Smart Communications, Inc.
SMART Communications, Inc., in New York City, is a developer of text analytics, machine learning and language simplification software. The SMART technologies include Controlled English (Manufacturing and Services), Plain English (Consumer and eGovernment) and Simplified Technical English (ASD-STE100 for Aerospace). The SMART Language engineers have two decades of experience in Natural Language Processing (NLP), Text Mining, technical publishing, eLearning and computer-aided translation.
Language Simplification Tools
Occam’s razor states that the SIMPLE explanation is the best explnation. Our Controlled English dictionary and grammar simplifies information into clear, concise English that computers can understand. All ambiguity, jargon and gobbledygook are removed. Controlled English uses 1% percent of the English language to reach 95% of readers worldwide.
Controlled English is ideal for mobile devices and tablets that require a minimalist approach to information design.We offer services for XML, HTML5 (Android) and DITA.
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Text Analytics and Text Mining
The SMART Text miner quickly analyzes texts to extract terminology, nomenclature, part names, measurements, synonyms and abbreviations. The text mining results create the Controlled English dictionaries. The terminology is managed by the Lexicon Manager.
The MAXit Checker software
The MAXit Checker is a sophisticated grammar checker that checks text against a controlled language. Send Email toSMART for information about a Starter Kit that includes the MAXit software, starter dictionaries, 200-page Writer's guide and email support. Ideal for proof-of-concept.
SMART Language Translations
The SMART Team uses the SMART Translator tools to write, simplify, translate and publish technical information for global product support.
Writer Training Classes
SMART offers instructor-led Writer Training classes by GoToMeeting or on-site. Send Email for 2014-2015 schedules, course outlines and costs.