Why Extract Systems and Hummingbirds go hand in hand

Extract’s document and data handling platform and hummingbirds have a lot in common. So much so that we chose this enigmatic and beautiful bird to represent who we are as a company.

See how Extract Systems and Hummingbirds compare

EXTRACT SYSTEMS

HUMMINGBIRDS        VS

1. BRAIN

Extract’s software reads your documents like a human. It captures all the important data, automatically detects document types using machine learning, finds duplicates and sends priority documents to the top of the queue. 

Extract can process tens of thousands of pages per day on a dual quad core machine.

Highly intelligent: 4.2% of body weight is found in the brain. This is the highest percentage in the bird kingdom (and way higher than any human).  They visit up to 1,000 flowers a day -  remembering every one AND how long it takes for them to up with nectar.


2. EXTRACTION

Extract intelligently extracts data from incoming faxes and scanned, paper and digital documents. This saves time, money and reduces error rates.

Their tongue licks 15 times per second and the tip forms a W for better efficiency.


3. EYE SIGHT

Extract uses clues, patterns and context to find all the important and sensitive information in your incoming documents.  

Very keen eyesight (better than human) that is able to use the ultraviolet spectrum to find flowers.


4. WINGS

We make it a priority to ensure we are moving faster than our customers, and our competitors.

Beat at an average of 70 times per second or 30MPH and when in a dive, up to 200 times per second, or 60MPH.  


5. TAIL FEATHERS

Very agile and can fly up, down, forward, backward and even upside down.

 

Our professional services team is serious about customer satisfaction, and proves with their flexibility that our solution can be configured for your needs.


6. HEART

Extract cares about improving your quality of care and protecting you and combined, our staff’s hearts beat at least 1,600 times per minute. 

2.5% of whole body weight and beats up to 1,260 times minute.


7. LUNGS

Extract lives and breathes automation. Your workflows become automated, we find the valuable information in your data and route it to where it needs to go.

Hummingbirds are incredibly good at absorbing oxygen into their blood and have been tested by scientists to be able to fly at 42,000 feet above sea level while taking 250 breaths per minute at rest.


8. PECTORAL MUSCLES

Extract does the heavy lifting for you, so you can spend less time on data management, allowing you to focus your time on things that matter.

Equates to 30% of body weight (humans average 5%).


9. LIFESPAN

Extract has been satisfying customers for 17 years.

Depending on the species, hummingbirds can live for  8-12 years.


10. DIVERSITY

Extract can recognize that many document types and more! We too only exist in America.

There are more than 350 types of hummingbirds, found natively in the Americas. 


All of these facts about hummingbirds came straight from World of Hummingbirds website.  There are a lot more interesting facts on this website.

Learn more about the features of Extract by speaking to one of our solution consultants.


DAVID RASMUSSEN: ABOUT THE AUTHOR

David Rasmussen is the President of Extract. With 30 years’ experience leading software companies, David is driven by the challenge to consistently find groundbreaking ways to solve customer problems. David finds it rewarding to hit the customer’s target and create a great team, build a solid infrastructure, and emerge with a strong value proposition.