Invention Machine Corporation Introduces Knowledgist™ 2.5

New features in Knowledgist 2.5 bring users relevant information faster


BOSTON, MA – September 17, 2001 – Invention Machine Corporation,

(, the leading provider of innovation and intellectual asset management solutions today announced the availability of Knowledgist 2.5, the latest release of the company’s award-winning software for technical research and analysis. Knowledgist 2.5 provides major enhancements in the areas of user interaction, comprehensive web-based and patent research, and document and patent summarization.

About Knowledgist

Knowledgist retrieves, analyzes, and organizes information into a meaningful, robust, personal knowledge base. The software dramatically reduces the amount of time people spend looking for relevant information on the Web, intranet, patent databases, and personal files and emails

Users include members of research and development teams, information scientists, knowledge managers, intellectual asset managers, and patent attorneys.

Release 2.5 expands Knowledgist functionality in the following key areas- document and patent summarization, enhanced browsing and email processing and high quality relevant content.

Benefits include:

Kevin Conner, process engineer at Colgate-Palmolive states, "When our researchers begin a new project, the initial data gathering is a daunting task. Not only do we have to mine new data on the World Wide Web, but also industry specific servers and online databases, not to mention patent databases, and even our own corporate networked drives and email. Whereas a typical search engine would bring back haystacks, Knowledgist blows through the information glut and brings back the needle in the haystack."

"We bring back highly accurate information, "stated Hiske Boddeke, Vice President of Marketing for Invention Machine Corporation. "Users are amazed with the new features in Knowledgist 2.5 that automate common, tedious research tasks. Knowledgist contains functionality that dramatically reduces research time and empowers users to create break through innovation."

About Colgate-Palmolive

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Household Care, Fabric Care and Pet Nutrition. In the US, Colgate sells its quality products under such nationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Mennen, Ajax, Irish Spring, Softsoap, Murphy Oil Soap, Ultra Brite, Baby Magic, and Fab, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet pet foods.


About Invention Machine Corporation

Invention Machine Corporation has over nine years of experience developing knowledge-based innovation solutions that capture relevant information and extract knowledge using semantic processing technology. Invention Machine Corporation customer base includes more than 350 global Fortune 1000 companies like Colgate-Palmolive, Procter & Gamble, Daimler Chrysler, Shell, Unilever, and GlaxoSmithKlein. The company has offices in North America and Europe and is on the web at The online demo of Knowledgist 2.5 can be viewed at

The Invention Machine product portfolio also includes:


CoBrain™ - A server-based corporate solution and a powerful tool to extract company's knowledge and intellectual assets. The software reads and analyzes documents, extracts key concepts, and automatically creates a semantic index to be shared throughout the enterprise.

Tech Optimizer™- A comprehensive suite of innovative support tools that help research and development state and solve engineering problems -allowing for innovative breakthroughs.

For more information:

Melinda Powers

Corporate Communications

Invention Machine Corporation

Tel: 617-305-9250 ext 370


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