Established in 1992, IDS offers a range of cloud based services to simplify content acquisition and management for publishers, brands and agencies
IDS for Publishers
NEW! IDS now provides automatic image recognition from any source, allowing you to track and analyse usage and remit payment to suppliers.
IDS Picturedesk - Access photos and video from the world's leading agencies. Manage all content via a single interface. Integrates directly into your workflow
MyIDS - Upload and share your internal archive, photo-shoots or UGC material
- Syndication - Increase sales of your in-house archive via the IDS Syndication Portal
For Brands & PR Agencies
- IDS Picturedesk - a one-stop source for over 150 million live and archival celebrity images, from hundreds of contributing agencies
- IDS StarTracker™ - Receive automated alerts in real time to help you track photos of your clients, products and events
- BrandTag™ - Seamlessly attach your brand’s copyright to images before they can be accessed by photo editors
- IDS Visual Analytics - Identify and track images containing your products with our proprietary, state-of-the-art image recognition technology
For Content Owners
Are you looking to license your images to the widest possible audience? Photo agencies and brands use IDS to increase sales and reach a global audience of media organisations.
IDS Picturedesk is used by hundreds of content suppliers and viewed by thousands of media buyers every day.
- Let IDS automatically track your image usage
Receive live reports highlighting the reach of your content
Our technology makes costly, unreliable in-house systems redundant