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closed 1/26/2009 via PR Newswire

SVOX AG, purchased Speech Processing Unit from Siemens AG

synopsis: SVOX, the leading provider of embedded speech solutions announced the acquisition of the Professional Speech Processing Group of Siemens AG. SVOX has acquired all speech technology-related IP of Siemens AG developed over 25 years, including the SpeechAdvance(TM) speech recognition product suite and more than 60 patent families.
buyer: SVOX AG
SVOX AG is the leading provider of embedded speech solutions for the automotive and mobile device industries. SVOX focus on embedded environments and the use of flexible software architectures allow for optimized ASR, TTS and speech dialog solutions. "
seller: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$64,691.00)
Siemens AG is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. For over 160 years, Siemens has stood for technical achievements, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality.
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announced 10/10/2018 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire FriendlyData

synopsis: ServiceNow, a cloud computing company, has agreed to acquire the technology of FriendlyData, which makes it easy for non-technical users to ask quantitative questions in plain English and get fast results through direct answers or data visualizations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,896.00)
ServiceNow makes work better across the enterprise. Their applications automate, predict, digitize and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, customer service, security operations and HR service delivery, creating a better experience for employees and customers. "
target: FriendlyData
FriendlyData helps enterprises make corporate data accessible to business people by providing a natural language search interface to databases. FriendlyData, Inc. is the San Francisco based enterprise software company backed by 500 Startups and other Silicon Valley investors.
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closed 8/29/2018 via Company Press Release

Samurai Labs, acquired Fido.ai

synopsis: Fido.ai has been acquired by Samurai Labs--a pioneering artificial intelligence lab dedicated to preventing online violence. Fido.ai's patented, award-winning technology represents the third wave of AI that combines deep neural networks with reasoning based on expert knowledge.
buyer: Samurai Labs
Samurai Labs’ novel approach represents the third wave of AI that combines deep neural networks with reasoning based on language and expert knowledge. Samurai detects the most violence and raises false alarms four times less often than the current state of the art technology. "
target: Fido.ai
Fido.ai is working on Artificial Intelligence for detecting and reducing cyberbullying and violence online. Fido.ai has been recognized as the leader of the 3rd wave of AI in language understanding. Wherever text communication between users occurs, Fido's AI can be used help detect violence online.
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announced 3/16/2006 via BusinessWire

IBM, will acquire Language Analysis Systems, Inc.

synopsis: IBM today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Language Analysis Systems, Inc. (LAS), a privately-held company based in Herndon, Virginia, that develops multicultural name recognition technology.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$58,361.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: Language Analysis Systems, Inc.
LAS technology verifies the origin, cultural variations and meaning of names by comparing and analyzing factors commonly associated with nearly one billion names from around the world, including nicknames, titles, format changes and typographical errors.
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closed 7/21/2022 via Company Press Release

SAP SE, acquired Askdata

synopsis: SAP SE announced that it has acquired Askdata, a startup focused on search-driven analytics. Available in multiple languages, Askdata’s personalized experience connects live to source applications without moving data, while retaining the complete business context to return meaningful answers and proactive insights.
buyer: SAP SE (SAP:$28,572.00)
Germany-based SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and in all industries run at their best. Its machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics technologies help turn customers’ businesses into intelligent enterprises. "
target: Askdata
Askdata is a startup focused on search-driven analytics. Available in multiple languages, Askdata’s personalized experience connects live to source applications without moving data, while retaining the complete business context to return meaningful answers and proactive insights.
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closed 6/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Symboticware Inc., acquired Palifer Inc.

synopsis: Ontario-based Symboticware has acquired Palifer, the developer of a deep-learning Natural Language Processing AI software that generates data from work orders created in natural language. Palifer’s AI will enable Symboticware’s customers to reduce unscheduled downtime, prevent unsafe incidents caused by equipment failure and optimize maintenance.
buyer: Symboticware Inc.
Based in Ontario, Symboticware is the nerve-center of mining intelligence. Its 4-Sight.ai product is an end-to-end System of Intelligence that provides AI-driven actionable insights to empower its customers to make smart, informed, and on-time decisions. "
target: Palifer Inc.
Palifer is a developer of a deep-learning Natural Language Processing (NLP) AI software that generates data from work orders created in natural language. Its AI algorithm extracts meaning from unstructured work orders and repair history files generated by technicians, repair mechanics and operators.
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announced 9/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Nuix, will acquire Topos Labs, Inc

