March 29, 2016 – New York, USA and Sofia, Bulgaria: Impelsys, a world leader in publishing and learning technology solutions, and Ontotext, an innovation leader in Semantic Technology, today announced the availability of an integrated technology offering that adds new perspectives to content publishing and enables smart content authoring, discovery, repurposing and monetization for publishers and eLearning providers.
Introducing a semantic layer to Impelsys’ iPublishCentral infrastructure with Ontotext GraphDB and Dynamic Semantic Publishing Platform allows publishers and content provides to benefit from semantically enriched metadata at both downstream and upstream of their production workflow and value chain, and turn their content into Smart Content.
The partnership will open the doors to numerous opportunities for both parties to help their customer base of publishers, learning providers and enterprises to better manage and utilize digital content:
- Impelsys offers their flagship digital content delivery infrastructure, iPublishCentral which supports dissemination of basic PDF/EPUB based eBooks to complex SCORM compliant courseware modules. Impelsys’ content engineering and technology services combined with Ontotext powerful semantic capabilities will bring to market a comprehensive digital content management solution.
- Ontotext, on the other hand, brings to the table GraphDB semantic database and vast experience in Semantic Technology for publishers that help content creators automate their workflows; streamline production, curation and reuse of content leveraging various types of metadata; and provide richer context, relevant content recommendations and advertising to consumers, while significantly expanding its reach in publishing and other key, high-growth markets.
Speaking on the partnership, Sameer Shariff, Founder and CEO of Impelsys conveyed, “Partnering with Ontotext expands Impelsys’ strategy to delivery full-stack, end-to-end solution for our publishers and eLearning providers. We are excited about collaborating with Ontotext on their semantic technologies to leverage the full power of our flagship IP, iPublishCentral, in delivering next generation, comprehensive read-to-learn solutions for our global customers.”
Atanas Kiryakov, Founder and CEO of, Ontotext said, “Ontotext provides publishers products that solve some of the toughest technology problems: automatic content enrichment, powerful content retrieval and recommendation. Building a complete Smart Content management solution requires also digital asset management infrastructure and services, as the ones provided by Impelsys. I am happy that we developed and now can announce our partnership with Impelsys.
Together Ontotext and Impelsys offer publishers very efficient Smart Content and Metadata solutions with reduced complexity and effort for implementation. Joining hands with Impelsys will help us serve our clients from the beginning of their content creation journeys to the final stage of publishing and delivery. It is a powerful way to leverage semantic metadata enrichment, that leads to better content discoverability, user-tailored content recommendation and smarter advertising.”
Impelsys is a leading provider of technology solutions and services for global publishers and education providers, managing content & learning delivery on their flagship platform – iPublishCentral Suite, the World’s Most Comprehensive Read to Learn Solution. Impelsys provides content engineering services across the digital product development lifecycle helping clients build new digital products ranging from eBooks to simulations to online courseware.
For over a decade Ontotext has brought together metadata and content to search, navigate and analyze information in more productive ways. Ontotext was among the first organizations in the world to recognize the power of semantic-driven technology. After extensive product development and self-funded R&D, Ontotext’s vision for semantic technology is now being shared by some of the world’s most renowned organizations spanning a diverse range of industries.
Our client list includes news and media agencies like the BBC, Press Association and Financial Times, top Academic publishers like IET, Wiley and OUP, leading pharmacological companies such as AstraZeneca, important government agencies including the US Department of Defense, The National Archive of UK, US Medicare, and centuries old cultural institutions like the British Museum.