Posts Tagged ‘Goldfire’

IHS Granted Key Patent for Proprietary, Next-Generation Search Technology


ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IHS Inc., a leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced it has been granted a new patent for the question-answering technology behind its award-winning IHS Goldfire software, used by companies to accelerate research and power innovation.


Patent No. 8,666,730, labeled “Question-Answering System and Method Based on Semantic Labeling of Text Documents and User Questions,” further extends more than two decades of leadership by IHS Goldfire in precision search technologies. The patent was issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on March 4, 2014 and is valid through March 2030. Read more

IHS & SAE Partner to Offer Semantic Access to Engineering Content

IHS and SAE recently announced a new agreement “that leverages IHS Goldfire’s leading semantic technology to unlock the technical research and applied engineering advancements contained in SAE International’s aerospace, automotive and commercial vehicle technical papers (1988-present). Under the agreement, IHS Goldfire will enable engineers, researchers and other innovation practitioners to semantically access full-text indexed SAE Technical Papers.”

The article continues, “Using IHS Goldfire’s state-of-the-art semantic question answering technology, subscribers to the SAE Digital Library can better find, access and leverage the rich content within SAE Technical Papers. Read more

Invention Machine Launches Goldfire 7.5

Invention Machine, the company recently acquired by IHS, has announced “the latest release of Goldfire, the optimal decision engine. The Goldfire 7.5 release, now also available on iPad and Android Tablets, informs decision-making across the product lifecycle, helping organizations more rapidly arrive at optimal product decisions. Goldfire connects product development personnel, on-demand, to experts inside and outside the organization and to the internal and external knowledge and trends needed to develop, maintain, and produce market-leading products.” Read more

Invention Machine Releases Goldfire 6.6

Invention Machine recently announced the latest release of their innovation intelligence platform, Goldfire 6.6. According to the article, “The latest release features enhancements that help companies build and foster a collaborative culture for accelerating innovative products and services to market. Goldfire 6.6 includes several feature enhancements to fuel innovation not only for Goldfire users, but also for other knowledge workers, managers, or executives involved in new product development and introduction processes. Any role needing to understand or remain current on the latest developments in the market, competition, state of the art in technology, progression of patents or IP, or maturation of their corporate product line will benefit from this release. Read more

Invention Machine Talks Deep Semantics

Invention Machine recently reported on the shortcomings of traditional search and how deep semantics can help: “Yesterday, we hosted a webcast on the Future of Research and how Question Answering Technologies – and Deep Semantics, in particular – address the needs of the knowledge worker. The response was overwhelming. Hundreds of registrations for the event, a flood of responses to our pre-event survey and dozens of questions throughout the live broadcast.  Clearly, the topic of search – and the failure of traditional search – has struck a chord.” Read more

Goldfire is Making Researcher’s Lives Easier

Invention Machine is doing their part to ease the woes of innovation workers. According to this article “up to 80% of research time (according to market research studies) is spent doing work that is similar to, if not the same, as work that has previously been done (often in one’s own organization), while only 2% of a researcher’s time is spent performing novel research.” Read more