InforSense has released the InforSense Virtual Machine (IVM), which is a standalone, lightweight workflow execution engine that can be embedded into third-party applications that run on a wide variety of platforms including workstations, servers, scientific instrumentation, embedded devices or mobile devices.
The IVM’s features include:
- Embedded Data Analysis - Workflows that retrieve and analyse data can now be easily integrated into third-party applications and analysis tools such as Laboratory Information Systems (LIMS), medical devices and CRM applications using JAVA, COM/.NET, Command Line or Web Service API.
- Real-Time Scoring - Predictive analytical workflows can now be created to apply a data mining model to data to predict a 'score' in real-time. Scores can be used to drive operational business decisions and can be as simple as a value that describes the risk class associated with a customer, such as credit risk or as complex as predicting the lifetime value of a customer.
- Clustered Workflow Execution – InforSense Virtual Machine can form a Grid engine to execute CPU-intensive analytical workflows over large scale data sets.
InforSense has developed an OEM program for third-party vendors to embed IVM in their systems. Leading global organisations have already joined the programme to adopt IVM for embedded analytics, and InforSense expects the first two products under development by third-party companies using IVM to be released later in 2008.