June 15, 2017

Create a Safety Observation Form in #Microsoft #Word for Automatic Data Collection with Remark Office OMR

Do you need to collect safety observation data? Learn how to create Remark Office OMR compatible plain paper safety observation forms for your job sites. Insert tables in Microsoft Word to align questions and answer choices. Use the OMR Bubbles font to create numbered answer choices. The OMR Bubbles font automatically downloads into your font directory with […]

June 12, 2017

Creating a Likert Scale with bubble answer options in #Microsoft #Word

Did you know you can use Likert scales on your surveys to more accurately collect data? See how to create a Likert scale with bubble answer options in Microsoft Word for processing in Remark Office OMR. Insert a table in Microsoft Word and add your questions, answer titles, and bubbles. You can create the bubbles […]

May 12, 2017

Remark Office OMR Solution Reduces Teacher Stress in Saudi Arabia

Our friends at Computek recently had an article published about using Remark Office OMR in schools and universities in Saudi Arabia. Computek International, headquartered in Egypt, specializes in technology development in education, business, engineering, and research fields. Their main objective is to “see educational technologies improve the learning opportunities of all people”. Computek International is […]

March 31, 2017

Free Form Review Service For Remark Office OMR Forms

Gravic’s Remark Product Group Support Team is always happy to review forms for compatibility with the Remark Office OMR software. You are allowed a great deal of flexibility in form design, but certain principles hold true to get the best accuracy. Our expert support staff can often find ways to increase form accuracy and avert potential […]

March 27, 2017

Upcoming Remark Support Webinar - Remark Office OMR Template Creation

Template Creation: Wednesday April 5, 2017 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT You have a form designed using our form design best practices and now you are ready to create a template to collect your data. This webinar will show how to create a template using the Remark Office OMR Template Editor, including defining various […]

March 23, 2017

Using the Epson DS-320 with Remark Office OMR and Remark Test Grading Solutions

We are constantly investigating new image scanners and multifunction printers (MFPs) to see how they will work with our Remark Office OMR and Remark Test Grading solutions. We recently got a chance to try out a new compact scanner from Epson. We’re happy to report that the Epson DS-320 works seamlessly directly scanning into Remark Office OMR and Remark Test Grading Windows […]

February 13, 2017

New OMR Fonts Now Available for Remark Office OMR Form Design

We are pleased to announce that there are two new OMR fonts available for download from the Remark Software website. The new fonts, displayed below, produce letters and numbers surrounded by a square or a rectangle. These fonts are great if you want your forms to have a different look, but get the same results from […]

February 7, 2017

Remark Office OMR 2014 Service Pack 5 Now Available!

We are excited to let you know that a new update is available for Remark Office OMR 2014! We continually work on all of our products, primarily based on your suggestions, and are happy to tell you about some of the new features in version 9.5: Added the ability to read in electronically filled-in PDF files. This […]

October 26, 2016

Collecting Research Survey Data with Remark Office OMR Software at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Check out our latest case study to see how the special education and communication disorders (SECD) department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln uses Remark Office OMR to process and analyze research surveys. The SECD department moved on from manually entering their survey research data in Excel to automating their processing with Remark Office OMR. Read the […]

August 1, 2016

Using Remark Office OMR to Analyze Data Collected Through Other Means

We have been asked numerous times whether you can analyze data collected through other means in Remark Office OMR’s built-in analysis engine, Remark Quick Stats®. For instance, we have had customers who prior to purchasing the software had hand entered data into a CSV or Excel file for various surveys and they want to analyze […]

April 6, 2016

Increasing University Exam Scanning Efficiency with Remark Office OMR at the University of New Hampshire

Check out our latest case study to see how the University of New Hampshire upgraded their university exam scanning process to Remark Office OMR. The switch allows them to create and print their own exam answer sheets and scan them in house using their Xerox DocuMate 5445 scanners. The University of New Hampshire grades 40,000 to […]

March 31, 2016

College Access Program Processes Parent Surveys and Event Evaluations with Remark Office OMR

See how a large university uses Remark Office OMR to process parent surveys and event evaluations for their college access program that promotes post-secondary education for low income schools in rural communities. Remark Office OMR provides them with quick feedback about their events to assist with making future events and program more successful. Check out […]

January 29, 2016

Remark Office OMR Turns 25!

It’s hard to believe our flagship product, Remark Office OMR, turns 25 years old this year! I like to think it’s in an pretty elite group of software packages that can boast being 25 years old. When I think back to the early versions… wow, we were scanning with scanners that could handle 2 pages […]

January 12, 2016

Using Microsoft Word’s Mail Merge Functionality to Pre-Print Data

If you have ever had to send out a mass mailing then you may have experience using Microsoft Word’s mail merge functionality. This feature is designed so that you can pre-print known information on items such as shipping labels, letters, or other Microsoft Word documents. It allows you to streamline the printing of this information […]

December 15, 2015

Please congratulate our newest inductee to the Remark Customer Hall of Fame, Susan Voigt

We are pleased to induct Sue into our Remark Customer Hall of Fame. Sue has been using Remark Office OMR since 2005. She is a program evaluation and data specialist at Capital Area Intermediate Unit (CAIU), Enola, PA.  Her team provides surveys, grant evaluations, workshop evaluations, program and curriculum evaluations, and assessment data collection and analysis. […]

December 14, 2015

Remark Office OMR 2014 Service Pack 3 Released!

