Aylien provides an API for text analytics, a filtered news stream, publisher tools (web publishing) in the shape of a news ticker and posting of content to various social apps, and finally consumer products for filtering content and setting up a profile to be used in social apps. Obviously it is the API that will be of interest to organizations needing text analytics capabilities.
Text analytics API is a package consisting of eight different Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval and Machine Learning APIs that will help developers extract meaning and insight from documents. It strips away unnecessary elements in HTML documents, summarizes, categorizes, extracts entities, concept extraction, automatic hashtags, carries out sentiment analysis and detects language. A free version is available.
News API – not yet available, but will stream news where it is needed based on keywords, topics and categories.
News ticker – stories from the web are beamed to your site in real-time. Semantic topic extraction is used to ensure that the stories are extremely relevant to your audience.
Social media alien – suggests highly relevant content to post to your Google+, Facebook, and Twitter followers. Not yet available.
Talk.ee – an app to bring relevant content, with discussion groups.
OTaste – for creating a personal profile which can be shared with social apps.