Semantic Universe and Cerebra today announced the launch of the "Semantic Universe Network", a vibrant educational and networking hub for the global semantic technology marketplace. Semantic Universe Network will be the educational and information resource for the people and companies within the high-growth semantics sector, covering the latest news, opinions, events, announcements, products, solutions, promotions and research in the industry.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2009 — Semantic Universe and Cerebra today announced the launch of the "Semantic Universe Network", a vibrant educational and networking hub for the global semantic technology marketplace. Semantic Universe Network will be the educational and information resource for the people and companies within the high-growth semantics sector, covering the latest news, opinions, events, announcements, products, solutions, promotions and research in the industry.

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According to Tony Shaw, Editor of Semantic Universe Network, "The semantic community needs a vehicle to communicate the comprehensive business applications and benefits of semantic technology, as well as a better way to connect developers, customers, entrepreneurs and investors. Semantic Universe Network will be that vehicle."

Says Brian Crook, President of Cerebra, "Today’s launch is an important milestone towards the semanticuniverse.com vision. We now have the technical framework to facilitate the growth and interaction of the community and an online sandbox for all of us to showcase, discuss and advance the enabling benefits of semantic technology."

The semantic community needs a vehicle to communicate the comprehensive business applications and benefits of semantic technology, as well as a better way to connect developers, customers, entrepreneurs and investors. Semantic Universe Network will be that vehicle.

Today’s launch is an important milestone towards the semanticuniverse.com vision. We now have the technical framework to facilitate the growth and interaction of the community and an online sandbox for all of us to showcase, discuss and advance the enabling benefits of semantic technology.

Launch editorial includes extensive new and archived material. Dozens of editorial contributors and industry bloggers are committed to participate in the Semantic Universe Network and over 30 original articles (by 30+ authors) have been published today. Among the contributors are prominent industry analysts and commentators.
Technical articles, case studies and research have been contributed by organizations including: Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, Metatomix, Zemanta, Expert System, Ontos, Collibra, NetBase, IQser, General Electric, and two dozen more. Archived content draws upon a rich media library generated from the Semantic Technology Conferences and the Semantic Report including blogs, webcasts, slide decks, video recordings, executive interviews, audio recordings, profiles, photos, press releases, product information and vendor announcements.

Charter sponsorships are now being offered to product and tool developers within the semantic sector, as well as industry participants such as venture capitalists, consulting firms, educational institutions and other services organizations.

For information about advertising and site sponsorships contact Steve Bastasini +1-415-740-5528 (steve (at) semanticuniverse (dot) com). For information about editorial participation contact Tony Shaw +1-310-337-2616 x102 (tony (at) semanticuniverse (dot) com).

About Semantic Universe:
Semantic Universe is the creator of the Semantic Technology Conference (SemTech), the world’s foremost symposium on the business of semantic technology now in its fifth year. Semantic Universe is also the creator of the Semantic Report and the Semantic Universe Webcast Series. Semantic Universe is a joint venture of Wilshire Conferences and Semantic Arts.

About Cerebra, Inc. – Cerebra is the developer of the Cerebra Server, a content matching and discovery platform combining the respective strengths of natural language processing and semantic reasoning techniques. Cerebra products augment publisher sites with relevant content and advertising delivered as small widget applications to embed maps, reviews, videos, images, products and domain content contextually into publisher web pages.