SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SoundHound Inc., the revolutionary sound search company, today announced that the widely popular SoundHound Player – which was originally launched in SoundHound in December 2009 – now offers free, unlimited LiveLyrics in addition to one-tap sharing in version 4.2 on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Usage of the popular SoundHound Player within the SoundHound App has increased more than ten fold in the past year and served as a platform for key SoundHound innovations, including LiveLyrics, the world’s largest database of time-aligned lyrics, now featuring more than one million aligned tracks.
Features of the SoundHound Player provide users with the industry’s most comprehensive and interactive user experience available, including:
- Double-tapping any line of lyrics to fast-forward or rewind a track
- Built-in two-way integration with a user’s iTunes library: one-tap access to iTunes songs from SoundHound and one-tap access to SoundHound’s artist bios, videos, and top songs for iTunes tracks
- Sharing to Twitter and Facebook with just a single tap. Shares to Twitter now also include the artist’s Twitter handle
SoundHound Player is available by downloading the SoundHound App and tapping the player icon. Both the SoundHound (free) and SoundHound Infinity Apps on iOS include the SoundHound Player as well as blazing fast music recognition. SoundHound has grown to be the most utilized mobile music search, discovery, and sharing service in the world, with well over one billion songs identified per year and more public music shares than any other mobile music application.
The SoundHound App is available as a free download from the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, or at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soundhound/id355554941?mt=8.
Watch the SoundHound Live Lyrics Demo at http://youtu.be/FP5WbstYZMo.
About SoundHound Inc.
SoundHound Inc. is revolutionizing the way people interact with mobile devices by delivering innovative technologies and magical user experiences in sound recognition. SoundHound's applications, SoundHound and Hound, are powered by the company's breakthrough Sound2Sound technology, which has resulted in numerous innovations including the world's fastest music and audio recognition, the world's only viable singing and humming search, instant-response large scale speech recognition systems, and automatic lyrics alignment. For more visit www.SoundHound.com.
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