Open Text Begins Research Initiative

Open Text takes aim at Net searches
Source: Toronto Star

According to this article, Canada's Open Text, a leading player in the enterprise content management/portal space is starting a research initiative with the University of Waterloo.

>From the article, "Open Text hopes to make it easier to find bits of information in the vast collections of e-mail most computer users have, and develop technology that will allow people to search for audio and video files by talking to their computer...Open Text has no plans to jump into the consumer market, however. It will continue to focus on the corporate market, Jenkins said. The company is the world's largest provider of enterprise content management software."

Open Text was an early developer of web search technology and once offered consumer facing search tools.