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May 06, 2015 4:11 AM ET


Company Overview of SoundHound Inc.

Company Overview

SoundHound Inc. develops and deploys sound recognition and music search solutions for mobile devices. The company offers audio identification, speech recognition, natural language understanding, and singing and humming search solutions. Its solutions are deployed globally through application stores along with carriers, device manufacturers, and automotive partnerships. The company was formerly known as Melodis Corporation and changed its name to SoundHound Inc. in May 2010. SoundHound Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California with an additional office in Boston.

3979 Freedom Circle

Suite 400

Santa Clara, CA 95054

United States

Founded in 2005



Key Executives for SoundHound Inc.

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director
Founder, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Products, and Director
Co-Founder and Vice President of Engineering
Vice President of Information Technology and Operations
Vice President of Sales & Marketing and General Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

SoundHound Inc. Key Developments

SoundHound Inc. Announces Music Product

SoundHound Inc. announced its music product, SoundHound + LiveLyrics®. The SoundHound app, which has been downloaded by more than 250 million mobile device users, allows Apple Watch users to initiate music recognition with one tap on the Watch. See LiveLyrics® immediately display and scroll in-synch with the music, on the Watch display and simultaneously on the user’s iPhone. View collected songs by scrolling on the song history list, likewise synched with the user’s iPhone and iPad. SoundHound joins a select group of high-profile apps launching with Apple Watch, including Nike+Running, The New York Times, Instagram, Twitter, and Open Table.

SoundHound Inc. Opens Boston Office; Announces Executive Appointments

SoundHound Inc. announced the expansion of its sales and marketing team, including the opening of a Boston-based office. The new ad sales team hires include: Bryce Weitzel, director, ad solutions & integrated marketing; Gabrielle Mayer, director, client services; and Mary Ellen McKenna, senior account executive. McKenna also will head up the Boston office.

SoundHound, Inc. Integrates into Newest Casio G-Shock Bluetooth Watch

SoundHound, Inc. announced that the company's music identification technology is serving as a powering force in Casio Computer Co. Ltd.'s newest G-SHOCK Bluetooth watch and its embedded music application called G'MIX App. Users of the new Casio GBA-400 can initiate a SoundHound search on a Bluetooth connected smartphone directly from the watch and have results delivered to both the connected device and the watch face. The G'MIX App gives GBA-400 users access to a music player and the ability to listen to music and control volume. It also allows users to identify music without having to pick up a connected device. With a turn of the rotary dial on the side of the watch, a SoundHound search is started. Full results are delivered to the user's G'MIX App page on their device while title and artist, if in English, are delivered directly to the GBA-400 watch.

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