XSB, Inc.

June 23, 2009 12:56 ET

XSB, Inc. Awarded Patent for Its Master Data Management Technology

STONY BROOK, NY--(Marketwire - June 23, 2009) - XSB, Inc. (, a Long Island-based product content data management company, announced today that it has been awarded US Patent 7,542,958 titled "Methods for Determining the Similarity of Content and Structuring Unstructured Content from Heterogeneous Sources."

This patent applies to the company's Xtractica® AI system which enables the collection, aggregation and standardization of product data from a variety of heterogeneous web and legacy data sources. Xtractica® generates clean, rich and standardized product data for end users at a fraction of the cost of offshore solutions. The Xtractica® system is comprised of XSB's Ontology Directed Classifier, Ontology Directed Extractor and XRover® data acquisition components.

The Xtractica® system was developed by several XSB researchers including Dr. David S. Warren, Ph.D, XSB's VP of Sciences, and Tatyana Vidrevich, XSB's Chief Technology Officer.

"This patent represents the cornerstone of XSB's technology," said XSB's CTO, Tatyana Vidrevich. "It reflects the innovation of the XSB team and our commitment to creating and commercializing industry-leading data management solutions. Xtractica® customers benefit from improved data quality and richness. This results in lower cost of enterprise data ownership, and provides for efficient parametric search and comparison of product data. The exclusive protection provided by this patent gives XSB a substantial competitive advantage and enables us to continue to set the standard for Master Data Management."

US patent 7,542,958 is XSB's first awarded patent; the company has applied for two additional patents which are currently pending with the US Patent and Trademark Office. Together, these three patents will solidify XSB's diverse portfolio of intellectual property.

XSB, Inc. makes a market in developing and commercializing technology to enable users to aggregate, standardize and manage product and content data. The company hosts the largest commercial master data file in the world.

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