"imArchive" gives you most of what you need - on the web
By storing all of your original images in "imArchive", a database-based image archive, you can easily find what you need.
Let us assume that you need an image of a politician, John Johnsson. Just enter imArchive, write John Johnsson and the system will immediately find all images with him. Or lets say you need an image containing a Christmas tree in evening light. Just write "Christmas evening" and you will find all images that are described in that way.
Now, say you want to allow everyone to see and retrieve certain images, such as your press material. Just configure imArchive to let anyone enter the web-based system. They will be able to enter and watch all images categorized as "press".
Or if you prefer protect the login with a password - just change the permissions on the category "press" so that the images only can be seen by a person entitled to see them.
You can have as many user groups as you wish, that are able to access their own images, but not other's. And you can decide who only get to see and use (download) the images, and who can upload them.
The imArchive never alters your original images. All images you can see and work with are always web based copies, regardless of the format original image has. Say you have a photoshop image - you can still see it on the web, because the system will show a jpg copy of the image. If you wish to retrieve a copy of the original, just do it. And you may retrieve it any format you decide.
This is how it works
"The Image Archive" may store virtually any image format, including psd-files. On upload the image is copied and converted to jpg. A jpg copy is shown to the user on the web. This procedure ensures the image archive to be completely web based and thus be used as a distributed image handling system.
Stored images can be described, categorized,
tagged and searched after. The search result is shown as thumbnails.
Selected images may be exported in any size and format (lika BMP, JPG, PICT), or be exported to a CMS tool to be used on the web.
Allready existing image libraries may easily be imported into the system.
Reference municipality – http://www.hassleholm.se