SoundHound Launches Hound Voice Search Platform on iOS, Android

SoundHound has announced the public launch of its Hound app on iOS and Android. The voice search and virtual assistant app allows users to complete a variety of tasks, like placing phone calls or searching for hotels, using their voice. Hound’s design allows users to speak naturally, and use complex sentences to find the results they’re interested in.Read the full article

Hound: Voice Search & Assistant

Hound Voice Search & Assistant App Download Now: iOS: Android: In this video, SoundHound Inc. Founder & CEO Keyvan Mohajer does examples of voice queries to Hound that show speed and accuracy, and the ability to handle context, detailed criteria, and the breadth of categories that Hound can cover. Hound is the best way to search using your voice. Hound is different: • Extremely fast responses • You speak naturally, no need to learn special keyword phrases • Follow-up to filter, sort, or add more information to your query so you can be specific You can also go hands-free by saying, "Ok Hound..." Features include: • Weather + Temperature - “What’s the weather going to be like tomorrow at 6pm? - “How about in Hawaii during August?” • Local Search + Yelp Restaurants - Ask for restaurants, coffee shops, stores, and be as specific as you’d like - You can even exclude places or that you don’t want, such as food types - “Show Restaurants within 10 miles except for Chinese” • Navigation (GPS) + Directions - Ask for a destination and to navigate there seamlessly - Get the best directions taking traffic into consideration - “Show me directions to the nearest Starbucks” • Hotel Search + Expedia booking - Be specific on travel options - “Show hotels in Seattle that are pet-friendly, have a gym, and cost less than $275” • Uber - Get fare estimates, journey time, speak your destination and book, all hands-free • Make phone calls and send text messages - hands-free personal assistant • Web searches - speak what you’re looking for instead of typing • Calculator - easily make quick calculations through voice commands “What is the square root of 16 minus the square root of 9?” • And more: Video search, News search, Photo & Image search, Stock Prices, Flight status, Date and Time, Alarm and Timer, Music search including "SoundHound Now" feature - activate a music recognition search or a Sing/Hum search, Mortgage Calculator, Currency Converter, Unit Converter, Word and phrase translation, Wikipedia, Dictionary, Play interactive games… and more coming soon!