Smart Communications, Inc.
SMART Communications, Inc., in New York City, is a developer of text analytics 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 and computer-aided translation.
Language Simplification Tools
Occam’s razor states that if you write SIMPLE explanations, you improve performance, learning and discovery. Our Controlled English dictionary and grammar simplifies information into clear, concise English. All ambiguity, jargon and gobbledygook are removed. Our proven method uses 1% percent of the English language to reach 95% of readers worldwide.
Controlled English is ideal for mobile devices that require a minimalist approach to information design.We offer services for CMS, 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 MAXit Checker software
The MAXit Checker is a sophisticated grammar checker that checks text against a controlled language. SMART offers a Starter Kit that includes the MAXit software, starter dictionaries, 200-page Writer's guide and email support. Ideal for proof-of-concept. Request a Quote.
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. Email a request for our 2013-2014 Class Schedule, course outlines and costs.