synopsis: Australian data management vendor Nuix is set to acquire US-based natural language processing (NLP) software vendor Topos Labs. Topos, headquartered in Boston, offers an artificial intelligence (AI) driven NLP platform that identifies relevant content for risk management and compliance.
buyer: Nuix (ASX:NXL:$129.81)
Nuix is a worldwide provider of information management technologies, including eDiscovery, electronic investigation and information governance software. Nuix's powerful, intuitive technology makes it possible to search, investigate and actively manage unstructured data sets of any size or structure."
target: Topos Labs, Inc
US-based natural language processing (NLP) software vendor Topos Labs offers an artificial intelligence (AI) driven NLP platform that identifies relevant content for risk management and compliance.
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closed 4/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Evolve IP, acquired Jog.ai Inc.

synopsis: Evolve IP, a provider of cloud computing and cloud communications services, has acquired Jog.ai, a speech analytics and natural language technology firm. Jog.ai provides an automated call recording and transcribing solution that creates a ‘screenplay’ for calls. The interactive screenplay allows users to flag important moments for fast reference.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Evolve IP
Evolve IP delivers customized strategies and integrated services for both cloud computing and communications; solutions that are designed to work together and with the applications already used in their clients' businesses. "
target: Jog.ai Inc.
Jog.ai is a speech analytics and natural language technology firm. Jog.ai provides an automated call recording and transcribing solution that creates a ‘screenplay’ for calls. The screenplay is clickable, copiable, and sharable and allows users to flag important moments for fast reference.
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closed 8/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Aspect Software, acquired LinguaSys

synopsis: Aspect Software, a leading award-winning cloud provider of fully-integrated consumer engagement, workforce optimization, and back-office solutions, announced the acquisition of the technology assets of LinguaSys, an Interactive Text Response (ITR), and natural language user interface provider.
buyer: Aspect Software
Aspect helps enterprise contact centers deliver remarkable customer experiences across every conversation and every channel – through a single, elegant software platform. "
target: LinguaSys
LinguaSys provides Interactive Text Response (ITR), natural language user interface, and near-real time text translations to leading Fortune 100 companies. LinguaSys' technology allows channels like SMS and Twitter to become two-way conversations, expanding omni-channel service interactions.
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closed 6/21/2006 via PR Newswire

Pearson Education, acquired ELLIS, Inc.

synopsis: Pearson Education, world's leading education company, announced the acquisition of ELLIS, provider of English language training software for kindergarten through adult learners. The company plans to integrate ELLIS into its Pearson Digital Learning business unit, a leading provider of proven, research-based technology solutions for preK-12 learners
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Pearson Education
Educating 100 million people worldwide, Pearson Education is the global leader in integrated education publishing. "
target parent: Camden Partners Holdings, LLC
target: ELLIS, Inc.
English Language Learning and Instruction System, Inc. (ELLIS) is a software development and marketing company based in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 1990, Dr. Frank Otto founded ELLIS, formerly known as CALI, to provide a better way to teach the English language to non-English speakers.
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closed 9/27/2011 via BusinessWire

SmartPalate International, acquired CompleteSpeech, LLC

synopsis: Smart Palate International announced that it has acquired CompleteSpeech. CompleteSpeech's Palatometer system helps children and adults with their speech. The system is made up of three unique components that work together seamlessly to bring the powerful visual feedback to system users.
buyer: SmartPalate International
Smart Palate International manufactures an innovative new method and system that helps children and adults with their speech. This technology, called the SmartPalate, visually shows users the imprint of each sound they want to make and helps them say it correctly. "
target: CompleteSpeech, LLC
CompleteSpeech's Palatometer system is the most accurate technology available to solve the problems associated with speech and articulation. The Palatometer system is made up of three unique components that work together seamlessly to bring the powerful visual feedback to system users.
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closed 3/17/2008 via BusinessWire

