ImageMAKER Development Inc.
ImageMAKER Development Inc. has been producing imaging solutions since 1990.
From the beginning, our focus has been on the development and delivery of OEM
and Corporate solutions for the next generation of automated electronic document conversion
and imaging applications like eDiscovery, E-Mail Archiving, Compliance Management, Enterprise
Content Management (ECM), Transcript Management, Document Workflow, Document
Collection, Document Conversion, Document Archiving, Unified Messaging and Fax.
ImageMAKER Development prides itself on being able to meet the demanding standards of our
customers, including the provision of quality technical support, pre-sales support, priority access
to senior development engineers, and customized software development services.
Customers include Microsoft, Nortel, Hewlett Packard, IBM, FileNet, Kofax, Canon,
Cisco, Nippon Telephone and Telegraph, T-Mobile, Alcatel, Tiscali, Telecom Finland (Telia Sonera),
the Government of New Brunswick, and many customers in our target markets including eDiscovery
Service Bureaus, Law Firms, Corporate Legal Departments, Corporate IT Departments, Telcos, Fax
Server Vendors, and Fax Service Bureaus. ImageMAKER is an IBM Enterprise Content Management
Partner and Certified Ringtail Service Partner.
ImageMAKER Development’s best-of-breed world-class products that meet identified customer
needs for document image processing are:
ImageMAKER Discovery Assistant is an affordable, feature-rich, robust, scalable e-Discovery
Software Application that enables the user to quickly capture all electronic files from CD's and
local or network drives for conversion to TIFF or PDF. Users can stamp a unique Bates Number
on each page, and export the resulting data, including text and hidden metadata to many
leading case management software packages, including Ringtail, Summation, Concordance and
others, ready for detailed review and analysis by the legal team.
ImageMAKER Document Conversion tools specifically designed to assist corporations to
convert their Windows documents - letters, memos, e-mail messages, presentations, CAD
drawings - to TIFF or PDF ready for input into a document management systems, or send as
attachments through an e-mail server, or faxed as imaged documents through a fax server. The
conversion tools can be customized to meet customer specifications.
ImageMAKER TIFF Print Drivers for stand-alone use and OEM distribution support conversion
of printable documents to TIFF, JPEG, and PDF images in multiple resolutions, sizes and
orientations. Print drivers are available for all Windows platforms and support of a wide range of
1. ImageMAKER Discovery Assistant.
Electronic Discovery or eDiscovery is the process for gathering, reviewing, and managing documents
originating from computers. Electronic Discovery is important in the management of large
evidentiary collections from electronic repositories. Attorneys use Electronic Discovery services in
litigation and antitrust work, and in other situations when electronic documents including e-mail
and its attachments must be reviewed and produced to another party in a uniform file format like
TIFF or PDF.
Discovery Assistant has been designed to fully automate the electronic document conversion
process necessary for Electronic Discovery and is based on the Telco grade proven proprietary
technology of ImageMAKER Development’s Server Based Document Conversion Engine that for
the past 18 years has been successfully implemented throughout the world by leading technology
companies for Fax, Unified Messaging, Email and Document Delivery and Storage applications.
Discovery Assistant is a feature-rich, robust, scalable and easy to use e-Discovery solution that
enables the user to quickly capture all electronic files from CD's and local or network drives,
convert them to TIFF or PDF, stamp a unique Bates Number on each page and export the
resulting data, including hidden metadata, to many leading case management software
packages, including Ringtail, CT Summation and Concordance, ready for detailed review and
analysis by the legal team. It can easily make use of integrated search capability and near duplicate
detection to increase relevance and decrease size of the resulting export packages.
Discovery Assistant is:
- Scalable to millions of conversions per day.
- Simple to install and use.
- Powerful customizable feature set.
- Custom Development and Support available.
Discovery Assistant provides:
- Automated ‘one button’ conversion of source documents to TIFF, PDF, and/or Paper
while extracting hidden MetaData and Text.
- Identification and removal of duplicate files and blank pages.
- Keeps track of every single file, while maintaining parent child relationships, with full audit
trail and reporting tools.
- Informative, integrated, simple to use user interface to manage terabytes of conversions.
- Users can choose between one or more output options without having to change
- Ability to step backwards and forwards throughout the process, correcting any conversion
- Automated processing of compound documents, including ZIP, PST, NSF and MSG files
- Universal date and time stamp handling for accurate chronologies.
- Distributed processing over hundreds of computers to handle the most demanding projects.
- Capability of processing several projects simultaneously.
- Automated preparation of slip-sheets, output files, and log data.
- Integrated search capability to rapidly locate documents of interest from any supported source
- Near-duplicate detection to locate and group related documents
- Export results to leading case management tools including Ringtail, Concordance, CT
Summation and others.
