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DRS Data & Research Services plc provides automated time-critical data capture technology solutions to governments, education sector, authorities, and commercial organizations worldwide. The company is also involved in the manufacture, sale, and support of optical and image scanning equipment; design and printing of documentation used for data capture; and provision of associated software and bureau services. The company’s products include optical mark recognition/optical mark reader (OMR), optical character recognition (OCR), intelligent character recognition (ICR), and imaging products; and OMR, OCR, ICR, and imaging form scanners and readers. It also provides OMR scanning software products, such as FLIPS for designing and printing laser printed forms; SOSKit software suite for creating decodes for use with an OMR; EDPAC, a multiple choice assessment package for schools; and MultiQuest, a multiple choice assessment package for colleges, universities, and commercial training institutions. In addition, the company offers Question Bank, a tool for monitoring the development, management, and maintenance of multiple choice questions; SpeedQuest, which enables questionnaires and opinion surveys to be designed with a scanner; OMR Registers, a utility that enables attendance registers to be overprinted and scanned; and Register Manager. Further, the company provides e-Marker software and services for on-line electronic examination marking; bureau services comprising designing and printing forms, mail out and fulfillment, document indexing, secure document scanning, document storage, reporting, and Web imaging and retrieval services; and printing services to print OMR, OCR, and ICR forms. DRS Data & Research Services plc was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Milton Keynes, the United Kingdom.

204 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/15/14
Founded in 1969

drs data & research svcs plc (DS3) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 165.0K GBP
Finance Director and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 114.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

drs data & research svcs plc (DS3) Key Developments

DRS Agrees a New Contract with AQA Education

DRS announced that it has agreed a new contract with AQA Education, relating to the continued supply by DRS of its e-Marker (Registered) examination services. AQA and DRS have been working together since 2005. The contract replaces the current agreement and extends the company's relationship with AQA to 23 March 2018. Over the 3 year term of the contract DRS expects to remain the primary provider delivering the majority of the electronic marking volume to AQA, with the principal focus continuing to be on the provision of Item Level Marking services.

DRS Data and Research Services plc Reports Group Interim Management Statement Results for the Period from January 1, 2014 to November 2014

DRS Data and Research Services plc reported group interim management statement results for the period from January 1, 2014 to November 2014. For the ten months, the company reported total revenues of £12,754,000 compared to total revenues of £14,923,000 for the same period a year ago. The reasons for the decline in Education revenue are a combination of structural changes to academic qualifications in the UK and challenging conditions in the overseas market for the Group's traditional scanner and print sales including Multiple Choice Questionnaire (MCQ).

DRS Data and Research Services plc Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014

DRS Data and Research Services plc reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2014. For the six months, the company reported revenue of £5,360,000 compared to revenue of £6,643,000 for the same period a year ago. Loss before income tax was £2,783,000 compared to £638,000 last year. Loss was £2,579,000 or 7.96 pence per diluted share compared to £488,000 or 1.53 pence per diluted share last year. Net cash generated from operating activities was £980,000 compared to £1,046,000 last year. Purchases of property, plant and equipment (PPE) was £353,000 compared to £45,000 last year. Purchase of intangible assets was £645,000 compared to £732,000 last year. As stated in the trading update on 12 August 2014 full-year revenue and operating profit are likely to be considerably below expectations and a significant loss is probable for the full year.


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