SAS Institute Inc., acquired Teragram Corporation

synopsis: SAS, the leader in business intelligence and advanced analytics, announced today the acquisition of privately held Teragram, the leader in natural language processing and advanced linguistic technology. The acquisition will enhance SAS’ own robust text mining and analytical BI offerings, and extend them to enterprise and mobile search.
buyer: SAS Institute Inc.
SAS is the leader in business intelligence and analytical software and services. Customers at more than 44,000 sites use SAS software to improve performance through insight from data, resulting in faster and more accurate business decisions. "
target: Teragram Corporation
Teragram Corp. is the market leader in mobile and multilingual natural language processing technologies that use the meaning of text to distill relevant information from vast amounts of data.
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closed 2/21/2007 via BNC Analysis

Matrikon Inc., acquired Axonwave Software, Inc.

synopsis: Matrikon is pleased to announce that it has acquired Axonwave Software Inc., a private company based in Vancouver, BC. Established in 1999, Axonwave grew out of the natural language laboratory at Simon Fraser University led by Dr. Fred Popowich, a recognized leader in the field of linguistic computing.
buyer: Matrikon Inc. (MTKRF:$81.73)
Makitron develops OPC products and provides integration services and solutions. Industry solutions include OPC Tunneller, OPC DataManager, OPC Desktop Historian, OPC Transporter, OPC Redundancy Broker, amongst others. "
target: Axonwave Software, Inc.
The Axonwave text analytics system lets enterprises unlock the high-value potential in their text sources. Unlike simplistic keyword-based systems, the Axonwave Content Intelligence System (CIS) works with the meaningful conceptual content of your text.
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closed 7/20/2006 via BusinessWire

Voxeo Corporation, acquired VoiceReady

synopsis: Voxeo Corporation, the only provider of hosted IVR services with a 100% uptime guarantee, announced the acquisition of VoiceReady, a privately held company whose web-based graphical design and reporting solutions enable the rapid delivery and management of VoiceXML and VoIP-based telephony applications.
buyer: Voxeo Corporation
Voxeo Corporation is the leading provider of standards-based, hosted, and customer premise interactive voice response (IVR) solutions to Fortune 500 and other innovative companies. "
target: VoiceReady
VoiceReady is a privately held company whose core expertise lies in software technology for creating and maintaining speech recognition applications for use over the telephone.
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closed 9/20/2021 via PR Newswire

Dubber Pty Ltd, acquired Notiv

synopsis: Melbourne-based Dubber Corporation Limited has acquired Notiv, an Australian developer of innovative cloud-native AI-based products that turn meetings into transcribed notes, summaries, signals, actions, and more. With Notiv, Dubber will now have the ability to automatically take notes and create action items on every call.
buyer: Dubber Pty Ltd (DUB.ASX:$14.89)
Australia-based Dubber is the world's most scalable Unified Call Recording service and Voice Intelligence Cloud. Dubber allows service providers to offer conversational recording from virtually any source, turning them into AI-enriched insights for compliance, business intelligence, and more. "
target: Notiv
Based in Australia, Notiv is a developer of innovative cloud-native AI-based products. Notiv transforms the content of a meeting into actionable insights through AI and Natural Language Processing generated transcriptions, notes and actions linked to the recording.
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closed 7/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Bloomsbury AI Limited

synopsis: Facebook announced that it’s acquired London-based artificial intelligence firm Bloomsbury AI, which specializes in natural language processing. London-based Bloomsbury AI has built an AI called Cape that reads text documents and answers questions about their contents.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Bloomsbury AI Limited
London-based Bloomsbury AI has built an AI that reads text documents and answers questions about their contents (called Cape). Cape can be used on documents or websites, so that users can get immediate answers to their questions.
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closed 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Beech Tree Private Equity, acquired Learnlight

synopsis: Beech Tree Private Equity, a new private equity business in the UK, has acquired Learnlight Group SL, an international virtual training business specialising in languages and skills training for employees of large blue-chip multi-national companies.
buyer: Beech Tree Private Equity
Beech Tree Private Equity is a new private equity business in the UK providing transformational capital to growing businesses. Beech Tree Private Equity has an absolute focus on investing in high growth businesses in the UK, valued between £10 million and £75 million. "
target: Learnlight
Learnlight is an EdTech company that’s passionate about putting trainers at the heart of the learning experience. They use technology to blend trainers and up-the-minute content in a cloud-based platform that gives their learners an unparalleled experience.
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announced 10/13/2010 via Reuters

