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Semantik AI Engine

Applies to: Transact version 2022.1.00 or newer.

Availability: Windows and Linux on-premise or cloud.

The Semantik Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine shortens batch class design time by reducing the number of steps required to create document type schemas and key-value extraction rules. The Semantik AI Engine is a prerequisite for other AI-enabled Transact features, such as Universal Document Automation and the Document Design Accelerator.

The Semantik AI Engine is available on-premise and for cloud. For on-premise instances, it runs in the background on the Transact server and is installed separately from the Transact installer. This service must be installed in order to use Universal Document Automation and Document Design Accelerator.

This guide describes how to install the Semantik AI Engine in on-premise and cloud versions of Transact. These steps are intended for Transact administrators.


To install the Semantik AI Engine for on-premise, the following must be in place:

  • You will need to be a Transact administrator.
  • You will need to install Transact version 2022.1.00 or newer.
  • You will need to download the installer from the Customer Support Portal.
  • You will need to configure JAVA_HOME as an environment variable.
  • You will need to install the latest Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable packages for Visual Studio 2015, 2017, 2019, or 2022.

Install Semantik AI Engine

Transact On-Premise

  1. Stop Transact.
  2. Extract the downloaded installer file.
  3. Install the file according to the

Note: The refers to the Semantik AI Engine as both SRE and Semantik Recognition Engine.

  1. Restart Transact.

Transact Cloud

Semantik AI Engine has already been installed.

Semantik AI Engine Features

The Semantik AI Engine powers the Universal Document Automation and Design Document Accelerator features.

After installing the engine, you can install and use these features. Reference the guides below for installation and configuration steps:


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