|By Business Wire||
|May 15, 2014 09:10 AM EDT||
SoundHound Inc., the revolutionary sound search company, today unveiled major design enhancements to its music app, SoundHound, enabling users to navigate and immerse in music search, discovery, listening and video consumption with greater speed and ease. The new SoundHound is available today on both iOS and Android platforms.
The New SoundHound is Available on iOS and Android Today (Photo: Business Wire)
Overall, SoundHound’s core search and recognition technology has been enhanced to deliver faster, more accurate results with rich content for both recorded sound and songs that are sung or hummed. SoundHound remains the only music recognition app in the world capable of identifying both with the tap of a single button.
Users will see and experience the lionshare of the new design and navigation elements when they identify a song and arrive at the results page, which will now feature beautiful new photo galleries, more relevant music videos and a listing of all albums where the song appears. The new results page experience also features more detailed biographies on discovered artists, one-tap access to their other top songs and videos and recommendations for exploring other artists similar in style and genre. Album information has been expanded and users can now see a more comprehensive array of reviews, full track listings and music previews.
LiveLyrics®, the hugely popular feature that displays synchronized lyrics while music is playing, and one of SoundHound’s most raved-about features, has been expanded to cover more songs. And the features exclusive to SoundHound that users have come to love, such as the ability to automatically add to playlists in Spotify or launch an iTunes Radio station based on a music discovery, remain prominent features.
“With a focus on design and user delight, SoundHound continues to build on top of our magical technology that has been embraced by millions of music lovers around the world,” said James Hom, Vice President of Products for SoundHound, Inc. “Our team has created what is truly the most immersive music search, discovery, and play experience on mobile.”
The SoundHound app is available for free from the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, or at http://bit.ly/SoundHoundiTunes. On Android devices, SoundHound is available at http://bit.ly/SoundHoundPlayStore. Windows Phone users can download SoundHound at http://bit.ly/SoundHoundWindowsPhone. On BlackBerry 10 devices, SoundHound can be downloaded at http://bit.ly/SoundHoundBlackBerry.
About SoundHound Inc.
SoundHound Inc. is the leading innovator in Sound Recognition and Search technologies. Its unmatched portfolio of technologies includes the world's fastest music and audio recognition, the world's only singing and humming search, instant-response large scale speech recognition systems, and automatic lyrics alignment. The SoundHound mobile application is the only App in the world that enables two distinct sound inputs to be recognized through a single search button. Both recorded music and a hummed query can be identified, delighting users and friends with the magic of capturing a song or finding a song through singing it. SoundHound technologies are deployed globally through carrier, device manufacturer, and automotive partnerships. SoundHound's applications, available on all major platforms, have been downloaded by more than 200 million users.