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New CCS app: Titanic UK


Following the Titanic NY app that recaptured the first week of press coverage in New York, our new app – created in cooperation with BrightSolid – focuses on the area around Titanic’s departure harbour in South England and the regional press reaction to one of the deadliest maritime disasters in history. See for yourself and enjoy getting in touch with scarce Zeitgeist documents of this still so present tragedy.



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CCS is your partner for challenging digitization tasks.
Preserve knowledge and make it accessible.
Software for professional Digital Libraries.
Knowing what is happening.
Software for professional media monitoring.
A masterpiece of logistics.
Services for digitization projects.
Bring content to life.
Display solutions for magical visitor experiences.

Content Conversion Specialists

We are a software company specializing in the fields of Digital Libraries.
In this areas our products are among the best in the world.

About CCS

Who we are

What drives us since 1976 is the question of how we can make knowledge more accessible by using technology. We develop intelligent software to digitize archives and bundle news. We design innovative display systems to present content in an interactive and exciting way. Our customers include the world’s most prestigious and advanced libraries, publishers and content providers. Welcome to CCS.

Why CCS

  • – 40 years of experience
  • – Leader in software and workflow automation
  • – Quality “Made in Germany”
  • – Continuing development and innovation of products
  • – Leader in library software
  • – Member of most important XML committees

Contact persons

CCS Dr. Gerald Schreiber

CEO
Dr. Gerald Schreiber
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CCS Ciprian Dinu

CEO Romania
Ciprian Dinu
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Lutz Nahold, Sales Director

Sales Director
Lutz Nahold
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CCS Jennifer Oxley

Sales Coordinator
Jennifer Oxley
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CCS Siobhán Bolli

Project Manager
Siobhán Bolli
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CCS Stefan von der Heide

Head of Software Development
Stefan von der Heide
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CCS Adi Vijulie

Technical Support
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Finance/ Controlling
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Library

CCS docWorks Digital Library Digitisation Conversion

docWorks

docWorks is a software program used by the most renowned libraries, publishing houses, and archives worldwide to digitize and convert their valuable library holdings and archives for easy access, searchability, and long-term preservation. “Digitize” means the transformation of printed documents to digital images—i.e., by scanning pages and receiving JPGs, TIFFs, or PDFs. To create a truly searchable digital library, these images need to be “converted” into intelligent units using OCR (text recognition) and zoning (the identification of headlines, text blocks and images on a page). docWorks is the only software that bundles all necessary conversion steps in a single, smooth workflow. Various docWorks editions guarantee a custom-fit solution for your project, be it a small collection or a National Library.
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Why a Digital Library

  • – Easy access to a worldwide audience
  • – Much better, faster and more comprehensive search
  • – Foundation for long-term preservation
  • – Holdings are available for second-cycle exploitation

Why docWorks

  • – Single, smooth workflow with central control center
  • – Time savings due to streamlined and automated process
  • – No expensive errors from false copying or lost data shipments
  • – Consistent, standardized output
  • – Easily upscalable, from thousands to millions of pages

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How docWorks works

docWorks “converts” scanned images, which means that the information contained in the scanned pages is identified. The two essential conversion steps are OCR and the segmentation of the document in logical units (articles, chapters, etc.). Only through OCR can a scanned page be searchable, and zoning and structure recognition ensure that relevant search results are displayed. The conversion process runs through different steps: Following import, the scanned images are “cropped,” meaning they are cut to a consistent size. This step is followed by zoning (segmentation of the page by classified blocks and columns) and the editing of structure (paragraph, chapter, article), text correction and metadata. Next comes a standardized output of the data in METS/ALTO files, which are stored in the archive and fed into the presentation system. Every workflow step consists of an automatic analysis executed by docWorks and a manual correction. This correction can be done by the docWorks user, or it can be outsourced to specialized service partners (see Digitization Services to learn more).

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Validator

Validator is a software designed to help organizations validate their digitized data. This is especially helpful if some of the scanning or conversion work has been outsourced to a third-party vendor. Validator will automatically check if the digital files meet the demanded specifications — are all XML files well formed, are files missing, do image files have the right compression, is meta data consistent etc. Validator will provide the user with initial reports and will also suggest random samples for manual checking.
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itemTracking

A very helpful tool to keep track of all documents during the digitization and conversion process is the browser-based tracking and monitoring module called itemTracking. Each document is labeled with a barcode that allows you to follow the conversion status of the item. Access to itemTracking is possible from any Internet-connected computer — so you can manage, monitor, and analyze your digitization projects at any time, from anywhere.


Services

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What are Digitization Services

Implementation of the entire digitization process — selecting the documents, scanning them, monitoring the conversion steps, and the final filing — can be done directly by the docWorks user, or it can be outsourced to a qualified, CCS-affiliated service partner. Besides being technically challenging, multimillion-page projects are also very ambitious in terms of logistics. To meet these special demands, CCS has developed its customized Digitization Services for project and process management, to ensure a smooth, careful, and economical conversion of your valuable materials and to convey all the benefits of renowned docWorks technology.
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Presentation

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MagicBox

Introducing MagicBox® — an innovative display cabinet that merges the physical and the digital, creating fascinating new ways of presenting original and animated content. Print publications, usually limited to a look-only display spread, will now be fully tangible at the fingertips of the audience. Physical objects can be combined with video or interactive 3D renderings to enhance the understanding of their functionality. The MagicBox® enriches exhibitions not only with additional information, but by making them truly memorable experiences.

Experience more with every touch

MagicBox® works with a special touch-screen that is incorporated in the front glass of the display case. The magic: the screen is transparent. This makes it possible to superimpose digital images, videos and 3D renderings on the exhibited object while keeping the same object visible at all time. Because of the touch functionality, visitors are able to control and interact with the exhibited materials, experiencing them with all senses.

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CCS docWorks digitizationServices MagicBox App iPad Apps User Experience Digital Library Digitization Conversion Scanning Book Software Display Presentation Audience

CCS docWorks digitizationServices MagicBox App iPad Apps User Experience Digital Library Digitization Conversion Scanning Book Software Display Presentation Audience

CCS docWorks digitizationServices MagicBox App iPad Apps User Experience Digital Library Digitization Conversion Scanning Book Software Display Presentation Audience

Clients

MagicBox® is used by a variety of different museums, libraries and companies, all united in the aim to provide their visitors the most informative and exciting way to experience their collections and archives. Institutions that use the MagicBox® are the National Library of Vietnam, Leica Camera, University of Florida, Irish Distillers, Slovak National Library, University of Belgrade, Cleveland Public Library, Leuven University, Gold Coast Libraries, Guinness, Lancaster University and many more.

MagicTouch

For MagicBox® we developed MagicTouch — an all new content management software that lets you easily create stunning multimedia presentations. MagicTouch is not restricted to the MagicBox, it can be used for all your touch screens. Exhibitions and digital signage installations can be freely edited by in-house staff without the need to consult (and pay) external agencies for each modification. Let your visitors browse images, flip through publications, navigate maps, watch video or even interact with 3D renderings — all in one beautiful and intuitive touch interface.

MagicTouch Kiosk

MagicTouch Kiosk is a plug-and-play touch-screen solution for museums, showrooms and reception areas. It features a brilliant Full HD multi-touch display with a seamless all-glass surface and stereo sound. The display is available in sizes 32″ and 42″. The anodized aluminum pedestal comes in your color of choice to perfectly blend in with your exhibition design. MagicTouch Kiosk is your cost-efficient entry into the world of multimedia.


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CCS Content Conversion Specialists GmbH

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