Montreal, Canada – July 17, 2012 – TEMIS, leading international provider of semantic content enrichment solutions, today announced it has signed a major license and services agreement with CAIJ, Quebec legal information access center.
Created in 2001 and one of the largest data providers of its kind in North America, CAIJ supplies members of Quebec's Bar and Judiciary fast and efficient online access to legal information, saving time, effort and fees associated with legal research.
The largest legal information provider in Quebec, CAIJ serves 25,000 members and runs a network of 39 law libraries located in courts throughout the province. CAIJ also provides a range of online search tools - the JuriBistroTM Suite - for instantaneous access to more than one million digital resources in legislation, case law and legal literature.
In order to make its search solutions more effective and relevant for its professional user base, CAIJ has chosen to embed Luxid®, TEMIS semantic content enrichment platform, at the core of its information system.
Luxid® has the capability of identifying hundreds of different kinds of "entities" (people, locations, organizations, etc.) in a document, including complex case law references, making them available to users through CAIJ new search tool: JuriBistroTM eQuantum.
Judges, attorneys and other legal professionals using JuriBistroTM eQuantum can research, filter and navigate within search results according to relevant domain-specific criteria. JuriBistroTM eQuantum is a strategic legal decision-making tool used to discover a variety of relevant facts in a case, such as ages of people involved, financial compensation, years of marriage, years sentenced for a crime, etc.
"With TEMIS software, CAIJ will greatly increase the quality of service to our members", said Richard Boivin, Executive Director of CAIJ. "Because of its experience in the legal domain, TEMIS will guide us into the world of knowledge management."
"CAIJ ambitious plan will benefit from our renowned experience in information extraction for legal publishers", adds Vincent Nibart, Sales Director, TEMIS Canada. "This new reference account confirms our technological advantage in terms of semantic enrichment of legal content as well as our commitment to the Canadian market."
CAIJ is a network of 39 libraries serving members of the Bar and Judiciary of Quebec. CAIJ offers research and training services as well as a range of research tools accessible online through JuriBistroTM search tools Suite. CAIJ mission is to "make legal information available, with priority given to members of the Bar and Judiciary of Quebec, and to ensure that access is the same regardless of geographical location or work environment". Every day, CAIJ strives to reduce the time, effort and cost of accessing legal information.
TEMIS is the leading provider of text analytics-based semantic content enrichment solutions, turning unstructured data into actionable knowledge, enabling advanced content analysis and strategic information discovery. Its flagship content enrichment solution, Luxid®, automatically associates value-added metadata with content.
TEMIS' innovative solutions address the needs of publishers, as well as Enterprises and have attracted the business of leading organizations such as AAAS (“Science”), Agence France-Presse, American Society for Microbiology, Editions Lefebvre-Sarrut, Elsevier, Gannett (“USA Today”) HCPro, HighWire, McGraw-Hill Companies, Merck, National Agricultural Library (US Department of Agriculture), Nature Publishing Group, SAGE Publications, Simon & Schuster, SOQUIJ, Springer Science+Business Media, Thieme, and Thomson Reuters.
Founded in 2000, TEMIS has offices in the United States, Canada, the UK, France and Germany, and is represented worldwide through its network of certified partners.
Luxid® automates the semantic enrichment of unstructured content, producing metadata that boosts the relevance of search engines and enables powerful content navigation features such as facets, similar document recommendations and semantic links to structured knowledge that enhance the end-user experience on online portals and drive increased usage. Semantic metadata can also be used to efficiently develop new products such as specialized topical collections and knowledge bases for additional revenue streams.
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