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ABBYY Selected for “KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management” Award

February 28, 2007

Veteran Company Recognized for Continued Excellence in Intelligent Document Recognition, Data Capture and Transformation

ABBYY, a leading provider of recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies, today announced it has been named as one of the “100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management” by KMWorld, a leading industry publication. The coveted award recognizes those companies that have helped create, enhance, or define the knowledge management market.

“Each of the companies we selected for these honors has distinguished themselves as a leader in the knowledge management space,” said Hugh McKellar, editor-in-chief of KMWorld. “What sets these companies apart for inclusion on our list is their continued innovation and excellence in delivering solutions that help organizations streamline processes and realize positive gains in the efficiency of knowledge workers.”

ABBYY is a globally-established developer of award-winning solutions that capture, translate, and transform information into accessible and useful data. Its Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software, data capture platforms and Software Development Kits (SDKs) save time and effort when working with documents and data.

Now in its seventh year, the annual KMWorld list of 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management was compiled by a collaborative team comprising colleagues, KM practitioners, theorists, analysts, vendors and their customers.

“We feel very privileged to receive this recognition from KMWorld,” said Dean Tang, chief executive officer at ABBYY USA. “This award underscores our commitment to deliver the highest quality document recognition technology and data capture solutions that improve productivity, compliance and customer satisfaction.”

About KMWorld

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