September 2015 The last month has been a busy one at Vernon Systems. We’ve been testing Vernon CMS 9.0, which has now had its official release, we’ve been to Sydney for our annual Australian user group meeting and Wellington for our annual New Zealand user group meeting, and our company website has had a major overhaul.
Version 9.0 includes two new datafiles, a new report type and a number of enhancements and changes to existing functionality.
One of the most popular articles on the Vernon Systems website (www.vernonsystems.com) has been RFID Technology in use at the Otago Museum. This was published in November 2011 and made some assumptions about the value of the technology, and the benefits that would be achieved. We decided it was time for a follow up. Has it been a success or a costly learning exercise? Has RFID tagging made objects easier to find, sped up processes and reduced the handling of
Against the stunning backdrop of a premier wine estate and an impressive mountain range, one finds the Franschhoek Motor Museum. The collection of meticulously kept historical and modern motorcars and motorbikes illustrates one hundred years of motoring evolution. Besides these engine propelled objects, the museum keeps memorabilia ranging from racing trophies, hand-written race notes, car magazines and books to signed racing car parts and helmets. All cars are maintained on site in an ultra-professional workshop, and are on display on
Jude McBean, Regional Gallery Director, Grafton Regional Gallery. The Grafton Regional Gallery, established in 1988, started with a paper-based database for recording information about artworks and people. Two digital databases began in the early 1990s. These files were fashioned from MS Access and further developed to answer the requirements of managing over 3,000 objects and nearly 4,000 people.