January 23, 2019

Remark Support Videos Have a New Home!

For many years, we have produced support videos for our Remark Office OMR and Remark Test Grading Cloud products. These videos highlight a mix of step-by-step tutorials on specific features as well as general product overviews. Recently we moved from […]

January 16, 2019

Remark Office OMR 10.1 is Available!

Remark Office OMR 10.1 is now available! This update contains a variety of new features, fixes, and updates including: A link was added to the Help menu to submit a Remark review on our website… let us know what you […]

January 8, 2019

Remark Office OMR Free Form Review Service

The Remark Support team has decades of experience in reviewing customers’ forms for compatibility with Remark Office OMR. While Remark Office OMR allows for vast creativity in form design, there are certain guidelines required in order for the software to […]

October 26, 2018

Upcoming Remark Support Webinar – Using Database Lookup in Remark Office OMR – Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 1:30 PM EDT

Using Database Lookup in Remark Office OMR – Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 1:30 PM EDT Remark Office OMR has a Database Lookup feature that can: 1) verify that the recognized data from a region appears in an external database and 2) after […]

October 19, 2018

Remark Office OMR 10 is Available in Portuguese, German, and Arabic

Gravic is pleased to provide software solutions to customers in over 130 countries around the world. In many countries we work with regional partners to best serve customers in those countries. We are excited to release versions of Remark Office […]

September 21, 2018

Remark Office OMR Support Videos - Multiple Answer Keys

Do you distribute multiple versions of a test to help minimize cheating? Remark Office OMR allows you to grade multiple answer keys in order to reduce the number of students who copy answers from another student. The software offers two […]

September 14, 2018

Collecting University Research Data Using Remark Office OMR at Brandeis University

Here is our latest case study, which details how the Center for Youth and Communities (CYC) at Brandeis University improved their research process by switching to Remark Office OMR.  The CYC conducts various evaluation studies of up to 2,000 surveys. […]

August 29, 2018

Remark Office OMR Support Videos - Tabulating Surveys

With Remark Office OMR’s update to version 10, we are continuing to provide new support videos on various features that will be beneficial to our customers. Use the links below to learn how to quickly tabulate surveys and other evaluation […]

August 3, 2018

Remark Office OMR Support Videos - All About Test Grading

Check out the latest support videos to assist with your test grading needs in Remark Office OMR version 10! Follow the links below to learn how grading your tests and accessing reports can be as easy as clicking a single […]

July 19, 2018

More Remark Office OMR 10 Support Videos

Four more Remark Office OMR 10 support videos have now been released as part of our commitment to continue providing you with updated versions! Follow any of the YouTube links below to watch an updated video detailing a particular feature […]

July 6, 2018

Using Remark Office OMR to Prepare for SATs

We are often asked about the possibility of using the Remark software for standardized testing preparation. In our latest article, you can see how an Illinois school district incorporates Remark Office OMR into their SAT® preparation practices, notably utilizing Remark […]

July 5, 2018

Creating a Training Evaluation Form in Microsoft Word for Use with Remark Office OMR

Are you looking to receive feedback on improving your training programs? Watch this video to learn how to create a Remark Office OMR compatible evaluation form for a training session in Microsoft Word in a matter of minutes. In order […]

June 26, 2018

More Remark Office OMR 10 Support Videos

We promised more Remark Office OMR 10 videos and here they are! Click a link below to see this feature in action: Adding Data on the Fly – Learn how to add descriptive information to your data set without having […]

June 11, 2018

New Remark Office OMR Support Videos

Did you know that Remark Office OMR has been recently updated to Version 10? For your convenience we are creating updated support videos detailing specific features in Remark Office OMR. Check out the following videos for more information: Exporting Grades to […]

May 16, 2018

Using Remark Office OMR to Determine Winners of Science Olympiad

Every day Remark products are used by customers all around the world to simplify their data collection and reporting needs. In this article, see how Future School Mongolia employed the grading features of Remark Office OMR to quickly determine winners […]

April 16, 2018

Announcing Remark Office OMR 10

We are pleased to announce that Remark Office OMR version 10 is now available! For over 27 years, Remark Office OMR has assisted tens of thousands of schools, universities, businesses, non-profits, government organizations, and a variety of other industry professionals in […]

March 29, 2018

Using Mobile Devices to Create Images for Remark Products

Being away from your scanner doesn’t mean you can’t grade your tests or tabulate your surveys. Several companies have developed mobile scanning apps that can be used with Remark Office OMR and Remark Test Grading. These applications capture images of […]

March 28, 2018

Using the Canon DR-M160 II with Remark Software

We are periodically asked about the compatibility of various image scanners with our Remark Solutions: Remark Office OMR and Remark Test Grading. These products can work with image scanners directly, through an image scanner’s TWAIN driver or can read image files […]

February 27, 2018

How to Create a Multiple Choice Test Answer Sheet in Word for Remark Office OMR

Remark Office OMR allows extreme flexibility in building your own customized forms for tests, surveys and any other paper forms. In the video below, we walk you through creating a simple 50-question multiple choice test answer sheet in Microsoft Word®. Word […]

February 20, 2018

Using Remark Office OMR to Collect Data from Time Sheets

Processing paper time sheets can be a very labor intensive task, but is a necessity for many organizations. Simplify your time sheet process by setting up a paper form that can be automatically tabulated by Remark Office OMR. Whether you […]

August 2, 2017

Please congratulate our newest inductee to the Remark Customer Hall of Fame, Dan Fullerton

We are pleased to induct Dan Fullerton into our Remark Customer Hall of Fame. Dan uses Remark Office OMR to grade assessments in all of his high school physics classes, while incorporating Skills Based Grading to prepare his students for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]