Building humane machines.

We are a product design firm specializing in conversational interfaces.


In other words, we design and build products which are capable of understanding and responding to human speech. We do this by crafting conversational characters who act as an interface.

Why that’s good for our customers

  • Simple to use

    End users don’t need to learn how to talk. Nor find menus, key commands, or even tap.

  • Powerful task completion

    The conversational model allows the system to understand complex instructions spoken in plain speech.

  • Embodies AI / NL systems

    The user experience of NL systems is personality, and avatars are the graphical interface. Our characters use speech and animation to provide contextually and emotionally appropriate responses to human input.

  • Collects rich data

    People’s actions are better predicted in the context of their feelings and attitudes than through text alone.

How it works

Understand what was  said and felt

Language, Tone, and Sentiment analysis

Find and communicate an answer

Botanic ACTR, ChatScript, IBM Watson, Wolfram Alpha

Act on that answer

Media Tuners MT1, Blockchain Transactions

Our team

Mark Stephen Meadows – President of Botanic

Taylor Laubach – Design

Nori Castillo – Finance

Marcos Cevasco – 3D/Animation

Eduardo Polidor – Engineering

Michelle Katz – Legal


Our Process

  1. Understand your goals.
  2. Learn the space.
  3. Meet the customers.
  4. Determine a solution.
  5. Build a prototype. Test it. Repeat.


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