Introducing off-site capability

Meescan is predominantly used inside the library to allow patrons to check out items. As self-checkout transactions must be associated with a specific location, this requires location services and geolocation. In light of library closures leading to increased use of … Read More

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Introducing Curbside Pickup

In just a matter of months, the global pandemic has changed the way libraries can serve patrons. To change with libraries, Meescan has developed a brand new feature: Curbside Pickup.  Our new Curbside Pickup feature was developed specifically so libraries … Read More

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Introducing touchless kiosk mode

We’re six months into the pandemic which means plexiglass barriers, reusable masks, and hand sanitizer have become part of everyday life. Libraries are in various states of planning and adapting, from completely closed to visits by appointment to completely open. … Read More

Introducing proxy borrowing

  Proxy borrowing is a service that allows designated individuals to borrow materials on behalf of other patrons.   Patrons can sign into as many as ten accounts on the Meescan app on mobile devices and easily swap between the … Read More

Magnetic stripe card authentication now supported!

Here at Meescan, we are always looking to improve the self-checkout experience. To accommodate customers using magnetic stripe card authentication, we have now released our updated kiosk with an integrated magnetic stripe reader. The reader supports all three tracks and … Read More

Now Meescan is a library card in your pocket

A virtual library card is now available within the Meescan app, making it even easier for patrons to use the library. This feature offers library users the convenience of having a scannable library card readily available on their device. The user … Read More

New features available now and coming soon

  You may have heard that Meescan is the easiest way to check out library books, magazines, DVDs, and all kinds of library items without staff assistance.   After a quick one-time login, library patrons are all set to checkout … Read More

Meescan saves staff time

Meescan was recently showcased in the American Libraries Magazine. The article, written by Carrie Smith on July 19, 2017, features library staff time saving technologies and new labor-saving services. “Self-checkout is an established way to save staff time, but it often comes with … Read More

Using Meescan is easier then ever

Did you know? In the past, Meescan required activation after being downloaded and installed on the user’s device. The activation was done either by scanning an activation barcode or by manual entry of the 8-digit library activation code. Now, Meescan is … Read More

Meet the Meescan team at ALA Annual 2017

Bintec [Now: Meescan Inc.] will be exhibiting at the 2017 American Library Association, ALA Annual 2017 Conference in Chicago, IL. The ALA Exhibits Opening Reception will take place on the Exhibit Floor on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 5:30 PM. Don’t miss the opportunity … Read More