NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
TEMIS, the leading provider of Semantic Content Enrichment solutions for the Enterprise, today announced it has signed a strategic license and services agreement with ALM, the leading provider of news and business information to the legal and real estate industries.
Headquartered in New York City, ALM is an integrated media company and a trusted provider of news and information to legal and real estate professionals.
With the goal to further increase the value of its content, ALM chose TEMIS's Luxid® Content Enrichment Platform to provide their online subscribers with a next-generation navigation experience based on semantically enriched content, enabling faceted navigation, extensive linking across data sets, as well as content recommendation and powerful analytics.
"We are looking forward to executing on the advanced capabilities of TEMIS' Luxid® platform," said Gene Bishop, Vice President of Technology at ALM. "By applying this technology to our content data workflow, we will be enabling our products with better search and providing our customers with the richest of experiences."
"We are proud to serve the US leader of legal content with our domain-specific semantic content enrichment platform," said Guillaume Mazieres, Executive Vice President, North America for TEMIS. "Our powerful technology is able to handle the specific ontologies and complex content structures typical of the legal and real estate domains, where we already have an extensive experience."
Based on patented and award-winning technologies, Luxid® exploits off-the-shelf extractors called Skill Cartridges® to extract targeted information from unstructured content and semantically enrich it with domain-specific metadata. This enables publishers and media organizations to efficiently package and deliver relevant information to their audience. To semantically enrich its content, ALM will leverage the following key features of TEMIS's Luxid®:
- Named entity extraction (People, Organization, Location, Function) from news and case law based on ALM's taxonomy as well as TEMIS's off-the-shelf Skill Cartridges®.
- Extraction of domain-specific entities and relationships such as legal citations (including name of enactment & section number) and legal decisions (including role of each involved party, date of decision, and case number).
- Cross-linking of related content within and across news, case law and books.
ALM is a global leader in specialized business news and information. Trusted reporting delivered through innovative technology is the hallmark of ALM's award-winning media properties, which include Law.com (http://www.law.com), The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, The National Law Journal and The New York Law Journal. Headquartered in New York City with 16 offices worldwide, ALM brands have been serving their markets since 1843. For more information, visit http://www.alm.com.
ALM, The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, GlobeSt.com, Insight Conferences, Law.com, Law Journal Press, Law Technology News, LegalTech, The National Law Journal and Real Estate Forum are trademarks or registered trademarks of ALM Media Properties, LLC.
TEMIS helps organizations structure, manage and exploit their unstructured information assets. Its flagship platform, Luxid®, identifies and extracts targeted information to semantically enrich content with domain-specific metadata. This enables professional publishers to efficiently package and deliver relevant information to their audience, and helps organizations to intelligently archive, manage, package, deliver, access and analyze increasing volumes of information.
Founded in 2000, TEMIS operates in the United States, Canada, UK, France and Germany, and is represented worldwide through its network of certified partners. TEMIS' innovative solutions have attracted the business of leading organizations such as AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science), Agence France-Presse, BASF, Bayer Pharma, Bloomberg BNA, BNP Paribas, CABI, Editions Lefebvre-Sarrut, Elsevier, Europol, French Ministry of Defense, French Ministry of Finance, Gannett, Karger, Les Echos, Merck KGaA, Nature Publishing Group, Novartis, OECD, RSNA, Sanofi, Simon & Schuster, Springer Science+Business Media, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Thieme, Thomson Reuters, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Volkswagen and Wiley.