ImageMAKER Development is a Certified Ringtail Service Partner.
Discovery Assistant offers Litigation Service Providers, Corporate users, Forensic Firms and Law
Firms advanced features and proven success for handling their critical e-Discovery needs.
Litigation Service Providers gain a competitive advantage through lower acquisition cost with a
one-time up-front payment without hidden or meter charges, short staff training cycle, priority
access to senior support and development staff with quick turn-around on problem reports,
customization where needed, ease of use, faster and superior rendering of TIFF images.
Corporate users find it much cheaper (by a factor of 10) to do the conversions in-house rather
than to use an outside service bureau. Customizability of Discovery Assistant is important in their
Law Firms realize professional, quality results for file converting at lower cost and faster
turnaround than outsourcing. Basic interests are to save their clients money, improve turnaround,
and keep better control over confidential information.
Full details are available from our web site http://discoveryassistant.com
2. ImageMAKER Batch Converter.
The ImageMAKER Batch Converter, is an end-user product specifically designed to
assist corporations to convert their Windows documents - letters, memos, e-mail messages,
presentations, CAD drawings - to TIFF or PDF ready for input into their document management
systems, attach to e-mail messages or pass on to a fax server. It is built using ImageMAKER's
award winning automated document conversion technology that for the past 18 years has been
successfully implemented throughout the world by leading technology companies for Fax, Unified
Messaging, Email, Wireless and Document Delivery and Storage applications.
The ImageMAKER Batch Converter is a feature-rich, robust and easy to use utility
capable of handling the most demanding automated conversion project. Firms in the financial,
medical and engineering sectors use the product to streamline their document management
Full details are available from our web site http://www.conversionserver.com
2.1 ImageMAKER Server Based Document Conversion Engine.
The ImageMAKER Server Based Document Conversion Engine automatically
converts batches of electronic documents to TIFF Group IV file format and stores them in a
designated file folder with support for logging and advanced process monitoring - 'auto-close'
dialogs, 'auto-kill' applications, and other support features to help un-stick problem conversions.
Upgrade path to Carrier Grade server clustering, with one master server controlling multiple
conversion engines through a round-robin process with improved reliability through redundancy
and improved throughput with the addition of more processors. TIFF Class F (faxable TIFF at
204x196 dpi), higher resolutions and other output file formats like JPEG, PNG, PDF, etc. are also
Electronic Mail (PST, MSG and ZIP files) pre-processing upgrade for ImageMAKER
Server Based Document Conversion Engine. Automated conversions of Microsoft email
messages in batch mode to TIFF Group IV file format or TIFF Class F (faxable TIFF at 204x196
dpi) file format. Supports RTF (Rich Text Formatted), HTML and MIME (internet format), and TXT
formatted messages. Automatically extract messages from PST files (Microsoft Message Archival
/ Personal Folder File) and MSG files (Microsoft Outlook message file). Extracts and converts all
recognized attachments, including documents from ZIP files.
2.2 ImageMAKER Kodak Archive Writer Pre-processor.
The ImageMAKER Kodak Archive Writer Pre-processor is a Visual Windows based
application offered as an upgrade for ImageMAKER Server Based Document Conversion Engine
and converts source documents to TIFF or PDF ready to output to the Kodak Document Archive
Writer. Support for image orientation (comic mode / cine mode), single and multi-page files, G3
and G4 compression, List files, and multi-level indexing.
Full details are available from our web site http://www.conversionserver.com
3. OEM Products
The ImageMAKER Imaging Toolkit can be used to connect end user applications with
existing fax communication products. Supported uses for these tools include client software fax
print drivers for Network Fax Servers, fax imaging tools used in Computer Telephony Integration
(CTI) applications, and document conversion tools for use within Unified Messaging, Wireless
and Document Management applications.
- TIFF Print Drivers for all Windows platforms (95, 98, ME, XP, NT 4.0, Win2000, Win
2003, Windows Terminal Server and Citrix and for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows XP,
Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Vista, Windows 7, etc.)
- Server based automated Document Conversion from Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML,
Acrobat, Word Perfect, and other common document file formats to TIFF/JPEG/PDF.
- Cover Page Generator and Cover Page Designer.
- Annotation Viewer.
- Imaging libraries for embedded fax applications.
The ImageMAKER TIFF Print Driver, Document Conversion Engine, and other imaging tools
are world-leading, market-proven, multi-platform OEM software components that have been
integrated into many top selling fax, unified messaging, automated electronic document
conversion and document delivery applications of over 500 OEM's, including Microsoft Mail,
Microsoft Small Business Server, Lotus Domino FAX Server and products from T-Mobile, Tiscali,
Eastman Kodak, FileNet, Kofax, Canon, EasyLink (Mail.com), MessageClick, MCI, IBM, Hewlett
Packard, Cable & Wireless, Motorola AirCommunications, Nortel Networks, Cisco, Nippon
Telephone and Telegraph International, Telecom Finland (Telia Sonera), Alcatel and many more
with over 55 million client installs around the world.
