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    June 24, 2008

    Trusted advisor to the UN – DRS is called for support

    Global data capture specialist DRS has been invited to present at a series of international workshops by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD). As a trusted advisor, DRS will be delivering presentations on Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) and Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR) data collection technologies and techniques.
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    December 20, 2005

    Special BETT Promotion

    Data capture specialist, DRS, is to upgrade any school or Local Authority (LA), wishing to purchase or rent a manual Optical Mark Reader (OMR), with a free three month pilot and trial of an automatic OMR. This is a limited offer, so must be taken up quickly to avoid disappointment.
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    November 21, 2005

    DRS Technology to Process Saudi Arabia Exams

    DRS has been awarded a contract to provide Optical Mark Reading technology to process multiple choice questionnaire assessments for King Abdul Aziz University, the largest Higher Education institution in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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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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    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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    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.
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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.
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    August 04, 2004

    Lloyds TSB utilise DRS technology for training evaluation

    DRS has announced the successful implementation of its sophisticated Optical Mark Recognition technology to gather information from over 17,000 training courses and 26,000 delegates at over 20 University for Lloyds TSB, (UfLTSB) training sites around the country.
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    October 21, 2002

    Schools to save up to £400 by trading in old OMRs

    Attention all schools! Save up to £400 when trading in your old CD210 manual Optical Mark Reader for a new model.