Offline Data Entry refers to the process of entering data into the desired format using an optical scanner, data recorder, or keyboard and transcribes written documents into computer data or electronic data from one type to another. Keyboards used for Offline Data Entry have additional features like specialist keys and multiple colors to achieve better clarity while feeding in data to speed up work.
Data fed into databases manually includes addresses and names; computer programming information, financial information, medical records, and so on. Other types of data transcribed are information in spreadsheets, handwritten documents, number sequences, or a list of computer codes. Some organizations use audio inputs in which operators listen to call-outs to enter data into a computing system. ‘Accuracy of data entered is vital for quality Offline Data Entry work since a wrong symbol, number or letter can throw off the whole command function incorporated in computer codes.