Idapted Ltd will be merged with Eleutian Technology LLC,

synopsis: Online education companies Eleutian Technology and Idapted Ltd said that they will merge, bringing together the U.S. and Chinese companies in the fast-growing $100 billion market for online English instruction.
buyer: Eleutian Technology LLC
Eleutian Technology is the industry leader of online language instruction for global business and education entities. Founded in 2006, Eleutian’s effective teaching methods have already earned endorsements from many world-class organizations. "
target: Idapted Ltd
Idapted builds the next generation of scalable live language learning technologies and services. Each month, thousands of teachers and students from around the world learn and teach English and Mandarin through Idapted’s global system.
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Astute Solutions, acquired LiveWire Logic, Inc.

synopsis: The number one end-user endorsed inbound consumer interaction solution provider, Astute Solutions today announced that it has acquired, LiveWire Logic, a Research Park Triangle innovator and provider of computational linguistics software.
buyer: Astute Solutions
Astute Solutions, a leading provider of customer interaction solutions, helps companies leverage Internet and telephony solutions for a completely integrated customer relationship and information management solution. "
target: LiveWire Logic, Inc.
RealDialog, is an automated customer self-service solution that delivers the right answer to your customers' questions. It is the industry’s only solution with automated agent technology capable of engaging customers in a web-based two-way dialog, to provide accurate answers.
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closed 4/17/2019 via PR Newswire

LearnShip Networks GmbH, acquired GlobalEnglish Corporation

synopsis: Learnship, the world's leading provider of online, face-to-face language training has acquired GlobalEnglish, a leading provider of digital language training. GlobalEnglish is a worldwide leader in providing digital business English communication training to corporate learners.
buyer parent: THI Investments GmbH
buyer: LearnShip Networks GmbH
Learnship is based in Cologne, Germany with offices in Berlin, Munich, Stuttgart, Paris (France), Basel (Switzerland) and Chicago (USA). The company provides online, face-to-face training in 14 languages for employees at international organizations in more than 75 countries. "
target: GlobalEnglish Corporation
GlobalEnglish delivers Business English language learning solutions to organizations across the globe. The company’s unique combination of technology, personal coaching, context-driven learning and engaging content uniquely positions GlobalEnglish to help teams co-operate, collaborate and innovate.
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announced 6/27/2022 via PR Newswire

Siemens AG, will acquire Brightly Software, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens AG, a global technology company, will acquire Brightly Software, Inc. from Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a leading private investment firm. Brightly is a leader in intelligent asset management solutions. Their sophisticated cloud-based platform provides solutions for enterprise asset management, maintenance, smart automation, and more.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$64,691.00)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation & distribution and intelligent infrastructure. "
target parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
target: Brightly Software, Inc.
Brightly is a leader in intelligent asset management solutions. Brightly enables organizations to transform the performance of their assets. Their sophisticated cloud-based platform provides solutions for enterprise asset management, maintenance, smart automation, and more.
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closed 6/8/2022 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, acquired Senseye.io

synopsis: Siemens, a global technology powerhouse that has stands for engineering excellence, has acquired Senseye, a machine health management company is headquartered in the UK, with regional offices around the world.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$64,691.00)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation & distribution and intelligent infrastructure. "
target: Senseye.io
Senseye, a machine health management company is headquartered in the UK, with regional offices around the world, enabling predictive maintenance at global scale. Trusted by Fortune 500 industrial companies, Senseye™ is the leading cloud-based product for Predictive Maintenance 4.0.
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Körber AG, will purchase Mail and Parcel Business from Siemens Logistics GmbH

synopsis: The international technology group Körber has signed an agreement to acquire Siemens Logistics’ global mail and parcel business. Siemens Logistics provides cutting-edge mail and parcel technology and advanced software for leading global logistics providers.
buyer: Körber AG
Körber AG is a strategic management holding company based in Hamburg. The group has approximately 10,000 employees at more than 100 locations worldwide. "
seller parent: Siemens AG
seller: Siemens Logistics GmbH
The acquisition includes Siemens Logistics’ global mail and parcel business. Siemens Logistics provides cutting-edge mail and parcel technology and advanced software for leading global logistics providers.
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Atlantia S.p.A., will acquire Yunex Traffic

