Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. X1 Technologies, Inc. Is a privately held software company based in Pasadena, California, that develops and markets products for enterprise search. X1 Technologies was founded in 2003 to help business users easily access and act upon information that resides anywhere on a desktop or the corporate enterprise. X1 Technologies was an early leader in the desktop search space with the launch of their flagship product, X1 Desktop Search, which garnered several industry awards. THe original desktop search product was licensed to approximately 22,000 users, mostly purchased at US$100 or US$50 through the company''s website. X1''s user interface is known for its "find-as-you-type" search experience. THis patented technology enables the results list to narrow as each letter of the search term is typed or an entry is made in the metadata field without requiring the user to press the search button again.