Voice is the future. More and more companies want to develop value-added voice apps on objects such as Amazon Echo (over 4 million copies sold by Amazon), and very shortly on Google Home.

Yet, building a voice app today is really complex. You need to master several technical components (voice recognition, natural language understanding, dialog management and text to speech) and have a solid knowledge of voice user interface ergonomics. Consequently, voice app designers spend most of their time solving the integration complexity, instead of building high value-added apps.

Our product goal is to radically simplify the process of building, testing and monitoring voice-based applications: this solution is called Smartly.
The purpose of Smartly is to hide all the technical complexity due to the integration of the components and to allow voice app creators to focus on developing beautiful voice applications.

The key features of Smartly are the following:
• Visual programming: the conv...
Voice is the future. More and more companies want to develop value-added voice apps on objects such as Amazon Echo (over 4 million copies sold by Amazon), and very shortly on Google Home.

Yet, building a voice app today is really complex. You need to master several technical components (voice recognition, natural language understanding, dialog management and text to speech) and have a solid knowledge of voice user interface ergonomics. Consequently, voice app designers spend most of their time solving the integration complexity, instead of building high value-added apps.

Our product goal is to radically simplify the process of building, testing and monitoring voice-based applications: this solution is called Smartly.
The purpose of Smartly is to hide all the technical complexity due to the integration of the components and to allow voice app creators to focus on developing beautiful voice applications.

The key features of Smartly are the following:
• Visual programming: the conversation modelling is done through a highly ergonomic graphical language.
• Semantic suggestion engine: The voice app has to be able to understand the user sentences even if they are different from the sentences initially modelled by the designer. To allow this, a synonym database was integrated to the solution, with over 15 million synonyms, in 15 languages.
• Statistical natural language: Natural language understanding is one of the key components of a voice interface. We have developed our own natural language engine (2 years’ full-time development) Thanks to this natural language, we are able to detect the intent of the sentence pronounced by the user.
• Conversational analytics: The conversational data have a big value. At the technical level, they allow to enhance the application’s reliability and thus the user experience. From the business point of view, they allow the marketing and commercial teams to have a finer knowledge of their customers.
• Simulator: the developer can test his/her app very easily with the voice simulator.
• Platform agnostic: With Smartly, companies will be able to create and deploy apps on all voice (and non-voice) platforms: Android, iOS, Alexa Skill Kit (Amazon Echo), SiriKit (Apple SIRI) and Google Home.
• Community: Hundreds of developers create voice apps on Smartly and share linguistic resources with the whole community. These shared components will help you design your voice apps faster.
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Mohamed Hoh CEO at POPUP IMMO SAS

Fantastic team, fantastic product and a great vision: "building a voice app is the next big thing! "
Hicham and Karim are fantastic entrepreneurs, down to earth and extremely dedicated to making vocal app a great success story.