synopsis: Atlantia, an Italy-based holding company, will acquire Yunex Traffic from Siemens, a global technology company. Yunex Traffic is a global leader in traffic solutions. Yunex Traffic develops solutions for cities, highway authorities and mobility providers. They offer solutions for traffic management, traffic simulation, tunnel management, and more.
buyer: Atlantia S.p.A. (BIT:ATL:$6,784.65)
Atlantia S.p.A. is an Italy-based holding company operating in the field of infrastructures in Italy, Brazil, Chile, India and Poland. Through its subsidiaries, Atlantia S.p.A. offers integrated solutions in the field of engineering, construction and maintenance of highway and airports. "
target parent: Siemens AG
target: Yunex Traffic
Yunex Traffic is a global leader in intelligent traffic solutions. Yunex Traffic develops novel mobility options for cities, highway authorities and mobility providers. They offer solutions for traffic management, traffic simulation, tunnel management, and more.
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announced 8/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Siemens AG, will acquire Sqills

synopsis: Siemens, a global technology company, will acquire Sqills, a Netherlands-based public transport software company. Sqills provides cloud-based software solutions for inventory management, reservation, and ticketing. Their solutions enable rail and bus operators to handle millions of transactions per day and optimize seat capacity.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$64,691.00)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation & distribution and intelligent infrastructure. "
target: Sqills
Sqills is a Netherlands-based public transport software company. Sqills provides cloud-based software solutions for inventory management, reservation, and ticketing. Their solutions enable rail and bus operators to handle millions of transactions per day and optimize seat capacity.
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closed 6/2/2021 via PR Newswire

Siemens Digital Industries, acquired Nextflow Software

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries, a German leader in automation and digitalization, has acquired Nextflow Software, a provider of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solutions in France. Nextflow Software offers Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) software that helps businesses to develop and manufacture products that involve fluid flows.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. Closely collaborating with partners and customers, DI drives the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries. "
target: Nextflow Software
Nextflow Software is a provider of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solutions in France. Nextflow Software offers Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) software that helps clients in the automotive, aeronautics, energy, and marine industries to develop and manufacture products that involve fluid flows.
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Siemens AG, will acquire SupplyFrame, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens, a global technology company, will acquire Supplyframe, a leading Design-to-Source platform for the global electronics value chain. The acquisition unlocks significant value for customers of Supplyframe and Siemens, providing seamless and quick access to both Siemens’ offerings and Supplyframe’s marketplace intelligence.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$64,691.00)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation & distribution and intelligent infrastructure. "
target: SupplyFrame, Inc.
Supplyframe is the leading provider of Design-Source-Intelligence (DSI) for the global electronics value chain. Over 10 million engineering and supply chain professionals worldwide engage with Supplyframe's SaaS solutions, search engines, and media properties to power rapid innovation.
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Siemens Digital Industries, acquired Fractal Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries Software has acquired Fractal Technologies, a provider of production signoff-quality IP validation solutions. With this acquisition, Siemens' electronic design automation customers can more quickly validate internal and external IP and libraries used in their integrated circuit designs to improve overall quality.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. Closely collaborating with partners and customers, DI drives the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries. "
target: Fractal Technologies, Inc.
Fractal Technologies is a provider of production signoff-quality IP validation solutions. Fractal's offerings include a comprehensive suite of IP validation and comparison checks to accelerate time-to-tapeout and improve silicon results by enabling design data quality and integrity.
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Siemens AG, acquired Padam Mobility

synopsis: Siemens Mobility announced that it has acquired Padam Mobility, a technology company that provides AI-powered platforms and applications for on-demand and paratransit services. The leading software as a service (SaaS) organization helps transit operators to provide more efficient transportation in both urban and rural areas.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$64,691.00)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation & distribution and intelligent infrastructure. "
target: Padam Mobility
Created in 2014 by three young engineers from the Polytechnic School of Paris and Ponts & Chaussées, Padam Mobility is a company whose SaaS solutions rely on artificial intelligence to optimize and transform Demande-Responsive Transport.
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Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire OneSpin Solutions

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries Software has signed an agreement with London-based Azini Capital to acquire OneSpin Solutions, a leading provider of formal verification software that helps ensure integrated circuit (IC) integrity and enables functionally correct, safe, trustworthy and secure IC designs.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. Closely collaborating with partners and customers, DI drives the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries. "
target parent: Azini Capital Partners LLP
target: OneSpin Solutions
OneSpin Solutions is a leading provider of formal verification software that helps ensure integrated circuit (IC) integrity and enables functionally correct, safe, trustworthy and secure IC designs.
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Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire Culgi

