Bates stamping implies a process of placing Bates Stamps on document pages. The term itself originates from the hand-held automatic numbering machine invented by Bates Manufacturing Company in the 1890’s in New York State. Bates stamping machines are still used by lots of companies around the globe for tedious manual document stamping operations.
Bates Stamp component performs bates stamping on PDF and TIFF documents.
Stamps are provided by Bates Stamp Server, which is a web service the component accesses remotely.