Smoove was created in 2008,
to design, manufacture, install and provide the after sales follow up and maintenance of bike-share systems and additional bike services.
Smoove is a French company based on 2 sites, the head office in Saint Gély-du-Fesc near Montpellier in the Hérault region (FR-34) of the South of France and the design and engineering office in Chaponost near Lyon in the Rhône region (FR-69). Early 2015, the Smoove team is made up of 16 passionate and multi-skilled people. Smoove focuses internally on research, development, design and patents. All the externalized production is coordinated via a network of sub-contractors covering various trades (electronics, cabling work, metal work, foundry, bar turning work, assembly…) mainly situated in the Rhône-Alpes region of France.
Smoove conducted their first projects in France and quickly developed internationally through a network of distributors, contractors and operators of different countries.
Our strength : The capability to provide towns, municipalities, transport operators or businesses, a comprehensive, reliable and sustainable bike solution with the emphasis on bike-share systems integrated within a multimodal proposition.
AN INNOVATIVE BIKE-SHARE SOLUTION WITH ADDITIONAL SERVICES AND EXPERTISE !
Smoove proposes, innovative and differentiating products and services in the world of bike-share with:
- Material solutions which include intelligent bikes equipped with a « Smoove box », cable free passive bike docking posts, subscription and information kiosks, most of which are solar powered, designed for simple installation with the minimum of civil engineering work. All equipment is highly robust, vandal-resistant and with low maintenance needs
- Software solutions to manage the bikes, the card readers, the rentals, payment solutions and their integration into third party information systems typically linked to public transport.
- A range of additional products to the bike-share system including the management of long term bike hire systems and ways of securing the bike parking (mono bike or collective shelter)
- Specialized expertise ranging from upstream studies on bike services, to assistance and training on the implementation of our solution as well as ongoing operational and maintenance support.