Inxight

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Inxight Software
part of SAP AG
Industry computer software
Founded (1997)
Key people
Ian Bonner, President and CEO
Products LinguistX, StarTree, Summarizer, ThingFinder, TableLens, TimeWall
Revenue US$14.6 million (2003)
Number of employees
100 (2005)
Website www.inxight.com - (moved to SAP web site)

Inxight Software, Inc. is a software company specializing in visualization, information retrieval and natural language processing. It was bought by Business Objects in 2007; Business Objects was in turn acquired by SAP AG in 2008. Founded in 1997, Inxight is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. It was originally spun out of Xerox PARC.

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Inxight offers text analysis products in the form of C++ libraries:

  • LinguistX identifies stems, parts of speech, and noun phrases.
  • Summarizer identifies key phrases and key sentences.
  • ThingFinder identifies entities and grammatical patterns, such as "facts", events, relations, and sentiment. This is built on a proprietary pattern-matching language that is compiled into a finite-state transducer.
  • Categorizer matches a document to nodes in a taxonomy hierarchy.

And also visualization products:

  • StarTree, a hierarchical and graph visualization/navigation tool.
  • TableLens, trend visualization tool for large data sets.
  • TimeWall, an event/timeline visualization tool.

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