New Hound App For IOS And Android Offers Voice-Search For Music

Posted: May 26 2011, 9:39am CDT | by , Updated: May 26 2011, 9:41am CDT, in News | Apple

 
New Hound App for iOS and Android offers Voice-Search for Music

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Speak it and you get the song, artist or band.

SoundHound Inc. today launched Hound. The stand-alone voice-search application lets you find a song, artist, or band simply by saying it. Voice control is supposed a big new feature in iOS 5. Apple is rumored to partner with Nuance to offer voice services on the iPhone 5. The Hound app gives you a taste of what is possible.

Hound is a free app available on Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPod touch and iPad) through the App Store, and Android phones through Amazon’s Appstore and Google’s Android Market. How does Hound work? Here is an example: Want to check out why your friends are raving about British folk indie band Mumford & Sons? Don’t type a search. Hound it. Just speak the name into the app and you’ll get instant results that show artist page, complete with previews of top songs, lyrics, videos, sharing features and more.

"Our vision is to revolutionize the way people interact with their connected devices using sound and voice recognition,” said SoundHound Inc. CEO Keyvan Mohajer. “The day is coming when voice, not touch, will be the primary means of human-machine interaction."

I am not that convinced about that. Clearly voice recognition has its applications, but I do not want to talk all the time to get things done. I take what comes after voice control: Brain interface: Think it and you get it.

Hound is availabe on iTunes, Amazon app Store and Android Market.

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