Patents Issued for iSEEK Corporation CADSEEK Search Engine Technology

June 7, 2009

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recently issued two patents covering the underlying technology used by iSEEK Corporation for its flagship shape search product, CADSEEK Polaris. Inventors of the patented technology include Abir Qamhiyah, who serves as CEO of the company and Don Flugrad who is the Senior VP and Chief Operating Officer.


The patents are No. 7,548,650 Geometric search engine and No. 7,492,374 Computer aided design file processing. The two patents describe the methods used by iSEEK Corporation for the coding, indexing and retrieval of three-dimensional shapes found in large, distributed CAD databases. The procedures are insensitive to the specific CAD software used in creating the models, and can be applied to various file formats.