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Breeding, Marshall. Two major lawsuits jolt library automation industry.
December 2009. Smart Libraries Newsletter.
In recent months, two major lawsuits have been filed in the the library automationindustry. Queens Borough Public Library filed a complaint on July 2, 2009 against SirsiDynix for breach of contract and 3M has filed suit against EnvisionWare for patent infringement. Both of these lawsuits address interesting issues that bring pivotal libraryautomation legal concerns to the surface. Neither accusation has been proven, and both are still pending legal action or settlement. The complaints filed with the courts stand as public documents exposing the plaintiffs’ concerns in detail. The defendant’s response to those claims may not become public until the issue comes before a court, or may never be disclosed if the parties settle out of court. While major lawsuits attract much attention, they must be considered skeptically until both sides of the matter can be understood.
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July 28, 2021.
Volaris Group acquires EnvisionWare.
Volaris Group, announced that it has acquired EnvisionWare, a provider of technology solutions for public libraries. EnvisionWare is based in Atlanta, Georgia U.S.
May 26, 2021.
San Bernardino County Library selects EnvisionWare to expand self-service.
EnvisionWare announced that San Bernardino County Library, CA, has selected EnvisionWare to expand their self-service solutions for patrons. San Bernardino County leveraged grant funding to provide solutions to address the growing health and economic challenges fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 21, 2020.
EnvisionWares 24-hour library opens for service as The Vending Library branch at the Indian River County Intergenerational Recreation Center.
Indian River County Library System in Florida officially announced the grand opening of their new Vending Library branch location. The Vending Library, EnvisionWare's 24-Hour Library solution, is open to community members at the County's IRC Intergenerational Recreation Center (IG Center).
September 23, 2020.
Shreve Memorial Library enhances social distancing and patron service.
EnvisionWare, a leading provider of self-service and library efficiency solutions, announced today that Shreve Memorial Library in Louisiana has implemented EnvisionWare's eCommerce Services™ for patrons and staff, and has upgraded their self-service checkout solutions. Shreve, which has 21 locations throughout Louisiana, had implemented RFID and self-service checkout a few years ago at their full-time branches with EnvisionWare's software. The Library was interested in expanding these self-service capabilities to include eCommerce.
February 20, 2020.
EnvisionWare Announces Reservation Service and Revolutionary CloudNine Platform.
EnvisionWare, a leading provider of self-service and library efficiency solutions, announced the company will unveil both its new Reservation Service software and its revolutionary CloudNine platform at the PLA conference in Nashville.The Reservation Service leverages all the flexibility and features of the world’s leading library computer reservation product, PC Reservation plus many additional features and a completely new product architecture. With the Reservation Service, patrons can easily reserve an unlimited variety of resources, including study rooms, tablets, and 3D printers. Library staff can configure which resources are available, and how the reservation process for each individual type of resource will work.
September 26, 2019.
EnvisionWare announces release of Branch Manager 2.0.
EnvisionWare announced the release of version 2.0 of EnvisionWare Branch Manager. This communications software is designed for libraries to manage and monitor communications and alerts. Branch Manager Version 2.0 combines enterprise functionality with enhanced communication tools at the branch level and system wide. With this new release, users have the ability to filter and target messages to Subscribers and Groups so that Library staff can receive only the alerts that pertain to their department or branch. This includes instant alerts from RFID gates as well as alerts from EnvisionWare® OneStop™ self-service circulation stations
August 19, 2019.
St. Joseph County Public Library migrates to EnvisionWare for RFID.
EnvisionWare announced that St. Joseph County Public Library has migrated to EnvisionWare’s RFID Software Suite. SJCPL migrated to EnvisionWare’s RFID software in all 10 locations. The Library also implemented EnvisionWare’s Library Document Station for self-service scanning, copying and faxing, as well as Copy Payment Manager for self-service copying payments and reporting.
August 2, 2019.
EnvisionWare offers expanded line of RFID gates.
EnvisionWare announced the company has expanded their line of RFID gates options to include wide aisle gates and standard gates. RFID gates are available from multiple manufacturers to provide customers with options to meet their unique needs.
June 10, 2019.
Granville County Library System Migrates to EnvisionWare.
EnvisionWare announced that Granville County Library System in North Carolina has migrated to EnvisionWare for computer and print management and mobile printing.
May 30, 2019.
EnvisionWare expands services to Las Vegas-Clark County Library District.
Las Vegas-Clark County Library District announced the grand opening of their new East Las Vegas Library location. Among its vast array of solutions and services, this state-of-the art library offers self-service and efficiency solutions throughout the Library provided by vendor-partner EnvisionWare. These solutions contribute to a modern patron experience and help the library run more efficiently and effectively.
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Sep 26, 2011 Mike Monk becomes Chief Executive Officer of Envisionware
Mike Monk, Chairman of EnvisionWare, will transition from Vice President to Chief Executive Officer. Rob Walsh will transition from President of EnvisionWare to CEO of Excalibur Solutions
Jan 2001 Interface Software changes business name to EnvisionWare
EnvisionWare is a privately held corporation that was originally known as Interface Software. Due to confusion with other software companies in the industry, the name was changed in 2001.
Oct 29, 1998 Interface Software (later EnvisionWare) founded by Mike Monk and Rob Walsh
The company is a Georgia corporation, filed as Interface Software, Inc. d/b/a EnvisionWare. The Company filed status as a corporation on October 29, 1998. The principal place of business is located in Lawrenceville, Georgia (Gwinnett County). The company operates additional facilities in Forsyth County, Georgia.