Sockets Inc. develops and offers services, applications, and database for Internet platforms. Its operations are carried out through the following business divisions: Data Service, Recommendation and Personalization, Emotional Metadata Analysis Service, Specialized Search Service, Developing and Construction Integral System, and Database Service Planning and Developing. The Data Service division offers original metadata of music, video, and books. The Recommendation and Personalization division offers cross-media recommendation with high precision, by general architect due to efficiency from statistical data and supervising data, and possessing whole metadata of music video and books. The Emotional Metadata Analysis Service division provides advanced analysis technology of machine learning and deep learning, and sockets comprehensive cross-category database. The Specialized Search Service division offers structured and specialized search service focused on music, video, and books. The Developing and Construction Integral System division develops scalable and high quality system of database interacting with existing services and business management database, by data cleansing, web application for multiple platforms and also native application as iPhone and Android. The Database Service Planning and Developing division plans and proposes new business possibilities by leveraging emotional database. The company was founded by Koji Urabe on June 23, 2000 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.