AXIOME is known as the Swiss specialist in automatic ID and data capture. The company develops, manufactures and sells optical reading products for the worldwide market:
Optical Mark reading (OMR) is a method of entering data into a computer system. Optical Mark Readers "read" pencil or pen marks made in pre-defined positions on paper forms as responses to questions or tick list prompts.
The OMR data entry system contains the information to convert the presence or absence of marks into a computer data file. OMR is a different technology from apparently similar automated data entry techniques, such as Optical Character Recognition (OCR) or barcodes, although in many cases these techniques may be used in conjunction with OMR.
The main advantages of the OMR technology are:
When to use OMR:
Applications where OMR stands out as by far the most appropriate means of data capture are characterised when:
AXIOME OMR are used in many different fields like education, quality control, order taking, statistics and marketing, questionning and votes.
AXIOME has developed a wide range of software that ensures optimal use of its OMR readers. The software are designed to allow the user a high level of flexibility and complete compatibility of the applications developed by the customers, from the simplest to the most advanced, while preserving their investments.
The structure of the interpreter software available with the AXIOME readers allows every user to build their applications in a simple and coherent manner. The AXIOME interpreter software range offers several levels of increasing power and flexibility.
These programs enable piloting of the OMR AXIOME reader, definition of communication, the data to be read, the controls to be realized for as marks and/or bar-codes
Every reader is delivered with MAX as a standard interpreter software. The other interpreter softwares are available as options.