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Corbis To Automate Captions
Nstein Technologies Inc.

MONTREAL , Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Nstein Technologies Inc., a leader in text analytics and multilingual information access solutions, today announced the signing of a contract with Corbis, a global image licensing company headquartered in Seattle , Washington. Nstein will automate caption indexing of images as they are added to Corbis collections as well as the company's archives. Corbis will leverage Nstein's advanced text analytics to improve search and retrieval processes for its cataloguers and customers as well as to enhance the monetization of its digital assets.

"Throughout our evaluation, Nstein has proven to have the most comprehensive and robust solution on the market. Their technology will help us optimize our operational processes and generate added value to our content. We look forward to working with their team," said Stephen Gillett , chief technology officer at Corbis. With 20 offices throughout North America , Europe and Asia, Corbis offers the richest array of digital image licensing, rights services, artist representation and media management. The organization's vast digital asset collections encompass photography, motion, art and illustration masterpieces.

"We are excited to assist Corbis in their mission to offer rich andcompelling content," said Mario Girard , chairman and chief executive officer of Nstein. "The digital landscape is being reshaped by the convergence of technology and media. Nstein is uniquely positioned to help organizations such as Corbis leverage this opportunity and carry out faster time-to-market content strategies."

As part of the solution deployed at Corbis within its digital asset management (DAM) processes, Nstein will be implementing its advanced entity and concept extraction applications, as well as its automated categorization module.

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