As a museum curator, archivist or conservator you might understand how valuable art work is and how much it could be worth. In any industry with art work, the thought of losing a valuable piece can make you stressed and might keep you from creating new pieces or keep you from other tasks you may have. The WideTek36 art scanner provides a solution for your art work needs.

Docuvan partners with Image Access, Inc. to bring you ease of mind with offering a solution that would preserve your art work and continue increasing the value of the pieces. The WideTek36 artwork scanners enables contact free scanning of works of art like oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, charcoal and pastel drawings, mixed media collages and antique works of art. Similar to scanning delegate archives, the WideTek36 art scanner has a simple process and easy to use technology for any user.

Why Preserve Your Art?

As any artist would say, art has a sense of character and the quality of each and every piece of art needs to keep its value preserved. As art pieces age they start to degrade and simply scanning these can lengthen their life. Being able to digitally keep track of your art pieces even after they are no longer viewable can be valuable for your company.

Why the WideTek36 Art Scanner?

Some features include the following:

  • Scans art or other material 914 x 1524 mm / 36 x 60 inches wide
  • Maximum scan height of 100 mm / 4 inches
  • Document thickness of 200 mm / 8 inches (E.g. Canvas up to max. 100 mm in a frame up to 200 mm thickness)
  • Fastest color scanning at 42.2 mm/s / 1.66 inch/s @ 300 dpi
  • Fastest 3D texture color scanning at 21.1 mm/s / 0.83 inch/s @ 300dpi
  • 600 x 600 dpi optical resolution
  • On the fly rotation while scanning facilitates post-processing
  • Face up scanning (no more “blind”scanning)

Our Scanning Services

Docuvan offers multiple scanning solutions that could preserve your art work. With technology this advanced, you can now keep your art work whether its physically with you or digitally scanned in files that can only be accessed by specified personnel.

The WideTek36 art scanner puts those curators, archivists, and conservators at ease with the simplicity of scanning art work that has extreme value. Check out the video below for a quick demonstration and contact Docuvan for a quote on your valuable pieces of artwork.

Fine Art Scanners

In 2016, Image Access began developing a new type of large format scanner, specifically designed to scan fine art. In March of 2017, the first WideTEK 36ART fine art scanner was introduced at the CeBIT Technology Fair in Hannover, Germany.

Up to now, scanning and digitizing fine art has been done primarily off-site, by photographers with large camera studio setups where the art to be scanned has to be taken out of its environment and brought to the studio. Not only is this a logistical issue but also costly and time consuming. And the work of art is no longer available for viewing until it is returned.

With the introduction of the WideTEK ART scanners, Image Access makes it possible to scan fine art without the need for complicated camera studio setups. Ideally, the scanner can sit in a museum for scanning entire collections or can be driven around in a mobile setup. An ingenious system for space-saving transport, as well as simple and fast setup and dismantling make the scanner the ideal mobile tool for digitization service providers, which can now deliver their services directly in the museums, galleries or exhibitions.

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3D Art scanning


The Docuvan Team travel all over Australia, undertaking scanning projects from 1 day to many months.  If you have sensitive or confidential documents you would like to scan, or some that you need access to on a daily basis, we would be happy to discuss your needs and put a solution together for you. This could be scanning them for you or helping you setup your own scanning solution! However, if you are happy for us to collect the documents and scan them in our secure facility in Melbourne we can help you with that as well.

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