Extractor is a patented technology developed over a seven year incubation period by the Interactive Information Technology Group at the National Research Council of Canada. The genesis of Extractor was a thesis exploring the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Specifically, how the growing proliferation of information and intellectual property, primarily via the World Wide Web, could be refined and sourced with certainty and relevance. The application of artificial intelligence married with the theories of machine learning would prove to be very effective.  (please read the published research papers by Dr. Peter Turney, the author, the research fellow and the person with unnerving vision.)

We know and experience today the great results of Dr. Turney's research efforts, now in version 7.2, Extractor is a proven solution providing developers with the tool for better sourcing of information and most importantly its contextual meaning.

As a pure research facility the National Research Council of Canada is not mandated to commercialize its successful results. At the point where a research project reaches its pinnacle private investment and commercialization partner(s) are invited. In the case of Extractor DBI Technologies Inc. became the successful funding and commercialization partner securing the world wide licensing, marketing, and distribution rights.

Extractor is a perfect compliment to DBI Technologies' business portfolio. A portfolio consisting of an ever growing number (95 as of the date of publication) of software development components used by Windows software developers to cost effectively add proven functionality for better User Interface design and program navigation. DBI's experience in providing unparalleled products and services to developer communities worldwide has shown to be indispensable by example of its resource and appointment scheduling solutions consumed by a notable variety of organizations. Extractor extends the benefit for developers and consumers of data and information systems. Anyone using a web browser and / or a search facility is certainly to benefit from the Extractor Technology some point in their lifetime.


"Semantics is a hot industry sector right now a $2 billion per year market and projected to grow to over $50 billion by the year 2010."  http://www.semantic-conference.com/

"It is not content but context that will matter most a decade or so from now. The scarce resource will not be stuff, but point of view"  Paul Saffo,  ( Mr. Saffo is a fellow of the Institute for the Future in Menlo Park, CA) read the full article - "It's the Context, Stupid" published in Wired magazine.


            online demonstration
            sample application
            software development kit
            operating system
                    Mac OS
                    C / C#
                    Visual Basic

     API Functions

     Great for...
workforce optimization
          web log tagging
          refined search
          knowledge management (KM)
          information retrieval (IR)
          semantic web development
          inference engines
          document management
          Portal Services

          Internet Communications
          HomeLand Security
          Contextual Web Search
          Document Mangement
          Knowledge Management
          Intellectual Property Filter
          Intelligent Search
          Text Summarization
          Wireless Push Technology

     Supporting Documentation