optical mark reading



  • The recognition of an optical mark by an optical sensor. Used, for instance, to automatically gather information from forms that use checkmarks, filled-in circles, and the like. Its abbreviation is OMR. Also called optical mark recognition, optical mark sensing, mark reading, mark recognition, mark sensing, mark scanning, or mark detection.
  • acronymOMR
  • synonymoptical mark sensing
  • synonymoptical mark recognition