Basis Technology Delivers Text Analytics in the Cloud

Machine learning powers broad set of semantic services across twenty languages


CAMBRIDGE, MA—April 12, 2016—Basis Technology, the leader in multilingual text analytics, today announced the availability of Rosette API™, the next iteration in applying artificial intelligence to understanding human language. For many years, Rosette® has powered mission-critical search, social media, national security, and financial compliance applications. Starting today, Rosette API introduces new capabilities in sentiment analysis, relationship extraction, and document categorization and puts it all in the cloud.

“There are many cloud offerings on the market, but none that perform text analysis in a wide range of languages at consistently high levels of quality,” said Basis Technology CEO Carl Hoffman. “Rosette API meets the demand from innovators who are transforming markets, businesses, and industries.”

Subscribers to Rosette API receive a rich stack of analytic capabilities:

Developers can access Rosette API via Python, Node.js, PHP, and other programming languages. RapidMiner® users can consume Rosette API in their predictive analytics workflows. Rosette API allows subscribers to immediately benefit from enhancements to the Rosette stack. New features that find adoption among API users will also be available in an on-premise offering, for those with special security requirements or for whom speed is an overriding concern.

“Natural language processing enables essential features across countless applications. Rosette API makes this technology accessible to developers working in the most popular development platforms, speeding products to market,” said Gregor Stewart, VP of Product Management. “Going forward, Rosette API subscribers will be able to customize their text analysis environment and use specialty text analytics models tailored to specific industry use cases.”

To start a free trial, go to, or contact Basis Technology at or +1-617-386-2090. For regular updates, follow us on Twitter @RosetteAPI.

About Basis Technology

Analyzing text—the hardest part of big data—is critical to verifying identity, understanding customers, anticipating world events, and uncovering crime. Companies such as Airbnb®, Luminoso®, Recorded Future®, Tamr™, and Yelp®, and agencies across the US Intelligence Community, use Rosette to solve their toughest human language problems. For over twenty years, Basis Technology has been at the forefront of natural language processing applied to enterprise search, social listening, e-commerce, and e-discovery. Our cyber forensics team pioneers better, faster, and cheaper techniques to extract digital evidence, keeping government and law enforcement ahead of exponential growth of data volumes. For more information, visit or write to