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries, a German leader in automation and digitalization, will acquire Culgi, a computational chemistry software company in the Netherlands. Culgi offers a professional modeling software package that covers all aspects of multiscale modeling in chemistry.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Germany-based Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
target: Culgi
Culgi is a computational chemistry software company in the Netherlands. Culgi offers a professional modeling software package that covers all aspects of multiscale modeling in chemistry. Their software helps clients in various industrial sectors, including oil and gas, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
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Siemens AG, will acquire Avatar Integrated Systems Inc.

synopsis: Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Santa Clara, CA-based Avatar Integrated Systems Inc., a leading developer of place and route software for integrated circuit (IC) design. Avatar helps engineers optimize power, performance, and area (PPA) for complex chips with fewer resources.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$64,691.00)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation & distribution and intelligent infrastructure. "
target: Avatar Integrated Systems Inc.
Santa Clara, CA-based Avatar Integrated Systems Inc. is a leading developer of place and route software for integrated circuit (IC) design. Avatar helps engineers optimize power, performance, and area (PPA) for complex chips with fewer resources.
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Siemens AG, will acquire UltraSoC

synopsis: Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Cambridge, UK-based UltraSoC Technologies Ltd., a provider of instrumentation and analytics solutions that put intelligent monitoring, cybersecurity and functional safety capabilities into the core hardware of system-on-chip (SoC).
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$64,691.00)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation & distribution and intelligent infrastructure. "
target: UltraSoC
Cambridge, UK-based UltraSoC Technologies Ltd. is a provider of instrumentation and analytics solutions that put intelligent monitoring, cybersecurity and functional safety capabilities into the core hardware of system-on-chip (SoC).
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closed 6/3/2020 via Company Press Release

Siemens Digital Industries, acquired Vizendo

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries, a German leader in automation and digitalization, has acquired Vizendo AB, the world’s leading provider of virtual operator training solutions for the automotive manufacturing industry. Vizendo's web-based and mobile solutions turns complex process instructions into easy-to-use, virtual training sessions.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Germany-based Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
target: Vizendo
Vizendo is the world’s leading provider of virtual operator training solutions for the automotive manufacturing industry. Vizendo turns complex process instructions into easy-to-use, virtual training sessions. Their web-based and mobile solution enables users to provide training at anytime.
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announced 11/15/2019 via PR Newswire

Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire MultiMechanics, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries, a German leader in automation and digitalization, will acquire MultiMechanics, Inc., a provider of virtual testing software for advanced materials. MultiMechanics offers MultiMech, a material modeling and simulation software tool that helps companies accelerate the product development lifecycle.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Germany-based Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
target: MultiMechanics, Inc.
MultiMechanics is a provider of virtual testing software for advanced materials. MultiMechanics offers MultiMech, a material modeling and simulation software tool that helps companies accelerate the product development lifecycle by virtually predicting failure in advanced materials.
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announced 11/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire Atlas 3D, Inc.

synopsis: Germany-based Siemens will acquire Atlas 3D, Inc., a developer of software that works with direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) printers. Atlas 3D will join Siemens Digital Industries Software, where its solutions will expand additive manufacturing capabilities in the Xcelerator portfolio of software.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Germany-based Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
target: Atlas 3D, Inc.
Atlas 3D, Inc. is a software developer that works with direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) printers. Their Sunata software uses thermal distortion analysis to provide a simple, automated way to optimize part build orientation and generate support structures.
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announced 9/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire Process Systems Enterprise

synopsis: Process Systems Enterprise, the leading supplier of Advanced Process Modelling (APM) software and services, announced that it plans to be acquired by Siemens AG and will be integrated into the Process Automation Business Unit of Siemens Digital Industries, an innovation leader in automation and digitalization.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
target: Process Systems Enterprise
Process Systems Enterprise is the leading supplier of Advanced Process Modelling software and services. PSE’s advanced process models are used within digital R&D, design and operations in the process industries to help make fast, safe and more efficient decisions.
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announced 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Siemens Digital Industries, will purchase Design, Industry, Manufacturing Units from ESTEQ

