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August 17, 2018

(D-Tech International Ltd) D-Tech International announced its new reseller, Ristech Company Inc. to serve the Canadian library market. Ristech is a leading global distributor of automated digitization solutions. Ristech currently offers a broad selection of products, including document, micrographic, large format and book scanners. Beginning immediately, Ristech will sell D-Tech’s full range of library solutions including self-service solutions: computeIT laptop lending, holdIT reservations/pickup for remote locations, and lendIT modular lending; perimeter-based security systems: radio-frequency (RF), electromagnetic (EM) and radio-frequency identification (RFID) and related labels.

February 7, 2017

(D-Tech International Ltd) D-Tech International announced that it is the recipient of the 2017 Modern Library Platinum Award for its ComputeIT laptop lending kiosk system and also recipient of the 2017 Modern Library Gold Award for its innovative RFID solutions. D-Tech has received both awards in LibraryWorks' third annual Modern Library Awards. The MLAs were created to recognize the top product innovations in the library industry. Products were submitted in the fall using a simple application and were then posted on a private site with an enhanced description and attendant materials. These products were batched into small groups and sent to the library database of more than 80,000 librarians at public, K-12, academic, and special libraries. Only customers with experience with these products in their facility were permitted to judge the products, resulting in a truly unbiased score. Each judge scored the product on a numerical basis from 1-10 on a series of questions regarding functionality, value, customer service, etc.

January 31, 2017

(D-Tech International Ltd) D-Tech International announced the introduction of appIT, a library app developed exclusively for patrons to use on mobile devices. The library app is the first app of its kind in the library market and has been designed and developed by D-Tech. Utilizing either barcode or RFID technology, D-Tech has developed the library app to perform multiple functions that would have been previously performed at the physical location. These features include checkout of items, checking of account status, account payments, renew items, check library locations and hours of operation, chat with a librarian and more. The app also has the capability to switch the RFID tag’s security OFF to allow full integration with all RFID implementations.

June 23, 2014

(D-Tech International Ltd) D-Tech International announced it is acquiring a multimillion-pound investment through its accounting firm BDO.

February 21, 2013

(D-Tech International Ltd) D-Tech announced the installation of their eVendit self-service public computer vending system at Robbins Library in Arlington, Massachusetts. The eVendit allows patrons the freedom to use public laptop computers anywhere in the library.

January 11, 2012

(D-Tech International Ltd) D-Tech International Ltd announced that Emmett Erwin has joined D-Tech International as Vice-President of Business Development USA.

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