VantagePoint - Text Analytics on Your Terms

VantagePoint is a professional-grade desktop text mining application offering Analysts a broad suite of powerful refining, analyzing, and reporting tools for scientific, technical, market and patent information.

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To start a trial of VantagePoint follow one of the links below:

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"Will my data work in VantagePoint?"

VantagePoint is not locked into any one data source.  Whether you are analyzing publications, patents, or internal data, VantagePoint’s import tools are designed to process information from a wide variety of sources. Browse the Library to see if your key data resources work with VantagePoint or Contact Us if you have a question about your data.

From Excel® to XML, and pretty much anything in between, from patent and publication databases to mining your own email, VantagePoint’s ability to import, refine, analyze and report enables you to transform analysis into insight.

  • The power of VantagePoint impresses.
  • VantagePoint lets you analyze on your terms.
  • Use VantagePoint to take control of your data.

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VantagePoint v15 Now Available!
For today’s empowered analysts
  • Seeking a big picture analysis and visualization of a topic’s implicit landscape?
    • NEW NLP driven algorithms behind Create Concept Grid (for terms) and Cluster Records (for records) automate the clustering, naming, and visualization of a topic’s major areas and underlying sub-areas, all while maintaining detail drill-down ability.  
  • Need more dimensions in your analyses and visualizations?
    • Our NEW Sankey Chart communicates the flow of data. Add a third field to our popular Bubble Charts with the NEW Bubble Pie.  
  • Are you analyzing teams of people for competitive intelligence or human resource assessments?
    • NEW Social Network Metrics calculate how connected individuals are, including identifying critical, keystone individuals.

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Our flagship product, VantagePoint, is a powerful text-mining tool for discovering knowledge in search results from patent and literature databases. VantagePoint helps you rapidly understand and navigate through large search results, giving you a better perspective—a better vantage point—on your information. The perspective provided by VantagePoint enables you to quickly find WHO, WHAT, WHEN and WHERE, enabling you to clarify relationships and find critical patterns—turning your information into knowledge.

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VantagePoint Reader


VantagePoint Reader is a simplified version of VantagePoint, with which your team can review your results.

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VantagePoint Academic


University researchers from around the world are using VantagePoint extensively for bibliometric, scientometric, and network analyses as well as innovation, emergence, and intellectual property structure research (see examples). We offer VantagePoint Academic  as a yearly subscription to universities for curriculum use and/or research use that contributes to the public research knowledge base (e.g. peer-reviewed journal articles and conference papers). Academics wishing to trial VantagePoint in preparation for their research may submit a request here.






VantagePoint Student Edition

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VantagePoint Student Edition is a one-year subscription available to students and faculty of accredited academic institutions in Canada, USA, and Europe. It can be used to analyze up to 5,000 records. VP Student Edition is accompanied by a one-year membership in the VPInstitute—a resource for collaboration, training, and tech support.

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Derwent Data Analyzer


Derwent Data Analyzer (DDA) is a Clarivate product that is powered by VantagePoint. Derwent Data Analyzer has special import filters and reporting macros specifically designed for analyzing patent data and scientific literature from Clarivate.

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VantagePoint - Smart Charts Edition

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VantagePoint Smart Charts Edition (VP-SCE) is a customized version of VantagePoint, developed jointly by Search Technology and BizInt Solutions for use by BizInt Smart Charts customers.  VP-SCE is sold and supported by BizInt Solutions.  Please click "More Information" to go to the BizInt Solutions web site.

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