|[January 24, 2014]
SoundHound Launches Immersive Second Screen GRAMMYs Experience, Offering Fans an Interactive Companion on Music's Biggest Night
SANTA CLARA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
SoundHound Inc., the revolutionary sound search company, today announced
that it has developed a dedicated page within its music and sound
discovery mobile application specifically for users who will SoundHound
the GRAMMYs live. The results will help fans enjoy music's biggest night
- the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards - by providing augmented
content and an immersive experience during the show.
SoundHound's 2014 GRAMMYs Page (Photo: Business Wire)
The GRAMMYs will air on Sunday evening on CBS starting at 8 PM ET from
the Staples (News - Alert) Center in Los Angeles and will feature live performances by
some of the most SoundHound'ed artists of the year.
During the show, users watching on TV can SoundHound the live broadcast
to see the name of artists performing along with real-time information,
including winners, and the latest tweets from the official #grammys
hashtag. SoundHound is deploying its broadcast recognition technology
specifically for the GRAMMYs, accessible via the 'orange button' best
known for searching for recorded music and exclusively identifying
singing and humming.
Beginning today, SoundHound users can use the app to learn more about
the show, seeing which Artist will perform, Award Nominees, Twitter (News - Alert) buzz
"SoundHound is the gatway to all things music and we strive to delight
our users, so we have created a unique companion experience for 'music's
biggest night'," said Katie McMahon, Vice President of Sales and
Marketing for SoundHound Inc. "Before, during and after the show,
SoundHound will be delivering an immersive experience, enabling fans to
explore the artists and the music more deeply on their mobile devices."
The SoundHound app is available today for free from the App Store on
iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, or at http://bit.ly/SoundHoundiTunes.
On Android (News - Alert) devices, SoundHound is available at http://bit.ly/SoundHoundPlayStore.
Windows Phone (News - Alert) users can download SoundHound at http://bit.ly/SoundHoundWindowsPhone.
On BlackBerry (News - Alert) 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 185
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