to thank my teams in Germany, Romania, Spain and the USA for their outstanding work and wish them and Dr. Schreiber all the best for the future.”



Created: 11/14/2017 11:09
  

 

The past months have been very productive and we are happy to share some great news with you. 

We wish you all the best,
The CCS team
 
  
 Library software 
Warsaw University runs docWorks Pro
We are excited to announce that the library of the University of Warsaw has chosen docWorks Pro as their standard conversion software. Zapraszamy do docWorks user group!
National Library of Australia runs Validator
Following a trial run, the National Library of Australia decided to order our Validator software. Validator was designed to help organizations. Display solutions validate their digitized data, this way significantly improving and speeding up all QA work.
  
MNHS expands docWorks system
The Minnesota Historical Society is a nonprofit educational and cultural institution dedicated to preserving the history of the U.S. state of Minnesota. They had already been working with our docWorks software and, based on the good results, decided to expand their docWorks system.
Leta performs 2.6m pages digitization for the National Library of Latvia with docWorks
Latvian information agency Leta has significantly expanded their docWorks system. In the upcoming 14 months Leta will be working on a newspaper digitization project for the National Library of Latvia.
  
CD Imaging expands docWorks system
Singapore service provider CD Imaging has massively ramped up their docWorks system in order to digitize 500,000 Chinese newspaper pages.
Release of docWorks 7
We are very excited to announce the release of docWorks 7. docWorks 7 features automatic facial recognition and tagging, a new statistics tool called docInfo, and access to more OCR engines.
  
 Display solutions 
University Leuven buys MagicBox
We are very excited to announce that KU Leuven, Belgium's largest university, has bought a MagicBox for their library. The MagicBox comes with motion-activated lights to meet the library's high conservational standards for displaying light-sensitive materials.
Sharjah Library buys MagicBox
Sharjah is the third largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates and with two universities an important education hub in the golf region. The library, built in a traditional Arabic style but equipped with the most modern technology, holds more than 200,000 publications. Their MagicBox is prominently located in the public reception area.
  
University of North Dakota buys MagicBox
The University of North Dakota is the state’s oldest university. Widely regarded as the top university in the American Northern Plains region, the UND bought a MagicBox for its Chester Fritz Library, the largest library in North Dakota. 
Spartanburg County Public Libraries buy two MagicTouch Kiosks
Spartanburg County Public Libraries is located in the U.S. state of North Carolina and comprises ten library buildings and a bookmobile. They bought two of our new MagicTouch Kiosks, equipped with the latest version of MagicTouch.
  
Release of MagicTouch 2
We are happy to announce the release of MagicTouch 2. MagicTouch 2 offers the ability to create information touch points, store multiple projects, and easily import PDFs. We also developed a brand new statistics overview that lets you track your user’s actions and interests, but also identify overall visitor patterns.
Meet our Display solutions at Exponatec
We will exhibit our Display solutions at this year's Exponatec fair in Cologne, Germany (November 22–24). Please get in touch with us if you are interested in a meeting and a showcase.
  
 Press clipping software 
Auxipress runs newsWorks
We are happy to welcome Belgium media intelligence company Auxipress as new newsWorks user. newsWorks is our press clipping software, which is used by some of the world's most influential companies, public institutions and media monitoring agencies.
Hamburg Fire Department runs newsWorks
We also welcome the Hamburg Fire Department to the newsWorks family. Hamburg was the first German city to establish permanent fire watches in 1750. At that time the total number of firemen was 27, today Hamburg has 2,600 professional and 2,600 voluntary firemen.
  
 
Release of newsWorks 7
We just released newsWorks 7, which comes with an array of fundamental improvements, including a cleaned-up newsClip interface, vector-based PDF export, and an improved layout analysis for digital-born PDF.
 
  

Created: 10/24/2017 7:26
  


Please find below a wrap up of the past weeks. Lots of exciting things have happened or are happening at the moment.

Best wishes from Hamburg,
Your CCS-team
 
  
docWorks 
Hong Kong uses docWorks Pro
Hong Kong Central Library, the largest library in Hong Kong, chose docWorks Pro for their inhouse conversion efforts.
Welcome to the docWorks family!
WSL upgrades to docWorks Pro
Washington State Library has upgraded their docWorks Edition to Professional level.
KBNL uses Validator software
Following a trial project, the Royal Library of the Netherlands now officially uses CCS's Validator software to automatically verify scanned items and their metadata files. Validator can be easily added to docWorks.
UCD buys docWorks
University College Dublin, Ireland's largest university and one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities, has chosen docWorks Starter as their in-house conversion software.
  
Content Experience 
UoF buys MagicBox®
University of Florida bought a MagicBox® which will be installed in their in-house "exhibition world" in April.
New MagicTouch-Version
Just recently, we released an updated version of our MagicTouch software, which is the software running on the MagicBox®. Besides a more intuitive Control Center, the update provides the possibility to integrate more materials and more options to customize the user interface. MagicTouch is also available as a low-cost standalone solution, i.e. if you already have touch screens at your organisation and just need a software to flexibly arrange content across your devices.
Kiosk for MagicTouch
We now also offer a matching Kiosk system for the MagicTouch software. It comes in many colors and screen sizes to meet your specific needs. Please get in touch with Claus Gravenhorst to learn more.
President of Serbia impressed by MagicBox®
Tomislav Nikolic, President of Serbia, recently visited the University Belgrade Library and was utterly impressed by its MagicBox®.
The visit was widely covered in the Serbian news and television.
MagicBox® Tech at EuroShop
International trade fair construction company Winkels, working for high-caliber clients such as BMW, Dornbracht and Osram, used our MagicBox® technology and MagicTouch software on their own booth at EuroShop 2017 in Dusseldorf. The booth was awarded 1st prize in category "Best show—Small booth".
  
newsWorks 
Deutsche Kinemathek uses newsWorks
We welcome the Deutsche Kinemathek— Museum for film and TV to our newsWorks user group. Deutsche Kinemathek is a major German film archive, based in Berlin.
CCS now EASY Archive Partner
Easy Archive is a digital archival and retrieval system—simple, but powerful. You get one centralized and accessible repository of your documents and files. Each record has its own metadata, tags and security level. The system can be customized according to your specific work requirements and needs.
NIMMS uses newsWorks
NIMMS is a media monitoring service provider in Belfast, Northern Ireland, who has been providing media intelligence services locally and globally since 1998. Mile fáilte to the newsWorks family!
  

Misc 
Preview
Please note our fair dates for 2017:
  • 07–10 May 2017 – American Alliance of Museums, St. Louis
  • 23–26 June 2017 – ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition, Chicago
  • 05–07 July 2017 – LIBER Annual Conference, Patras
  • 16–18 August 2017 – IFLA News Media Section, Dresden
  • 19–25 August 2017 – IFLA World Library and Information Congress, Breslau
  • 21–24 October 2017 – ACTC Association of Science Technology Centers, San Jose
  • 04–06 October 2017 – FIBEP Kongress, Berlin
  • 22–24 November 2017 – Exponatec, Köln

We hope to see you at one of these events. In case you wish to arrange for a meeting please get in touch with Claus Gravenhorst or George Schlukbier.

Limited support during Easter holidays
Due to Easter holidays in Germany, we will have very limited support available from April 14 to April 17. In urgent cases, you can reach us for docWorks by phone at +49 40 227130-94 or by email at dWsupport@content-conversion.com or for newsWorks by phone at +49 40 227130-96 or by email at nWsupport@content-conversion.com.
  

Created: 4/4/2017 11:23
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