Posts Tagged ‘semantic platform’

Semantic Technology Provider Ontotext Announces Strategic Hires for Ontotext USA

OntotextNovember 17, 2014 — Ontotext, a leading provider of core semantic technology and text mining solutions, has announced the expansion of sales, marketing and alliances efforts in North America. This effort began with the hiring of Tony Agresta as Senior VP of Worldwide Sales & Marketing earlier this year. Over the summer, Brad Bogle was hired as Director of Marketing for Ontotext worldwide and more recently, Tom Endyke joined Ontotext USA as the Director of Solutions Architecture.

“We are very pleased to have Tony, Tom and Brad representing Ontotext in the USA,” said Atanas Kiryakov, Executive Director and CEO of Ontotext. Read more

Klappo Hopes to Improve Health with Its Semantic Platform for Ingredients


Jasper Hamill of Forbes recently wrote, “Perhaps the diet sector may soon be looking very emaciated indeed, due to the tasty-looking emerging market in health, wellness and nutrition apps… One of the companies hoping to join in this feeding frenzy is Klappo, a London-based startup which describes itself as a ‘semantic platform for ingredients’. I went to visit this fledgling firm at its Shoreditch headquarters to get a sense of what sort of dish it intends to serve this growing industry. ‘Food is our focus,’ explains the firm’s Italian founder and CEO Massimiliano Del Vita. ‘We want to feed proper data to all the companies who want to innovate and give them access to a huge knowledge base about recipes, products and foods so they can build the best apps possible’.” Read more

AOTA Launches New Online NBCOT® Exam Prep Center With Silverchair


Bethesda, MD / Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 — The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and Silverchair announce the launch of a new interactive online test prep center designed to help occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant students pass their NBCOT® OTR® and COTA® exams.

Developed and reviewed by top occupational therapy leaders and educators across all practice areas, AOTA’s NBCOT® Exam Prep - - provides nearly 1,000 online self-assessment questions and almost 100 clinical simulation scenarios that help students and new graduates focus on the topics they’ll need to master. Read more

Desire2Learn Acquires Knowillage Systems, Inc.

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ONTARIO, Sep 09, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Desire2Learn, the EdTech company that created the world’s first truly integrated learning platform, announces its acquisition of Knowillage Systems, Inc., the creator of an adaptive learning engine – LeaP – that improves grades by helping educators address the personal learning needs of every student. Knowillage LeaP uses language processing and analytics to determine gaps in a learner’s skill set and then provides the right tools, content and techniques to address those areas of weakness. This acquisition extends Desire2Learn’s data-driven product offerings, supporting educators in their efforts to accelerate learning and improve individual learner outcomes. Read more

Return on Intelligence Merges with Exigen Services to Provide End-To-End Core Systems Transformation Solutions

Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 – Return on Intelligence, Inc., an IT management consulting firm with deep experience leveraging knowledge and technology to help clients plan and execute core systems transformations, announced its merger with Exigen Services, a global IT services company specializing in enterprise technology solutions, commercial software development and application outsourcing. Read more

Sirdata Launches Third Party Data Targeting Tool

According to a new article on, “Paris-based tech firm Sirdata has launched a fully automated third party data collection and profiling platform for use in ad targeting. Founded last year, Sirdata specializes in the collection, targeting and sale of anonymous data – gathered from research, demographic profiling, behavioural studies, and online data on interests and intent to purchase. Currently the firm collects data from nearly four million unique visitors per day, while 20,000 publishers use its tags. The firm uses semantic tools to pinpoint specific audience behavioural profiles and tailor-make segments based on specific client requirements, while its Business Consulting & Data Analytics team helps clients gain insight into the behaviour of customers, identify the best prospects and select media and marketing investments to target the most valuable customers and maximise ROI.” Read more

Expert System Announces Cogito SmartContent for Media and Publishers

MODENA, ITALY and SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA–(Marketwired – June 4, 2013) - SEMANTIC TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE – Expert System, the semantic technology company, today announced the launch of the Cogito semantic platform for content enrichment, Cogito SmartContent. Cogito SmartContent offers a full range of semantic features that enable publishers and digital content providers to harness the power of content for greater utilization and monetization across all formats.

Leveraging the power of semantic technology, Cogito SmartContent automatically enriches documents, content management systems and web pages with semantic information, metadata, tags and links to related content to maximize access and streamline delivery of content. Read more

Asia Pacific’s Central Banks and Government Institutions Turn to Thomson Reuters Eikon

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today revealed that 18 central banks and government organizations in Asia Pacific have recently rolled out the flagship Thomson Reuters Eikon platform for real-time financial data, analytics, news and commentary.

The central banks and government authorities that have signed up to use Thomson Reuters Eikon in recent months include the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Reserve Bank of India, Nepal Rastra Bank, Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan), State Bank of Vietnam, Bank of the Lao P.D.R and Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan. Read more

Embarcadero Technologies Delivers Comprehensive Governance-Ready Data Management Platform

Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for application and database development, today announced Embarcadero DB PowerStudio® XE3.5, the latest release of the company’s award-winning database management and development platform. DB PowerStudio XE3.5 is a key component of Embarcadero’s new metadata governance platform, which allows organizations to leverage diverse data across information management and the software development lifecycle for successful data governance initiatives. Read more

DataPop Launches Semantic Ad Platform for Google Product Listing Ads

Based on its flagship creative optimization technology, DataPop has officially launched today the industry’s first Product Listing Ads (PLA) platform that drives significant performance based upon semantic technology. DataPop’s platform seamlessly extracts the most relevant information from retailer product feeds that best connects to consumer intent. Retailers with early access to DataPop’s PLA platform have already seen triple-digit increases in click and conversion volumes from Google PLA. Read more