SMRgroep -the Sentient Machine Research group- develops Artificial Intelligence technologies and applications since 1990 and presently consists of three companies active in different AI application areas. The group counts 20+ AI specialists with backgrounds in AI, mathematics, informatics, software engineering and psychology and is located in the center of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Contact:




Sentient Information Systems delivers the DataDetective™ datamining software suite and provides services in the development of dedicated business intelligence and predictive analytics applications. Sentient is a specialist in forensic and spatio-temporal (GIS) data mining and Dutch police forces are among its main customers.     VicarVision is the developer of the FaceReader™ system for online analysis of facial expressions. Main source of revenue is the custom development of dedicated vision systems for industrial clients performed under confidentiality agreement.     Parabot Services provides services in text mining and information extraction, web search and web monitoring. Among its customers are government agencies with concerns in fiscal and security implications from web activities. Watch the monitoring of Dutch public sentiment towards politicians, celebrities and more at