main company behind the Centre for Document Management Research (CDMR)
is Virtual Studio Sdn Bhd (Virtual), a Malaysian based company that
specializes in providing comprehensive document management solutions. In
1997, Virtual began its operations as a pure research & development
company and worked in several areas including document control systems,
database integration, CAD engineering solutions, 3D walk through
services and ERP software.
early 1998, Virtual focused its entire development effort on electronic
document management systems (EDMS) to meet the rapidly growing
popularity for this product segment. In early 2000, Virtual launched the
DocControl EDMS – its flagship product for document capture, search
& retrieval, archiving and workflow for Windows-based networks. Its
products are developed from a combination of its own original codes and
world-class imaging codes used by top global software companies.
now offers a unique perspective to its business services. The Company
provides a much higher level of technical expertise than many of its
competitors in the region. This includes value-added knowledge
management services; flexibility for customization and scalability; and
superior product support services. Its development team is also
constantly updating the DocControl software and its consulting services
with the latest ISO document control concepts.
imported codes are used to improve several areas of its product such as
enhancements for viewer support to include faster image compression /
decompression, faster loading & extended file format support, and
expanding functionality for performance optimization to make DocControl
features even faster.
document management systems, Virtual is an approved agent for a variety
of popular document imaging scanners, data back-up hardware, and also a
value-added reseller of most IT hardware & software solutions. Its
client list includes major corporate and government organizations, and
small to medium scale companies involved in the construction,
architectural, legal, power and trading industries. Virtual also has
business partners who provide synergistic services including archiving,
bureau, copier and document conversion services.