SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SoundHound Inc., a pioneering company in sound recognition and search technologies, announces updates to its music app, SoundHound, that include integration with Apple Music. SoundHound has more than 265 million global users and the new features will go live in over 100 countries where Apple Music launches today.
SoundHound now includes “Apple Music - Listen Now” options on the homescreen and within song pages, which link to the Apple Music service. Once connected to the free three-month trial of Apple Music, users can stream music of artists discovered through SoundHound’s features including music identification, personalized History, Top Charts, or Music Maps. SoundHound is also showcasing Apple Music’s new global radio streaming station Beats 1. Users will see a “Beats 1 Radio” row within song pages, enabling easy, one-tap access to listen to the streaming radio broadcast, which features various artists hosting programs and full-time DJs, led by ex-BBC host Zane Lowe.
“SoundHound users are the most savvy and engaged music consumers in the world, and we know they will be delighted to have seamless access to Apple Music,” said Katie McMahon, Vice President and General Manager, SoundHound Inc.
About SoundHound, Inc.
SoundHound Inc. turns sound into understanding and actionable meaning. We believe in enabling humans to interact with the things around them in the same way we interact with each other: by speaking naturally to mobile phones, cars, TVs, music speakers, coffee machines, and every other part of the emerging 'connected' world. Our latest product, Hound, leverages our Speech-to-Meaning technology to showcase a groundbreaking smartphone experience. Our SoundHound product applies our technology to music, enabling people to discover, explore, and share the music around them, and even find the name of that song stuck in their heads by singing or humming. And through the Houndify platform, we empower developers to be part of the speech-to-meaning revolution. Mission: Houndify everything. www.soundhound.com