For full details visit our web sites:
4. Custom Development Services.
ImageMAKER Development offers a complete and flexible range of cost effective
services to ensure rapid, seamless integration and premium ongoing product support. Our
Custom Development Services offering complements your team with integration advice and
development expertise gained from hundreds of integration project in applications like Document
Conversion, Email, CTI, MFD (Multi Functional Device) and Fax Servers.
Custom Development Services are delivered by professionals who have on average
fifteen years of experience in the business with industry leaders such as Microsoft, Lucent
Technologies, and others. We work on a time and materials or fixed price basis, based on our
ImageMAKER Key Team Members
Mr. Ken Davies - President and Chief Technical Officer.
Mr. Davies has 25+ years development experience in software technology. Formerly Mr. Davies
has held senior programmer positions in MPR (Microtel Pacific Research) and Microsoft. He is
founder of Spittin' Image Software (SIS), an imaging software development company with annual
revenue in excess of $1 million from world-class companies such as Nortel Networks, Microsoft,
Lucent Technologies (AT&T), Cable & Wireless, MCI, Omtool and AVT RightFax. Mr. Davies has
written the software for the core components of ImageMAKER, a product included in the Fax Print
Drivers, Fax Viewer, Fax Cover Page Generator, etc. Mr. Davies currently is the holder of the
international patent # 5,634,795 as it relates to another of his developed products in the name of
Colorcube. Mr. Davies completed his undergraduate education at Queens University, Kingston,
Ontario, and was awarded an honors Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1982.
Mr. Charles Wangersky – Vice President Engineering.
As a programmer/analyst Mr. Wangersky has extensive experience in designing, deploying and
operating IP based software applications. He has worked extensively in the fields of hardware
and software development and integration, most recently as lead developer of numerous projects
at Spittin’ Image Software (SIS) for the past 12+ years. Additionally, he has worked with Logical
Software as project lead for several projects involving CTI, and KEA Systems (now part of
Attachmate) as senior developer on their KEAterm 420, and ZSTEM 320 and 340 projects.
Educated at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree
in Computer and System Engineering. Mr. Wangersky has been professionally involved with the
computer industry since the S-100 days, with imaging for 20 years, with communication for 19
years, and with networks and networking for 10 years; and holds a patent, for a Cage Culture
Turbidostat, arising out of unrelated work in 1978 and 1979.
Mr. John Omielan - Senior Developer and Assistant Technical
Mr. Omielan started programming over 30 years ago. In addition to teaching
and tutoring math, he has over 20 years of programming experience with different computer types,
operating systems and languages. He has worked on a wide range of tasks for larger companies like
Westpac Bank in Australia, Microsoft, and GTE Enterprise Solutions, plus multiple smaller
companies. At ImageMaker, John wrote the code to handle several types of JPEG and LZW-compressed
TIFF file formats, the Discovery Assistant search programs (text search, metadata filtering and
finding near duplicates), extracting embedded files from Office documents and PDF files, a generic
print program using a script language, and other functionality, mainly for Discovery Assistant.
John received his Joint Honours Bachelor of Math degree in Applied Math and Computer Science at
the University of Waterloo in 1987, and his Master of Science degree in Applied Math at the
University of British Columbia in 1991.
Mr. Stan Hilckmann - VP of Sales and Marketing.
Mr. Hilckmann is a Commerce Graduate from the Netherlands. He has been instrumental over
the past 15 years to the overall success of the ImageMAKER product line. Prior to his function as
VP of Sales and Marketing for the ImageMAKER product line, he was active as an independent
Consultant in establishing channels of distribution and merchandizing projects for companies like
IBM and Epson. Mr. Hilckmann gained his expertise in this field through his many years with
Hewlett Packard where he was responsible for the sales and marketing of their consumer
products in Western Canada, and subsequently to this by establishing and implementing a sales
and marketing program for Sperry / Unisys to support their entry into the personal computer
Mr. Winston Wong – Sales Account Manager
Mr. Wong joined ImageMAKER Development in 1997. Mr. Wong implements sales and marketing programs,
and administrates the business functions for the ImageMAKER Product Line. In addition to maintaining
client relationships, he is responsible for adding new customers from the various markets that
ImageMAKER serves. Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser
University (Burnaby, BC, Canada), which includes a Joint Major in Marketing and Communications
plus four workplace practicum terms. Mr. Wong is a former employee of eBay and also has conducted
marketing consulting for companies in the sales, travel, retail and commercial maintenance
ImageMAKER Development Inc.
#102 - 416 6th Street
New Westminster, B.C.
Canada V3L 3B2
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