Established in 1992, IDS offers a range of cloud based services to simplify content acquisition and management for publishers, brands and agencies

IDS works with leading publisher groups in the UK and USA, delivering innovative solutions to improve image sourcing, management, workflow and reporting. Our cloud based services provide one stop access to your archive, photoshoots, UGC, and 125 million images from top photo agencies.

IDS PictureDesk

IDS PictureDesk has been used by newspaper, magazine, TV and online publishers for 10 years to source photos and videos from the world's leading agencies - Reuters, Getty, AP, Corbis + 100s more. Users can browse the archive or used advanced search tools to find the pictures they need. With a database of 125m images, and 50,000 live images added daily, PictureDesk provides live and archive editorial content in one place.

Browser-based - no hardware or software installation required
Fast and easy to use
Comprehensive API - seamless integration with workflow and CMS
Advanced search tools : visual recognition / StarTracker 
Integrate with My IDS to provide access to all internal and 3rd party content
Sophisticated image recognition, tracking and reporting.
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MyIDS is a cloud-based Digital Asset Management system for images, PDFs and video, removing the burden of managing content from your network. MyIDS is optimised to handle very large volumes of data, and can be securely accessed via a web browser or App. The system is highly customisable and integrates seamlessly with existing workflow software.

NEW!  MyIDS includes IDS ImageDiscovery allowing you to automatically analyse PDFs for content usage - allowing instant reporting on image usage.

Removes the need for in-house image databases and storage 
Integrated with PictureDesk - single point of access for internal and 3rd party content
Browser-based - no hardware or software installation required
Highly customisable
One click publish to CMS
Comprehensive API - seamless integration with workflow software
Easily share any content
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IDS Syndication

IDS Syndication platform is a web-based content syndication portal for JPEG, PDF and InDesign files. The syndication portal offers advanced search functionalities allowing users to find the content they want.

Removes need for in-house storage
Browser-based - no hardware of software installation required
Comprehensive API - seamless integration with workflow software
Integrates with PictureDesk for access to agency content
IDS Syndication is used by News UK, Mirrorpix, Guardian Media Group, Associated Newspapers
Contact us for more details on pricing and terms

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