Get detailed personality portraits

Use linguistic analytics to infer individuals' personality characteristics, including Big Five, Needs, and Values, from digital communications such as email, blogs, tweets, and forum posts.

Understand consumption preferences

Look at a users inclination to pursue different products, services, and activities, including shopping, music, movies, and more.

Tailor the customer experience

Understand individual customers for segmentation, personalized product recommendations, and highly targeted messaging.

Case study

Orenda Software Solutions

Powering a social media measurement platform with IBM Cloud and cognitive technology.

Case study

Edge Up Sports

Edge Up Sports built an app that captures what’s being said across the media spectrum about real-world players ensuring that owners get a true picture of a player’s performance trajectory every week.

Case study

Konvo Ltd.

Creating personalized trend lists based on each user’s personality and interests.

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  • – 1,000 API calls per month at no cost.
  • – Lite plan services are deleted after 30 days of inactivity.


  • – First 100 API calls per month are FREE.
  • – Additional 1 - 100,000 calls are $0.02 per call
  • – 100,001 - 250,000 calls are $0.01 per call
  • – 250,000+ calls are $0.005 per call

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