“Making digitisation better, faster and cheaper”Impact Centre of Competence
What is the Impact Centre of Competence?
The Impact Centre of Competence in Digitisation is a not for profit organisation, comprised of public and private institutions, with the mission to make the digitisation of historical printed text “better, faster, cheaper”. It provides tools, services and facilities to further advance the state-of-the-art in the field of document imaging, language technology and the processing of historical text.
Who is behind the Impact Centre of Competence?
The Impact Centre of Competence is governed by a Board of institutions (premium members) and it is located at the facilities of the Fundación Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes in Madrid. The daily management of the IMPACT Centre is performed by a Manager, a Director, a Scientific and Technological Director and the Chair of the Executive Board.
What are the benefits of joining the Impact Centre of Competence?
Connection to a unique network
Bringing together different communities of digitisation practitioners, content holders, researchers, technical experts, and service providers.
Support to showcase
Test and evaluate the latest OCR tools and techniques.
Documentation on tools for OCR and language processing
With links to the tool providers.
Access to digitisation expertise
Learning resources and online training.
Working group & New projects
Participation in special working groups on digitisation standards and access to new projects and funding opportunities.
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The Impact Centre of Competence works in conjunction with the following initiatives.Alliances