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    March 03, 2005

    DRS technology helps set new standards in Unipath clinical trial data capture

    Electronic data capture specialist DRS has been working with one of the worlds leading women’s health diagnostic companies, Unipath to streamline and set new standards in the data capture of external clinical trial data.
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    February 28, 2005

    DRS to run third event on tackling the challenges of delivering coordinated admissions

    After the overwhelming success of last December’s DRS Admissions conference, we are pleased to announce that we will be hosting in York, the third in a series of conferences dedicated to the school admissions process. Open exclusively to LEA admissions teams and MIS support staff, the event will provide the opportunity to share best practice and increase the awareness of issues LEAs are facing.
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    January 10, 2005

    Scottish Qualifications Authority modernise examination processing

    The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has announced that it has appointed data capture specialists, DRS to deploy its sophisticated Optical Mark Reading (OMR) and Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR) technology for SQA examinations in Scotland. It will employ DRS to design, print and overprint National Qualifications objective test answer sheets and process them in its secure Bureau facility.
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    December 17, 2004

    DRS data capture technology utilises NASA space components

    The same photonics technology used in a number of NASA space missions is also used by British based data capture specialists, DRS in its range of Optical Mark Readers. The OMR scanners are designed and manufactured in DRS’ head office in Milton Keynes and are used to electronically capture data from forms by tens of thousands of educational, government, public and private sector establishments.
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    October 19, 2004

    Clear the headache of manual data entry - drop-in to the Police Data Capture Clinic!

    Public sector data capture specialist DRS, will be hosting an exclusive event and the first of its kind in the UK aimed at exploring and improving the issues surrounding data capture in the Police Service. The DRS Police Data Capture Health Clinic will take place between 09.30 and 12.00 on Wednesday 8th December at the prestigious Edinburgh Castle and will provide a forum for Police Forces to discuss, share and examine the process of gathering large amounts of structured data.
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    October 19, 2004

    The manual marking process - break the tradition!

    Examination and assessment data capture specialist DRS, will be holding an exclusive event on Tuesday 30th November at Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes dedicated to the issues surrounding and streamlining the examinations and assessment marking process.
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    October 19, 2004

    Helping LEAs meet the challenges of Coordinated Admissions

    DRS will be hosting an exclusive event for anyone involved in the school admissions process. The second in a series of DRS admissions workshops will be held on Wednesday 1st December at the prestigious London Zoo, and will provide the opportunity for LEAs from around the country to discuss, share and examine the issues surrounding the gathering and processing of data in order to deliver coordinated admissions.
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    October 04, 2004

    DRS strengthens position in China with new Imaging scanners

    DRS can today confirm that it has received an order for five of its latest PhotoScribe® Image Scanning machines from Chinese distributor Guangdong Morning Star Co Ltd. Based in Guangzhou in the South East of the Peoples Republic of China, Morning Star provide distribution channels to the Chinese examinations and assessment markets, and its continued relationship with UK based data capture firm DRS, represents a solid commitment to the far eastern examinations market.
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    September 30, 2004

    DRS new Image scanning technology selected by Cameroon GCE Board

    DRS today announced that the Cameroon General Certificate of Education (GCE) Board has placed an order for the first ever PhotoScribe® PS900 scanner to be used in Africa. The PS900 is the latest in the range of DRS sophisticated data capture technology and will be used by the Cameroon GCE Board to not only record and process student registration forms, but also to capture high quality digital images of the registered students and ultimately help to prevent examination fraud and student impersonation.
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    September 14, 2004

    DRS launches groundbreaking new PS900 PhotoScribe® scanner

    DRS today announced the launch of its latest data and image capture scanner, the PS900. Built around Microsoft .NET architecture DRS PhotoScribe® technology provides unique Imaging and Optical Mark Recognition using the latest contact head technology to electronically capture data and images from forms.