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  • iPhone App Development

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 14th Feb 2011

    We’ve been working on our first iPhone app. I can’t say much about it yet, but it’s fair to say that as a Microsoft shop, we’re just dipping our toes in to see what the waters like. We’re not ready to make a big contribution to Steve Jobs retirement fund just yet. Seems you can’t develop for the iPhone without shelling out on an Intel based Mac. Our resident instant Apple expert has been hacking away on a VM installation of OS

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  • The Only Constant is Change

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 10th Feb 2011

    Got another lesson today in how business requirements continue to change long after you thought the software that fulfilled those requirements was finished. I’ve been working on exporting some scanned images from our digitising department to plug into Diamond Fire for one of our customers. We have an in-house indexing system that the scanners use, and a front end tool to generate an import file in any format we need for the customer to

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  • Installing a New Generation of Scanners

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 10th Feb 2011

    Document scanners have come so far in recent years, with image quality and speed improving fantastically. I was onsite with the Geological Survey of Ireland recently replacing their 10-year old model with a Colortrac SmartLF Gx+ 42 scanner and providing them with training on it. The team there were amazed at how much quicker the new scanner was. It’ll certainly make their job quicker and easier. There is a whole new generation of hig

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  • Mallon Undertake EPA Digitising Project

    By Andrew Bennett | Sat 13th Nov 2010

    Mallon Technology are undertaking the digitising of river charts for the Environmental Protection Agency, Dublin. The project involves the capture of 85,000 charts and completion will be phased over a three year period. Data loggers are used to monitor trends in water levels in rivers throughout Ireland. The data retrieved varies on a weekly basis and these results are used for the creation of future plans for flood defences for Ir

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  • Data Capture Project for Department of the Environment

    By Andrew Bennett | Sat 13th Nov 2010

    Mallon Technology has been awarded the contract to capture all personnel and subject files for the Department of the Environment in Ireland. The Department of the Environment, like many other central government organisations has decided to implement an enterprise wide document management system. One of the key challenges in doing this is capturing critical data and making it usable for all stakeholders within the organisation. Mallo

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  • Mallon Win County Council Planning Projects

    By Andrew Bennett | Sat 13th Nov 2010

    Mallon Technology, through the competitive tender process, has been awarded two six figure projects which entail the GIS and the file capture of planning applications. The first of these is for Cavan County Council. The project is expected to take eight months to complete and includes the scanning of over 13,800 planning files. Tara Spain, Senior Planner at Cavan County Council, commented We have chosen Mallon Technology due to their previo

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  • Laois County Council take full Diamond Suite

    By Andrew Bennett | Sat 13th Nov 2010

    Laois County Council have signed an agreement with Mallon Technology to utilise the Diamond Product set and future modules over the next 5 years. Under the agreement Laois County Council will benefit from a fully managed application portfolio which will manage a large portion of the councils administrative functions. Laois County Council have currently implemented the Diamond Park It system, Diamond Litter and Diamond Fire. Over the

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  • Mallon appointed SmartLF reseller

    By Andrew Bennett | Tue 7th Sep 2010

    Allied Images, suppliers of large format scanning solutions, is pleased to announce that Mallon Technology, Cookstown, Northern Ireland, has been appointed as an accredited reseller in an agreement that covers the Colortrac SmartLF range. Allied Images are the exclusive UK distributor for Colortrac’s range of scanners including Series 4e, SmartLF and FB24120 flatbed. SmartLF is a high performance colour/monochrome large format scanner wi

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