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Fetch Aims to Grap Deep Web SEO/SEM Lead

Technology Aims to Turn Web Into "Usable Database"

Fetch Technologies specializes in artificial intelligence-based Web Integration solutions. Developed under funding by the Defense Advanced  Research Projects Agency (DARPA), NSF, NASA, the Air Force, and other U.S. Government agencies, the Fetch Agent Platform provides fast and powerful integration of data from virtually any data repository, company information states.

Fetch says that the so-called "Deep Web" search its technology provides "is really heating up," and that it has clients in a number of areas:

Background Search - Fetch is deploying its technology to provide detailed personal background information from a variety of public and private information resources for the largest background search companies in the country.

Travel Industry - Travel industry aggregators such as Farelogix are working with Fetch to integrate fare, scheduling and related information direct from airlines, hotels and other travel destination sites.

News and Business intelligence - A leading global marketing information firm is working with Fetch to develop a used car information system based on data from used car site so that auto dealers can make informed used car buying and selling decisions. 

Homeland Security - Fetch is developing a system to rapidly import and integrate data from multiple Web sites and databases for emergency planning
and response, location intelligence, and anti-terrorism efforts for a variety of US government agencies. 

Shopping - Fetch technology has been being used to aggregate content for hundreds of retailer sites for ShopZilla, a Bizrate shopping bot company.

Internet Business Process Management - Fetch is currently under contract with several large consumer products manufacturers to develop automatic proof of delivery tracking systems.

Jobs Sites - Fetch is working with a large multi-national job placement company to integrate job listings directly from thousands corporate websites.

Real Estate - Fetch has worked with real estate companies to aggregate property listings from over 100 Websites.

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SEO/SEM News Desk 04/18/07 01:33:34 AM EDT

The so-called 'Deep Web' search arena is really heating up, according to Fetch. Several business are already using the company's technology to turn the Web into a usable database, the company says. One example deploying its technology to provide detailed personal background information from a variety of public and private information resources for the largest background search companies in the country.