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TEMIS Named SIIA CODiE Award Finalist for Best Semantic Technology Solution

Luxid® Content Enrichment Platform Earns Prestigious Content Industry Recognition

WASHINGTON, D.C. and NEW YORK, January 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

TEMIS, leading provider of semantic content enrichment solutions, today announced its flagship Luxid® Content Enrichment Platform was named a finalist for the 2013 SIIA Content CODiE Awards for "Best Semantic Technology Solution."

Serving as the pre-eminent awards program for the software and information industries, the SIIA CODiE Awards have been honoring excellence for 27 years. This year's program has 75 categories organized by industry focus in Content, Education and Software.

Finalists in the Content categories represent the best products, technologies, and services created by or for media, publishers, and information services providers. CODiE Award winners will be announced during a special luncheon on January 31 in New York City during the SIIA's annual flagship conference for information industry leaders, IIS 2013: Breakthrough.

In 2010, TEMIS won the CODiE Award for "Best Business Intelligence or Knowledge Management Solution." This year, TEMIS was selected for its excellence in the "Best Semantic Technology Solution" category. This award recognizes the Best Semantic Technology Platform specifically designed for media, publishers & information providers. Nominees include solutions that range from automated tagging and analysis to semantic advertising and content enrichment that can be industry focused (e.g. scientific) or designed for general or broad information. 

"Best Semantic Technology Platform is a new CODiE Award category that recognizes excellence in solutions that provide fluidity to searches and systems operations. These products help media, publishers, and information providers interact in a more intelligent and responsive way," said SIIA Content Division Vice President Kathy Greenler Sexton. "We were excited to see such creative and effective solutions nominate and become finalists in this new category."

"We are honored by this CODiE nomination that recognizes TEMIS's strong commitment to meet the evolving challenges facing the information industry," said Guillaume Mazières, Executive Vice President North American Operations, TEMIS. "The Luxid® platform is widely chosen by leading publishers and information providers worldwide to extract targeted knowledge from their digital assets and enhance their end user experience and engagement."

Structure your unstructured content with Luxid®

The shift to digital has presented information providers with new business opportunities and customer expectations. In this context, semantic content enrichment has emerged as a genuinely game-changing capability for competing effectively:

  • Luxid® makes content more compelling

Semantic content enrichment enhances the audience's experience in discovering, navigating and analyzing content. Semantics boosts content findability and discoverability through improved SEO, navigational facets, links to related content, and powerful analytics.

  • Luxid® helps develop innovative products

Semantic enrichment promotes the efficient packaging of content into new types of products. Topic pages and API-driven content feeds leverage structured and highly granular semantic metadata to deliver topical collections answering the needs of targeted audiences.

  • Luxid® boosts editorial productivity

Semantic content enrichment automates tagging, categorization and linking, thus reducing the effort required to accomplish tasks that were previously manual.

About the SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, providing global services in government relations, business development, corporate education, and intellectual property protection to more than 700 organizations world-wide. The SIIA Content Division is one of six industry-focused divisions, and serves the media, publishing, information services and technology companies that drive the $462 billion content industry.


TEMIS helps organizations structure, manage and leverage their unstructured information assets. Its flagship platform, Luxid®, identifies and extracts targeted information to semantically enrich content with domain-specific metadata. Luxid® enables professional publishers to efficiently package and deliver relevant information to their audience, and helps enterprises to intelligently archive, manage, analyze, discover and share 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 Schering Pharma, BNA (Bureau of National Affairs), BNP Paribas, CARMA International, Editions Lefebvre-Sarrut, Elsevier, EMC, Europol, French Ministry of Defence, French Ministry of Finance, Gannett, Karger, Invest in France Agency, Merck Serono, Nature Publishing Group, Novartis, Philip Morris International, PSA Peugeot-Citroen, Sanofi-aventis, Simon & Schuster, Springer Science+Business Media, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Thieme, Thomson Reuters, Trinity Mirror plc and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


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