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Month: April 2005 (Page 2 of 10)

Intellext Introduces Tools for Online Content Providers

Intellext announced the ActiveContext iSuite, available with client, server, and component modules. This newest product suite from Intellext helps companies that are in the business of publishing and distributing online content increase the visibility of their information and offer their users a richer and more satisfying online experience by proactively driving content to the people who need it, at the time when they are most likely to be able to use it. Shipping at the end of June, ActiveContext iSuite will integrate with any content management or search technology used by the publisher, regardless of platform. An adaptation of Intellext’s Watson product, the ActiveContext Client from Intellext allows content providers to provide the ActiveContext Client to their users, so that all of the information available on their site is contextually-driven to users at the exact time they are most likely to need it. The ActiveContext Component allows any content provider to build their own applications that leverage user context. Developers will be able to build client-side applications ranging from simple context-search toolbars to complex context-enabled applications.

Gilbane Conference in Amsterdam to Debate Future of Content Management Technologies

The Gilbane Report and Lighthouse Seminars announced that the Gilbane Conference on Content Management Technology slated for Amsterdam at the RAI Centre, May 25-27, 2005, will feature an opening keynote panel of technology executives discussing the major upcoming content technologies that will have a profound impact on content management technology development and deployment in the next 12-24 months. Members of the panel include: John Newton, Chairman & CTO, Activiti, and Co-founder, Documentum; Bjorn Olstad, CTO and co-founder, FAST; Rich Buchheim, Senior Director, Enterprise Content Management Strategy, Oracle. Moderating the panel will be Conference Chair Frank Gilbane, Editor and Publisher of The Gilbane Report. Some of the questions the panel will cover include: “There is a lot of debate about enterprise content management (ECM) suites verses individual content applications. What is an “ECM suite” and which approach makes the most sense?”, “The proliferation of content applications and repositories has created a huge integration challenge. How and when will this get resolved?”, “How will blog, wiki, and RSS technology affect content management applications?”, “Will taxonomies or “folksonomy” tagging technologies have a major impact on CMS applications?”, “Are Portals dead for good?”, How will open-source content management software affect future content management implementations?”, and “How will compliance requirements affect content technology, or digital/enterprise rights management products?”. The public is invited to post their own suggested questions to the panel on the Gilbane blog at . The Gilbane Conference on Content Management is being held in conjunction with Tech 2005 (formerly XML Europe). Gilbane Conference attendees will receive four free session passes to attend sessions at XTech 2005., ,

Teragram Announces General Availability of Teragram TK240 for Collaborative Development Version 2.0

Teragram announced the general availability of Teragram TK240 for Collaborative Development version 2.0. This optional add-on software module, based on Teragram’s taxonomy management software and categorization engine, enables teams of specialists in an organization to collaboratively create, manage, and implement taxonomies in real time. TK240 for Collaborative Development uses Teragram’s categorization technology to analyze document contents and organize them into flat or hierarchical taxonomies that facilitate and accelerate the retrieval of information. At the same time, the software enables more than one developer to modify the taxonomy and categorization rules for the same project, enabling users to work simultaneously while individually accessing the specific portion of the taxonomy that is most appropriate. Multiple information workers using TK240 for Collaborative Development to organize large corporate archives, for instance, can work simultaneously on specialized portions of the master taxonomy without conflicting with or overwriting the other’s work.

TRADOS Announces Upcoming Availability of TRADOS 7

TRADOS Incorporated announced the coming availability of TRADOS 7, the latest version of its TRADOS desktop solutions for freelance translation professionals, corporate localization teams and language service providers. Starting next week, TRADOS 7 can be pre-ordered at “early bird” prices. The release includes many enhancements including: increased XML support, including XLIFF, DITA, and conditional XML; Translator’s Workbench fully supports the latest open TMX standard, TMX 1.4b, as well as related standards such as Segmentation Rules Exchange (SRX); full support for Hindi and twenty other new languages; enhanced support for Microsoft Word documents in Context TM and TagEditor – Microsoft Word documents can now optionally be processed as XML-based TRADOStag documents in Context TM and optionally translated in TagEditor as XML-based TRADOStag documents; support for multiple termbases in active terminology recognition; and
improved ease of use. Starting April 25, 2005, customers ordering TRADOS 6.5 (new licenses or upgrades) will receive special early bird promotions when TRADOS 7 is released in June 2005. Early-bird promotions expire on June 27, 2005.

Idiom Announces Immediate Availability of WorldServer 7.5.1

Idiom Technologies, Inc. announced the immediate availability of the newest version of its WorldServer product family WorldServer 7.5.1. With the introduction of WorldServer 7.5.1, Idiom now offers: tightly integrated support with Arbortext Epic Editor – previously, Idiom only offered deep integration with Adobe FrameMaker for XML authoring; enhanced XML content storage, search and retrieval capabilities that make it easier to achieve global content reuse goals; improved filtering for Microsoft Office documents; improved workflow management; and enhanced content management capabilities to better support Idiom customers who choose to use WorldServer as their content management platform, as well as their globalization platform. WorldServer also supports XLIFF, an XML-based standard for the exchange localization data between products, as well as a number native translation workbench formats for products such as TRADOS Desktop and SDLX. WorldServer 7.5.1 is available immediately. Pricing has not changed.

BrowserMedia Announces Release of BrowserCMS 2.0

BrowserMedia announced the official release of BrowserCMS 2.0, the latest version of their Web Content Management System. Improvements in version 2.0 include a completely redesigned user interface, featuring a unique, rich internet application allowing “drag and drop” control over the website architecture. BrowserCMS 2.0 remains affordable CMS and continues to support both large and small website deployments. A new website has been launched to provide CMS product marketing as well as technical support for current clients. BrowserCMS is available under both corporate and non-profit licenses.

Verity to Offer A2iA FieldReader as add-on to TeleForm 9.0

Verity, Inc. announced a technology alliance with A2iA Corporation. The partnership brings together two applications for automatic data capture on forms, including the recognition of cursive handwriting. Verity will offer A2iA FieldReader as an add-on recognition engine that works with Verity TeleForm 9.0 content capture software. Combining OCR, ICR and IWR in a single engine, A2iA FieldReader expands Verity TeleForm’s capabilities by enabling users to convert complex cursive, natural or freeform handwriting on paper forms into computer-useable data. A2iA FieldReader contains multiple recognition engines using artificial intelligence and neural network technology to locate, clean, de-slant and segment writing into words and characters. Because it recognizes entire words and phrases, and utilizes predefined field attributes and vocabularies, A2iA FieldReader improves overall accuracy for TeleForm users who previously could only capture data character-by-character.,

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