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    June 28, 2005

    Third year in a row - Wolverhampton AES sign up again

    DRS is pleased to announce that Wolverhampton Adult Education Service has signed up for the third year in a row to use the DRS Bureau facility to process its Learner Satisfaction Survey.
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    May 16, 2005

    College of Law streamlines assessment marking with DRS

    The largest provider of legal postgraduate training courses in England and Wales, The College of Law has chosen DRS Optical Mark Reading (OMR) technology to streamline its marking process. Using sophisticated OMR technology the College can now process its assessments much quicker and with a higher standard of accuracy than ever before.
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    April 25, 2005

    Press Statement from AQA - Electronic Marking

    In response to recent reports in the media AQA wishes to clarify a number of points. AQA is working to deliver an even faster, more efficient and more reliable examination service for its candidates by using new technology in the assessment of their work.
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    March 22, 2005

    DRS e-Marker® usability wins over AQA examiners

    The recently launched electronic marking tool e-Marker® developed by UK data capture specialists DRS, has been met with a great deal of praise during its first operational use by the Assessment and Qualifications Alliance. AQA is the largest Unitary Awarding Body in the UK and is pioneering the use of e-Marker® to reduce the administrative burden of examination marking.
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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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    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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    August 25, 2004

    DRS collects data for Higher Education’s largest survey

    Data capture specialists DRS, has confirmed that it has successfully completed the time-critical and complex data collection exercise for the Open University’s (OU) Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.
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    August 24, 2004

    AQA and WJEC successfully pioneer DRS e-Marker® technology

    DRS e-Marker® technology has been successfully deployed for both WJEC and AQA summer exam papers. AS and GCSE papers have been marked using a combination of electronic marking from images and paper scripts, both of which have enabled the marks to be captured at home using examiners’ home PCs, ensuring results are more accurate and available much quicker.
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    August 10, 2004

    DRS streamlines student assessment at the University of Bristol

    DRS has announced the successful implementation of its sophisticated data capture technology to ensure the University of Bristol is able to obtain results from thousands of student exam papers much quicker than before.