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries Software has signed an agreement to acquire ESTEQ's Design, Industry, and Manufacturing assets. These ESTEQ units distribute product lifecycle management, product design and simulation, and manufacturing operations software and services.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
seller: ESTEQ
ESTEQ's Design, Industry and Manufacturing units distributes product lifecycle management, product design and simulation, and manufacturing operations software and services to a number of industries across South Africa and the United Arab Emirates.
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closed 12/5/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, acquired COMSA GmbH

synopsis: Siemens announced it has acquired COMSA Computer und Software GmbH, a Munich-based company which develops software for electrical systems design and wire harness engineering. Its LDorado suite is the leader in automotive harness design and engineering software in Germany.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over 15 million licensed seats and more than 140,000 customers. "
target: COMSA GmbH
COMSA Computer und Software GmbH is a Munich-based company which develops software for electrical systems design and wire harness engineering.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Siemens AG, acquired Electrocon International, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens announced the acquisition of the specialized software company Electrocon International Inc. (EII). EII, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, develops and markets CAPE (Computer-Aided Protection Engineering) software which focuses on the protection of electrical systems and enables detailed protection modeling for grid analysis and simulations.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$64,691.00)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: Electrocon International, Inc.
Electrocon International Inc. (EII) based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, develops and markets CAPE (Computer-Aided Protection Engineering) software which focuses on the protection of electrical systems and enables detailed protection modeling for grid analysis and simulations.
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closed 1/26/2009 via PR Newswire

SVOX AG, purchased Speech Processing Unit from Siemens AG

synopsis: SVOX, the leading provider of embedded speech solutions announced the acquisition of the Professional Speech Processing Group of Siemens AG. SVOX has acquired all speech technology-related IP of Siemens AG developed over 25 years, including the SpeechAdvance(TM) speech recognition product suite and more than 60 patent families.
buyer: SVOX AG
SVOX AG is the leading provider of embedded speech solutions for the automotive and mobile device industries. SVOX focus on embedded environments and the use of flexible software architectures allow for optimized ASR, TTS and speech dialog solutions. "
seller: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$64,691.00)
Siemens AG is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. For over 160 years, Siemens has stood for technical achievements, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality.
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closed 8/29/2018 via Company Press Release

Samurai Labs, acquired Fido.ai

synopsis: Fido.ai has been acquired by Samurai Labs--a pioneering artificial intelligence lab dedicated to preventing online violence. Fido.ai's patented, award-winning technology represents the third wave of AI that combines deep neural networks with reasoning based on expert knowledge.
buyer: Samurai Labs
Samurai Labs’ novel approach represents the third wave of AI that combines deep neural networks with reasoning based on language and expert knowledge. Samurai detects the most violence and raises false alarms four times less often than the current state of the art technology. "
target: Fido.ai
Fido.ai is working on Artificial Intelligence for detecting and reducing cyberbullying and violence online. Fido.ai has been recognized as the leader of the 3rd wave of AI in language understanding. Wherever text communication between users occurs, Fido's AI can be used help detect violence online.
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closed 6/9/2022 via PR Newswire

RealWear, Inc., acquired Genba, Inc.

synopsis: RealWear, the world's leading provider of assisted reality solutions for frontline industrial workers, has acquired Genba AI, opening new industrial channels for Realwear to serve. Genba seamlessly captures critical knowledge and enables workflows for industrial maintenance technicians using speech-to-text and natural language processing.
buyer: RealWear, Inc.
RealWear is the world's leading provider of assisted reality wearable solutions that engage, empower, and elevate the modern frontline industrial worker to perform work tasks more safely, and with increased efficiency and precision. "
target: Genba, Inc.
Genba empowers the frontline industrial workforce with the most straightforward, dependable and intelligent software in the world, built specifically for them. Genba allows teams to complete workflows by voice, and delivers insights in real time from the floor.
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closed 2/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Sensory, acquired Vocalize.ai inc.

synopsis: Sensory Inc., a Silicon Valley company that pioneered speech recognition and AI in consumer electronics, announced the acquisition of Vocalize.ai, a software tools and services company that performs benchmarking, accuracy assessments and bias evaluations for speech technologies and natural language interfaces.
buyer: Sensory
Sensory, Inc. is a privately held company focusing on improving the user experience of consumer electronics through machine learning technologies. Sensory sells chips and embedded software solutions to consumer electronics companies, enabling a simpler and safer experience. "
target: Vocalize.ai inc.
Vocalize.ai is a software tools and services company that performs benchmarking, accuracy assessments and bias evaluations for speech technologies and natural language interfaces.
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