IDS Joins the FADEL Family

FADEL, leaders in rights management, combines our sophisticated content services, AI-powered visual search and image and video recognition with the power of rights management and content compliance for a complete brand compliance and management solution

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IDS Joins the FADEL Family
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Daily Mirror
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The Economist
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hearst
Daily Telegraph

Stay Ahead with IDS Solutions

Streamlined Workflows

Streamlined Workflows

With all owned and third party content in one place, IDS solutions are built to save time. IDS has created a range of tools and features developed with publishing workflows in mind.

Increased Revenues

Increased Revenues

Publishers syndicating their content through IDS PictureDesk see increased revenues from additional licensing sales via our platform.

Reduced Spending

Reduced Spending

As well as immediate IT cost savings, with the ability to easily find in-license images and owned articles, significant savings are being made by repurposing content across brands.

AI Technology

AI Technology

IDS offers automated solutions to many manual processes still in use today. Eliminating repetitive tasks such as billing mark-ups and keywording, frees up staff for more skilled work and can reduce head count.

Cloud-Hosted Content

Cloud-Hosted Content

IDS software is 100% cloud-based, 100% scalable and 100% secure; access to content is provided safely and reliably via web browser and our app.

Easy Integration

Easy Integration

IDS solutions easily integrate with in-house CMS, workflow systems and publishing applications including Adobe CC Apps and WordPress. IDS supports third-party feed integration via API or ftp.

Delivering over 100 Million Licensable Images to Media Publishers Around the World

Founded in 1992, Image Data Systems (IDS) are renowned for providing essential and complete SaaS solutions to major publishers for nearly 30 years. Leaning on our extensive knowledge of the industry, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, innovative tools for every publisher.

IDS PictureDesk, our flagship platform, is a universal content aggregator and provides publishers big and small with a one-stop shop for content acquisition, delivering content from over 100 photo agencies. After many years’ experience working with media outlets, we have developed further services to unify and enhance workflows throughout the publishing process: IDS Pages, our AI Powered Visual Search and a suite of Apps and Plugins.

IDS PictureDesk

IDS PictureDesk

The Universal Content Aggregator

  • Market leading search capabilities including Visual Search and StarTracker™
  • Live feed of great content from a range of specialist photo agencies
  • Transfer files directly to internal workflow servers
  • Shareable lightboxes and instant contact sheets
  • Upload content to your private IDS channel for easy storage and retrieval

IDS Pages

IDS Pages

Published Content Platform with Linked Assets

  • Organise your published content into a fully searchable database
  • Retrieve, repurpose and syndicate articles or visual content. We make content syndication easy.
  • Linked files – instantly find all assets from a single page or article
  • Filter content by publication, year, issue and page
  • Automatic mark-up for easy billing

IDS Plugins and Apps

IDS Plugins and Apps

Access Our Platforms From Your Workspace

  • Your IDS account made more convenient for you
  • Mobile Apps for Apple and Android devices
  • Adobe CC Extension available in Photoshop, InDesign and Premiere Pro
  • WordPress Plugin for accessing IDS lightboxes within the WordPress dashboard

AI Visual Search

AI Visual Search

AI-Powered Visual Search Capability

  • Use image identifiers to find similar content in both still and video archives
  • Focus on the details - isolate a feature and ignore the rest
  • Results returned in less than a second
  • Comprehensive API endpoints for easy integration to your website or DAM
  • IDS do not need to store your files

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