We are excited to let you know that a new update is available for Remark Office OMR 2014! We continually work on all of our products, primarily based on your suggestions, and are happy to tell you about some of the new features in service pack 3: Square and rectangular OMR fonts were added to the software […]

November 24, 2015

Adding Additional Data to Your Remark Office OMR Data Set

Did you know that you can add information to your data set, even if it’s not on the form being scanned? Beginning with Remark Office OMR 2014, the software allows you to add data items to your Remark data set for use in analysis at the time of form processing. To use this feature, you […]

November 18, 2015

Windows 10 Support for Remark Office OMR

Have you upgraded to Windows 10 yet? Planning to upgrade? Then we have good news for you! Remark Office OMR 2014 is compatible with Windows 10! Remember to make sure any scanner you are using with the software is also compatible. One thing to note: Remark Office OMR uses the .NET Framework and sometimes on […]

November 9, 2015

Upcoming Support Webinar - Using Batch Headers in Remark Office OMR – Wednesday, November 11, 2015 1:30 pm EST

We hope you can join us for our latest monthly support webinar, Using Batch Headers in Remark Office OMR. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, November 11th at 1:30pm EST. The Remark Office OMR Data Center includes a batch processing feature that allows you to process batch header forms along with your forms. Batch header […]

October 23, 2015

Sample Form of the Month for October & Halloween

Our October sample form should get your students smiling. This Halloween inspired answer sheet replaces the OMR bubble font with pumpkins. The form consists of thirty multiple choice questions and one short answer area. The answer schema follows the A-E format but feel free to customize the form to your liking using the Word document. You […]

October 12, 2015

Using Your Mobile Phone & CamScanner to Send Form Images to Remark Office OMR for Processing

Throughout the years we have been asked about using your mobile phone to take pictures that can be processed with Remark Office OMR. With this in mind, we decided to put INTSIG’s CamScanner app through the test. We downloaded the CamScanner app on our iPhones’ and did some testing with Remark Office OMR. We took […]

October 9, 2015

Attend a Remark Office OMR Live Webinar

For years we have been offering prospective customers the option to attend a free online demonstration of the Remark Software. These live webinars allow us to schedule one-on-one sessions with potential customers who are considering Remark Office OMR for their data collection and analysis needs. This dedicated time gives us the opportunity to learn more […]

September 28, 2015

High School Robotics Team Collects Scouting Data with Remark Office OMR Software

As a technology company it is part of Gravic’s mission to support the next generation of engineers, programmers, and STEM students. At Gravic we do this through the Gravic scholarships awarded to local students going into STEM careers, through internships, and through our support of programs such as VEX and FIRST robotics teams. We were […]

September 25, 2015

Sample Form of the Month for Back to School

As we start the 2015-2016 school year, we would like to wish all the teachers, administrators, other school employees and students a wonderful year. As part of our blog we will be trying to publish a monthly sample form with themed answer choice options. For September, we have put together the following 30 question test […]

September 18, 2015

Scanning Volunteer Surveys Created in Word with a Canon imageFORMULA DR-C240 scanner & Remark Office OMR Software

We have a new video available that shows how Remark Office OMR works with a Canon imageFORMULA DR C240 scanner to capture data from plain-paper surveys. In this video you will see how to collect and analyze data from a volunteer survey. This survey form was created in Microsoft Word using our OMR Bubbles font (automatically […]

September 3, 2015

Grading Bubble Sheets with ExamSoft and Remark Office OMR

We were pleased to add an ExamSoft export format in Remark Office OMR 2014 to streamline the process of using plain paper test forms with ExamSoft. This allows your institution to use computerized tests in ExamSoft or distribute paper tests to be scanned into Remark Office OMR for easy importing into the ExamSoft portal for […]

September 1, 2015

Receive Updates for Remark Office OMR!

The Remark Products Group takes pride in using customer recommendations when developing new versions of the Remark Software. We strive to provide our loyal customer base with new features and enhancements that will improve their experience with our software. One change that we made with the release of Remark Office OMR 2014 was the switch […]

August 21, 2015

Remark Office OMR 9.2 German is Released!

Gravic is pleased to announce the release of the Remark Office OMR 9.2 German version.   Working with our long-time partner in Germany, pki Informationsysteme, Remark Office OMR 9.2 incorporates several new features and corrects various translation issues with the original German language release.   Customers currently using the 9.0 German version who have valid maintenance will be able […]

August 17, 2015

Remark Office OMR 9.2 Portuguese Version Released

Gravic is pleased to announce the release of the Remark Office OMR 9.2 Portuguese version. The 9.2 update brings the Portuguese version up to date with the English version which was released in July. It also includes fixes for several specific issues reported in the 9.0 Portuguese translation. The Remark Office OMR Portuguese software is created in conjunction […]

August 7, 2015

New Support Videos: Creating Template Fields for Barcodes and OCR for Remark Office OMR

Barcodes and machine printed text can be great space savers on your paper forms for adding know information. Many times these items are used as identifiers (Form, Page, Location, Respondent), but really they are a great way to add any known information to your forms and data. Remark Office OMR can read a variety of 1D […]