Appen Limited (APX)
Appen Limited is an Australia-based provider of speech and search technology services. The Company's solutions help companies create products with speech interfaces and relevant content ranging from Web sites to maps, images and merchandise. The Company operates through two segments: Content Relevance and Language Resources. The Content Relevance segment provides annotated data used in search technology (embedded in Web, e-commerce and social engagement) for managing relevance and accuracy of search results. The Language Resources segment provides data used in speech recognizers, machine translation, speech synthesizers and other machine-learning technologies for devices, including Internet-connected devices, in-car automotive systems and speech-enabled consumer electronics. Its solutions include search technology, such as whole-page evaluation and query categorization; language technology, such as phonetic transcription and sentiment analysis; social technology, and crowd sourcing.