December 19th, 2002

Product Report: TYPENGO N300 Search

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TYPENGO N300 Search

Product Information

Platform: Windows NT, Unix: Linux, Solaris, AIX, remote search service hosting
Price: contact company


  • Search Engine increases recall using phonetics, concept matching, synonyms and custom dictionaries.
  • Does not require or accept Boolean queries or Internet query operators +, -, "".
  • Robot spider gathers content for searching on schedule.
  • Indexes PDF as well as HTML.
  • Presentation Engine provides search results page customization, images, etc.
  • Administrative Engine - browser interface controls all search configuration, dictionaries, schedules, fields to display.
  • Fast implementation, typically 10 days for hosted search and 20 days for customer-site servers.
  • Mainly implemented by e-commerce sites so far.
  • Custom portal suite with scalable architecture available.
  • In business since 1997, first as an online retailer, then selling search and catalog services.
  • Analytics Engine provides search log analysis, standard and custom reports on top search requests, clickthroughs, and success ratios.


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