Sakhr Software launches Johaina information service in Beirut
In the framework of Johaina's marketing campaign, Sakhr Software has announced launching Johaina the unique online media service and the commencement of its international marketing in Beirut after three months of arrangements since the beta version was released in Gitex Dubai last October.
Johaina enables monitoring, collecting, categorizing and archiving rapid changing news published online in Arabic and English and presents website browsing of over 100 journal, magazine, press agency and satellite channels. It shall be upgraded to 200 sources by March 2002 and 350 by next June. With information being updated every 15 minutes the user can search among 200 general or selected topics for an annual fee of $1000.
Moreover, Johaina offers VIP service for those who seek to search for a certain topic, company, person, country or author without checking all Internet news. Johaina saves the retrieved articles in a personal archive for a whole year. This VIP service costs another annual $1000 in subscription fees.
Johaina is based on Sakhr's latest technologies in Natural Language Processing of Arabic. It is based on Sakhr's Automatic Categorizer and the Idrisi search engine. Sakhr Software was founded in Kuwait in 1982, and was relocated in Cairo in 1990. Sakhr develops software specifically tailored to the needs of the Arabic market and Arabic language users. The company has pioneered many Arabic products and solutions that benefit from its long investment in research in the field of NLP (Natural Language Processing) for Arabic and English. — (menareport.com)
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