What is OMR

Optical mark recognition is the process of automatically extracting data from noticeable fields, such as checkboxes and fill-in the fields, on printed forms.

OMR is a prevailing (existing) tool, which has various features. OMR solves the problems faced by most educational institutions.
  • OMR is a device used to read the pencil marks in forms only
  • Use HB pencil and black pen for filling the OMR forms
  • OMR manually helps to convert the simple pattern forms into an OMR pattern form
  • OMR helps to calculate statistical data as well
  • OMR is a swift and consistent way of feeding large volumes of simple data


Broad-spectrum (general purpose)
The utilization of OMR is not only limited to schools, colleges, coaching institutes or data collection agencies but, to healthcare and business care agencies, which use OMR to streamline their data input processes thereby, reducing input error. OMR, OCR, and ICR technologies all offers means of data collection from paper forms.

Applications
There are many applications of OMR:
  • Data compilation
  • Consumer surveys
  • Time sheet / inventory counts
  • In the process of institutional research
  • Community surveys
  • Product evaluation
  • Test assessment
  • Membership subscripting forms
  • Evaluation / Feedback
  • Lotteries / Voting