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Press Release: Crowley to Demonstrate New Scanners, Host Award-Winning Author at National Library Conference

Frederick, Md. and Chicago, Il. – The Crowley Company (Crowley) will showcase new scan systems at the 2017 Annual American Library Association Conference (ALA). ALA attendees will participate in hands-on demonstrations of Crowley’s wide range of scanning solutions, including the new Crowley ODS book and document scanner in Booth 2438 beginning Friday, June 24th. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet Barnes and Noble 2016 Discover Fiction Award winner, author Abby Geni on Saturday and Sunday in the Crowley booth. Vendor/End-user Collaboration Crowley vice president of sales and marketing, Matthew McCabe, states, “As a company, we strive for the…

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Press Release: Shelley Receives AIA Advanced Vision Professional Certification

Frederick, Md. and Basingstoke, UK – Christopher Crowley, president of The Crowley Company, is pleased to announce that electronics engineer Xander Shelley became part of an elite group this week when he passed the AIA Certified Vision Professional (CVP) Advanced Level exam. Shelley is now one of just 166 advanced-level certified individuals worldwide. The CVP program is offered by AIA, the world’s largest global vision and imaging trade group. AIA serves more than 330 member companies from 32 countries, including manufacturers of vision components and systems, system integrators, distributors, OEMs, end users, consulting firms, academic institutions and research groups directly…

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Happy Hanksgiving, Part Four

What a difference four years makes! When we first followed Hank, the beloved English bulldog of Crowley’s technical support administrator, Cassie Hahn, around the halls of Crowley three years ago he was a small ball of pudge waddling past adoring employees and modeling atop patron book scanners. Since then, Hank and Crowley have come together each “Hanksgiving” to reflect on the many things for which we at Crowley are thankful (and this year we’ve added Hank’s thanks as well). We are thankful for: Innovation and Curiosity. We are certainly thankful for the empowering spirit of innovation and the bright minds…

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Press Release: MACHCAM 71MP Machine Vision Cameras to Demo at Vision Fair

Frederick, Maryland U.S.A. – Christopher Crowley, president of The Crowley Company, announces the formal entry of the MACHCAM 71MP Machine Vision Camera to the international market. The MACHCAM 71 cameras can be seen for the first time internationally in Booth 1D88 at the upcoming VISION Fair in Stuttgart, Germany November 8-10. It is available for single use application, as an inspection camera, or as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) product. “This is a natural fit with our manufacturing arm,” says Crowley. “For decades, we have engineered some of the most reputable analog and digital imaging systems in the world. We’ve…

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Staying Power: A Conversation with The Crowley’s

The following blog post is an article published last month in IDMi Magazine. When one considers the changes in technology in the analog and digital imaging industries over the past four decades, it seems nearly impossible that a small firm has been able to survive – and thrive – while remaining an independent entity in a very narrow, niche market. Yet for 36 years, The Crowley Company has been a staple in the worlds of archival preservation, digitization and records management. Today, the future seems no less bright as the firm’s ownership continues to seek opportunities to serve an industry…

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Press Release: Crowley Introduces MACHCAM 71MP Machine Vision Camera; International Distributors Signed

Frederick, Maryland U.S.A. – Christopher Crowley, president of The Crowley Company, announces the formal entry of the MACHCAM 71MP Machine Vision Camera to the international market. “This is a natural fit with our manufacturing arm,” says Crowley. “For years, our Mekel Technology, Wicks and Wilson, HF Processors and Extek Microsystems divisions have engineered some of the most reputable analog and digital imaging systems in the world. By necessity, this has entailed working with a wide variety of the best cameras and sensors available. Creating this 71MP camera is a natural extension for us. We’ve designed a high-resolution camera that can…

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Press Release: Crowley to Showcase Imaging Solutions and Services at IFLA Conference

Frederick, Md. and Columbus, Oh. – Global imaging leader The Crowley Company (Crowley) will partner with Zeutschel GmBH (Zeutschel) to showcase new scan systems and library technologies at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Conference and Assembly beginning Sunday, August 14th. For the first time in 15 years, the international conference will be held stateside in Columbus, OH. IFLA attendees can participate in hands-on demonstrations of numerous front-end capture scan systems in Booths C105 and C106 including the new 18 MP UScan+ HD Universal Film Scanner, Zeutschel chrome scan system and more. Global Presence For 20 years,…

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Seeing Clearly: Shelley Receives AIA Vision Certification

We recently received the good news that electronics engineer Xander Shelley, who helps to turn the nuts, bolts and cameras of Crowley scanners into high-quality imaging machines at our Basingstoke (UK) manufacturing facility, became a Basic Level Certified Vision Professional. He is one of 363 individuals in the world who hold this certification, which is only offered through AIA – the global association for vision information. It is good for three years and must be maintained through ongoing education. Xander was in Boston, Mass. at the AIA Vision Show this May to take the exam and to help The Crowley…

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Expanding Our Vision: The Crowley MACHCAM 71MP Hits the Road

What am I doing at the AIA Vision Show in Boston in a booth without a scanner? Short answer: I’m helping to launch Crowley’s brand new imaging and machine vision camera, the MACHCAM 71MP. Longer answer? I’m learning. A lot. This is a vertical with which we’ve had much in common, but always from the client side. Today, we’re vendors of – from what I have seen – one of the most exciting new products on the floor (well, in truth, the robots may be more eye-catching, but their vision isn’t as good as ours). How did we get here?…

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Press Release: CeBIT 2016 Offers International Forum for Crowley Scan Systems; Complimentary Expo Passes Available

Frederick, Maryland U.S.A. and Hannover, Germany – Opening March 14, 2016, Germany’s CeBIT is the world’s largest trade fair showcasing digital IT and telecommunications solutions. According to The Crowley Company president, Christopher Crowley, the conference creates an ideal forum for the firm to demonstrate and introduce its line of document and microfilm digital scan and retrieval systems. “We have an extensive international reseller network for our own manufactured products,” explains Crowley, “and we also represent several international products in the U.S. market. CeBIT allows us the opportunity to show what’s new, see what’s new and to meet face-to-face with our…

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