CLEVELAND, OH -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 06/15/2004 -- Thunderstone Software announced its sale of a search system for the Hollywood.com website. Thunderstone's Webinator product will provide an up-to-date indexing of around one million movie reviews, entertainment listings, and related information appearing on the re-designed new and improved Hollywood.com web site.
Webinator is one of the original web-search software products, introduced in 1995 and now in major release 5. Webinator powers search features for many hundreds of web sites in many languages around the world.
Hollywood.com is one of the leading movie-related sites on the Internet, featuring movie reviews, showtimes listings, entertainment news, and an extensive multimedia library. Hollywood.com serves more than one billion web pages annually.
Thunderstone's general manager, John Turnbull, said: "We built many features into Webinator to optimize it for indexing large complex web sites. We're happy to see that effort put to good use on Hollywood.com."
Thunderstone's Webinator is available in a variety of configurations including a free version. For more information, see http://www.webinator.com.
Thunderstone Software LLC is a pioneer of search engine technology, providing text retrieval products to industry, government, and educational institutions since 1981. Thunderstone's flagship Texis software is the most versatile platform for search application development. Texis is at the heart of the Webinator and Search Appliance products. Texis uniquely integrates natural language and relevance ranking functionality with structured SQL relational database indexing. Applications of Thunderstone technologies include: online publishing, product catalogs, classified advertising, document management, text mining, web searching, and intelligence. Thunderstone's products are used on thousands of web sites worldwide. Major customers include eBay, Corbis, QVC, About.com, ZDNet, and HotJobs. For more information, visit http://www.thunderstone.com or call +1 216-820-2200.