Smart Communications, Inc.
SMART Communications, Inc., in New York City, is a mature developer of text analytics and Natural Language Processing (NLP) software for text simplification. The SMART technologies include Controlled English (Manufacturing and Services), Plain English (Consumer and eGovernment) and Simplified Technical English (ASD-STE100 for Aerospace). Our language engineers have two decades of experience in Natural Language Processing (NLP), Text Mining, technical publishing, eLearning and computer-aided language translation.
Language Simplification Tools
Occam’s razor states that the SIMPLE explanation is the best explanation. Our Controlled English dictionaries and simplify information into clear, concise English that computers can understand. Ambiguity, jargon and gobbledygook are removed. Controlled English uses 1% percent of the English language to reach 95% of readers worldwide. Ideal for use with PLM tools like SIEMENS Teamcenter.
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 to SMART 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.