Bank of Boston Corp. said last week that it has put into production a check-imaging system from International Business Machines Corp., the second U.S. bank to do so.

Bank of Boston's installation came on the heels of Mellon Bank Corp.'s announcement last month that it had become the first bank in the country to put IBM's High Performance Transaction Processing System (HPTS) into day-to-day use for its "proof-of-deposit" operation.

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