SoundHound Inc., the leading innovator of voice AI and conversational intelligence technologies, has announced the expansion of its Houndify Voice AI platform to 22 languages—covering a majority of the world’s common languages. Now, developers employing Houndify can add conversational intelligence to their products and services for users across the globe. The company also announced plans to add over 100 languages and variations as part of its commitment to provide the most comprehensive voice AI solution to brands and users everywhere.
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SoundHound Inc. expands Houndify Voice AI platform to 22 languages. (Graphic: Business Wire)
As a global provider of advanced voice AI for automotive, telecom, hospitality, restaurants, financial services, and voice-enabled mobile apps, SoundHound Inc. has emerged as the preeminent independent provider of custom voice AI technology. The company is continually expanding its language library to support a growing list of international partners across a variety of industries.
“We’ve always been focused on providing a voice AI platform that allows our partners to speak the languages of their users,” said Majid Emami, Co-founder & VP Engineering, SoundHound Inc. “This announcement reinforces the growth of our language library, ready for any company looking for speech recognition with global reach.”
Houndify’s unmatched accuracy and speed in voice recognition is the result of a combination of breakthrough Speech-to-Meaning® and Deep Meaning Understanding™ technologies. Advancements in Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) and Natural Language Understanding (NLU) enable the Houndify Voice AI platform to track speech in real-time—understanding the meaning even before the user has finished speaking and delivering the smartest voice experience possible.
“We’re committed to our efforts in language expansion, including key ASR features such as long-form transcription and customized vocabularies,” noted Keyvan Mohajer, Co-founder and CEO, SoundHound, Inc. “Our ASR adds tremendous value and leveraging our breakthrough NLU provides endless possibilities.”
Global companies seeking to create omnichannel voice experiences can now access the majority of the languages their customers speak, including Spanish, Portuguese, French, Indian-accented English, German, Dutch, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Polish, Swedish, Arabic, Turkish, Hebrew, and more.
About SoundHound Inc.
At SoundHound Inc., we believe every brand should have a voice. As a leading innovator of conversational technologies, we’re trusted by companies around the globe, including Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Snapchat, Mastercard, and Deutsche Telekom. Houndify, our independent voice AI platform, allows developers to build custom voice assistants with a branded wake word for any product or service. Our proprietary Speech-to-Meaning® engine delivers unprecedented speed and accuracy. Our mission: To enable humans to interact with the things around them like we interact with each other—by speaking naturally. www.soundhound.com