Fujitsu and DERI Revolutionize Access to Open Data by Jointly Developing Technology for Linked Open Data
Promoting open data usage with world’s first freely available storage and query platform that utilizes Linked Open Data
Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Ltd.
 Linked Open Data
A dataset published in the Linked Data format. As of March 2013, some 340 public-data sites used it to publish a total of 40 billion pieces of data. A typical example is DBpedia, which converts information from Wikipedia into the Linked Data format.
A query language for RDF established by W3C. It is also used for searches of Linked Data.
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Over 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$54 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012.
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About Fujitsu Laboratories
Founded in 1968 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Laboratories Limited is one of the premier research centers in the world. With a global network of laboratories in Japan, China, the United States and Europe, the organization conducts a wide range of basic and applied research in the areas of Next-generation Services, Computer Servers, Networks, Electronic Devices and Advanced Materials.
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With over 140 researchers, DERI is one of the world's leading international web science research institutes, and has a specific focus on the Semantic Web and Networked Knowledge. DERI is a Centre for Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) established in 2003 with funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). As a CSET, DERI brings together academic and industrial partners to boost innovation in science and technology, with its research focused on the SemanticWeb. DERI has leveraged its SFI CSET funding to add significant additional research funding from the European Union, Enterprise Ireland, and industry sources.
For more information, please see: http://www.deri.ie
About Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Limited
Fujitsu Laboratories Limited has had an active presence in Europe since 1990, forming Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Limited in 2001. The company's groundbreaking work is closely aligned to the future needs of the business community, focused on making future technologies a reality for today's businesses. Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe aims to shorten the R&D cycle to put cutting edge technologies into customers' hands as quickly as possible, enabling businesses to gain a tangible competitive advantage. Close collaboration with leading academics and experts Europe-wide forms a central element of Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe's approach, ensuring the effective pooling of expertise with other pioneers in any given field of research. Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe also participates in a number of EU research initiatives, bringing together the joint expertise of industry and academia to accelerate the development and use of new technologies on a pan-European basis.
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Technical ContactsSoftware Systems Laboratories, Intelligent Technology Lab.
Company:Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
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Date: 03 April, 2013
City: Kawasaki, Japan, Galway, Ireland, and London, England
Company: Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Digital Enterprise Research Institute, Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe ltd.
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