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Sep 15, 2008

DRS shortlisted for five Document Management Awards

DRS, the global data capture specialist, has been shortlisted in five categories of the prestigious DM 2008 Awards including Product of the Year and Company of the Year.  The annual DM Awards aim to reward outstanding products, suppliers and projects in the Document and Content Management industry.

For the second time, DRS’ intelligent document and data capture solution, DocXP, has been shortlisted for Recognition/Data Capture Product of the Year.  Sophisticated classification technology sets DocXP apart from all other competing products. Its ability to automatically identify the document type with no pre-configuration makes it one of the leading intelligent document and data capture solutions on the market today.

DRS’ flagship PhotoScribe® PS960 scanner, which is widely used for high speed high volume data capture such as a census, can electronically capture up to 10,500 completed forms every hour, has also been shortlisted for High Volume Scanner Product of the Year, Hardware Product of the Year and Product of the Year.  DRS has also been shortlisted for Company of the Year.

Denton van Niekerk sales and marketing director at DRS, comments: “It’s no surprise that DRS is nominated in five categories. We are after all probably the most experienced data and document capture company in the UK, celebrating our 40th birthday next year. We are well established in the sectors that we serve both in the UK and International markets, and are extremely honoured to be among the finalists”.

The winners will be elected by subscribers of Document Manager Magazine. Voting athttp://www.dmawards.co.uk closes on 15th October and the winners will be announced at a glitzy awards ceremony on 23rd October 2008 in London.


Additional Information

DRS

Established in 1969, DRS has the skills and expertise to manage data capture projects of any size or complexity around the world.  Complete solutions are implemented using the Company’s extensive expertise in document design, printing, forms scanning, software, logistics, project management and consultancy.  Visit www.drs.co.uk for more details.


DocXP

DocXP is a sophisticated, yet easy to use, intelligent data capture and document archive solution that streamlines the document data capture process. Built on industry leading intelligent character, barcode and mark recognition technologies and techniques, DocXP captures and processes any data from any type of form – whether the data is in pre-defined areas or in different locations on the document.

Sophisticated classification technology sets DocXP apart from all other competing products. Its ability to automatically identify the document type with no pre-configuration makes it one of the leading intelligent document and data capture solutions on the market today.


PhotoScribe® PS960

The PhotoScribe® PS960 form scanner offers full duplex bitonal or greyscale image capture and can process forms up to 18” in length. It sets a new standard in data and image processing innovation and has been used around the world to process complex and time critical exercises.

For more information please contact:

Katie McBreen or Jill Hawkins
Friday’s Media Group, 18 Soho Square, London, W1D 3QL
Telephone: 0207 851 4657