The main source of information for iAcuity is raw data that is available in the public domain like wikis, blogs, news and Twitter. The main challenge of using these sources is to identify the data that is relevant to the analysis and ensure its optimum utilization. iAcuity uses its rich set of crawlers and APIs for extracting information from social media providers and automated robots for web scraping. iAcuity’s automated robots and crawlers are capable of extracting data from a targeted website as well as carry out mass crawling from a large number of websites. The crawlers are even designed to extract information from the deep web.
iAcuity’s powerful text analysis is capable of extracting named entities of common types like Person, Organization, Company, Place, and Product, as well as specialized types like Dates, Numbers, Address Components etc. The tool can also detect themes and concepts associated with the context and entities. iAcuity’s Big Data Engine continuously processes entities extracted from a huge number of documents in order to establish relationships of these entities and the document that links the entities.
iAcuity extracts entities from the crawled data and finds multiple level relationships, analyzes them and depicts them in an easy to understand manner. iAcuity gives the user the ability to explore linkages across multiple degrees of relations and find reflections and further linkages of discovered entities across all open source domains.
iAcuity provides a 360 degree visualization of an individual’s profile in one single frame. When an entity is searched in iAcuity, the system extracts and analyzes data about that individual from unstructured data platforms. iAcuity displays detailed and relevant information about the searched entity.
iAcuity derives emotions behind a communication, post, message or comment. iAcuity’s sentiment analysis helps analysts to have a better understanding of the weightage of a post or a communication message. Whether positive, negative or neutral, the analyst will have a rounded understanding of communications.
iAcuity supports geographical data analysis of entities It allows the analyst to configure a geographical area to spot keywords, sentiments and themes for continuous monitoring of activities. iAcuity’s geo-mapping visualizes the movement and geo-fenced activities of entities.
The true power of iAcuity lies in the ability to collect, correlate and analyze information from all unstructured open source platforms and even structured databases such as existing suspect and target lists. This empowers analysts with a 360-degree view and meaningful actionable intelligence.
iAcuity can analyze information from several languages including English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Mandarin and others.