Basis Technology

Basis Technology

Since its founding in 1995, Basis Technology has helped many of the world's most prestigious companies expand their reach by adding multilingual capabilities to their technology. Today, the company’s linguistics software is incorporated into leading technologies designed to extract meaningful intelligence from unstructured text in a variety of languages.  The company also works closely with the defense and intelligence community to tackle critical security issues by efficiently analyzing text in a wide variety of languages.

Products and Services

The Rosette® Linguistics Platform uses state of the art Natural Language Processing techniques to improve information retrieval, text mining and other applications that process unstructured multilingual text. It’s designed for large-scale systems that need to identify, classify, analyze, index, and search text in Asian, European and Middle Eastern languages.  Rosette provides such capabilities as identifying the language of incoming text, providing a normalized representation in Unicode, and locating names, places and other key concepts from a body of unstructured text.

The company offers comprehensive services designed to help select clients create custom solutions using Rosette.  Basis Technology also provides a full range of software internationalization services to help companies prepare their technologies for entry into new international markets.


Basis Technology is headed by seasoned executives and employs a team of experienced technologists, computational linguists, software architects, project managers, and native language speakers.


Basis Technology’s customers are leading software companies and government agencies, including:

Hewlett Packard
Software AG
Intelligence community
Yahoo! Search


Basis Technology is privately held.  Investors include Accenture Technology Ventures,, In-Q-Tel, and Kyocera Goldman Sachs.

Private Company