Friday, September 19, 2014

What is OMR software?

OMR software is image based OMR solution where a normal scanner is used for scanning OMR sheet and software is used to process the image to get the OMR fields data.

OMR software can capture OMR/OCR/ICR/Barcode/selective image area from the form.

The OMR software can read traditional OMR scanner sheet and normal printout too. Though some software has limitations, so choose after seeing the trial version only.

The scanner used for scanning OMR sheet can be a from flatbed to ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) scanner, ADF scanners are more preferred as they take less time and are more convenient to use. The other advantage is we can scan OMR sheets on any scanner and process them afterwards on one single computer.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

What kind of OMR sheets can be read by OMR Software?

Any type OMR form or sheet can be read by OMR software if the circles or bubbles are aligned to respective timing track mark on the OMR sheet. Infact any OMR form that is used by traditional OMR scanner can also read by normal ADF scanner and OMR software.

What is timing track?

Timing track are solid rectangles on left or right side of OMR sheet. A sample of OMR sheet is shown below with timing track.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Scanner used with OMR Software

OMR software support all normal scanner, though document scanner with feeder is recommended. Following is some of the trust-able brands in document scanner

Saturday, November 2, 2013

OMR Software and Scanner Prices in India

You can have a complete OMR system including software and scanner from Rs. 40,000 with 15 pages/min scan. Many solutions are available in India with variety of features, though getting support after buying the solution is a challenges that most of the customer faces. So it is very important to check background of the company before buying any product.

Some of key areas before buying any OMR reader:
  • Can software support reading of custom made OMR sheets
  • Check for accuracy as many claim to be 100% but fails in real time
  • Can software read condensed OMR form as many time we have to capture lot of data in a single paper for example admission form
  • Can it read barcode, OCR and capture cropped color images from the form
  • Do look for standard of reporting after reading of data
  • Money back guarantee

Approx pricing for some proposed scanners with software

15 pages/min Rs. 40,000
30 pages/min Rs. 75,000
40 pages/min Rs. 85,000 

Above given prices are for reference for getting exact price you can call on 9899827394

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Design OMR Sheet Template in OMR Software

A sample video explaining how OMR Sheet template is designed in OMR Software

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Reading OMR Sheet using OMR Software

A sample video explaining how OMR sheet after scanning is being read by a OMR Software

Monday, October 14, 2013

Whether my response will be read in OMR sheet?

Many exam aspirants after filling OMR answer sheet in exam wonder whether my response will be read or will my answer sheet will be rejected if I
  1. Use white marker in OMR form
  2. Filled two bubbles in question response and marked one as wrong
  3. Forgot to fill in the bubbles in roll number field
  4. Forgot to write roll number in column field and filled the circles
  1. Use of white marker is fine
  2. The question will be considered as wrong by OMR scanner
  3. You roll number will not be read and it's up to the examination body to decide to accept or reject you answer sheet
  4. No worries as OMR software detect the circles in the OMR sheet