Cloud Natural Language

Derive insights from unstructured text using Google machine learning

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Powerful Text Analysis

Google Cloud Natural Language reveals the structure and meaning of text by offering powerful machine learning models in an easy to use REST API. You can use it to extract information about people, places, events and much more, mentioned in text documents, news articles or blog posts. You can use it to understand sentiment about your product on social media or parse intent from customer conversations happening in a call center or a messaging app. You can analyze text uploaded in your request or integrate with your document storage on Google Cloud Storage.

Powerful Text Analysis

Insights from your customers

Extract actionable insights on product reception or user experience from customer conversations in email, chat or social media by using entity detection and sentiment analysis.

Insights from your customers

Multimedia, Multi-lingual Support

Combine the API with our Google Cloud Speech API and extract insights from audio conversations. Use with Vision API OCR to understand scanned documents. Extract entities and understand sentiments in multiple languages by translating text first with Translation API.

Multi media

Content Classification Relationship Graphs

Classify documents by common entities or 700+ general categories such as News, Technology and Entertainment. Build relationship graphs of entities extracted from news or wikipedia articles, by using signals from the state of the art syntax analysis.

Content Classification

Best of Google Deep Learning models

This API brings to you the same Machine Learning technology that both powers Google’s ability to find specific answers to user questions in Google search and is the language understanding system behind the Google Assistant.

Deep Learning

Cloud Natural Language Features

Syntax Analysis
Extract tokens and sentences, identify parts of speech (PoS) and create dependency parse trees for each sentence.
Entity Recognition
Identify entities and label by types such as person, organization, location, events, products and media.
Sentiment Analysis
Understand the overall sentiment expressed in a block of text.
Content Classification
Classify documents in predefined 700+ categories.
Enables you to easily analyze text in multiple languages including English, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), French, German, Italian, Korean and Portuguese.
Integrated REST API
Access via REST API. Text can be uploaded in the request or integrated with Google Cloud Storage.

"NL API has shown it can accelerate our offering in the natural language understanding area and is a viable alternative to a custom model we had built for our initial use case."

— Dan Nelson Head of Data, Ocado Technology

"Classifying Opinion and Editorials can be time-consuming and difficult work for any data science team, but Cloud Natural Language was able to instantly identify clear topics with a high-level of confidence. This tool has saved me weeks, if not, months of work to achieve a level accuracy that may not have been possible with our in-house resources."

— Jonathan Brooks-Bartlett Data Scientist, News UK

"In the newsroom, precision and speed are critical to engaging our readers. Google Cloud Natural Language is unmatched in its accuracy for content classification. At Hearst, we publish several thousand articles a day across 30+ properties and, with natural language processing, we're able to quickly gain insight into what content is being published and how it resonates with our audiences."

— Naveed Ahmad Senior Director of Data, Hearst

Natural Language API Pricing

For more detailed pricing information, please view the pricing guide.

  Price per 1,000 units, by monthly usage
Feature 0 - 5K units/month 5K+ - 1M units/month 1M+ - 5M units/month 5M+ - 20M units/month
Entity Analysis FREE $1.00 $0.50 $0.25
Sentiment Analysis FREE $1.00 $0.50 $0.25
Syntax Analysis FREE $0.50 $0.25 $0.125
Entity Sentiment Analysis FREE $2.00 $1.00 $0.50
  Price per 1,000 units, by monthly usage
Feature 0 - 30K units/month 30K+ - 250K units/month 250K+ - 5M units/month 5M+ units/month
Content Classification FREE $2.00 $0.50 $0.10

Content Classification pricing takes effect on September 21, 2017. Prior to that date, use of Content Classification is free.

If you pay in a currency other than USD, the prices listed in your currency on Cloud Platform SKUs apply.

Limits: For more than 20 million units per month for Entity Recognition, Sentiment and Syntax Analysis and for more than 5 million units per month for Content Classification for a customer project, we would like to understand more about your needs, and may be able to build custom solutions. To request a limit above the maximum, contact a sales representative to discuss pricing.