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Electronic Data Capture

IDS specializes in electronic extraction of relevant content from any media.

Our services include capturing of relevant information from any media into text or MSWORD files as per client specifications.

IDS has on shore/off shore capabilities to support your digitization initiatives from:

  • Hard copy (old, fragile, backfiles, ongoing)
  • Microfilm/fiche
  • Images (PDF Image only, Searchable, Normal; JPEG, TIFF, GIF and other industry formats)
  • Word processor files
  • DTP Application files
  • Or from any other media please let us know!

IDS specializes in high accuracy data capture - 99.995% plus accuracy !

Our content digitization processes are based on six sigma techniques (DMAIC) and are designed to routinely capture text with 99.995% accuracy. If required, we can also undertake digitization projects at higher (99.995% plus) accuracy.

Our various services include:

  • Hard copy (old, fragile, backfiles, ongoing)
  • Expert color and B/W scanning (on shore capability so data does not leave your country)
  • Precision OCR with IDS proprietary process
  • Keyboarding double entry, edit and proofread
  • Indexing - capturing key words through customized work flows
  • Graphics capture- capture, crop, resize, re-label high resolution images, photos and illustrations

IDS has the domain knowledge and expertise.

  • Business relationships since last several years with leading publishers and knowledge service providers in the US and UK
  • 100 million key depressions per month
  • Over one million pages digitized every year from books, manuscripts, journals and other back files
  • Over one hundred thousand pages of information captured and digitized every month through OCR
  • Specialists in data capture of complex technical data comprising of tabular, mathematical and scientific data with equations, symbols and special characters:
    • One hundred thousand pages of engineering and research data captured from journals and technical standards over one year
  • Specialists in rule based bibliographic reference data capture
    • Over three hundred thousand references digitized every month for over 5 years
  • Specialists in capturing case law, medical, clinical, MSDS and dictionary data
  • Advanced in-process QA techniques based on scientific principles of Statistical Quality Control to ensure delivery of quality data on repetitive basis
  • IDS QA team has the capability to perform third party QA audits for ascertaining text accuracy of client captured data