SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SmartBeings, Inc., has entered into a partnership agreement with Harman International Industries, to provide both the audio engineering and speaker design for WooHoo™, the world's first AI-based interactive, affordable smart home assistant.
The widely recognized global leader in connected technologies with deep audio heritage, HARMAN is developing a high quality JBL audio system for the WooHoo digital assistant. This will provide the WooHoo digital assistant with the ultimate level of sound and clarity regardless of whether the device is transmitting streaming video, music, podcasts, phone calls or responses to voice commands.
"Without question, clean, crisp audio is a critical part of the WooHoo user experience," said SmartBeings' Chief Digital and Marketing Officer Joseph Santos. "By partnering with a company as highly-regarded as HARMAN, WooHoo is poised to completely disrupt the IoT/smart homes genre relative to the audio quality of smart home devices."
For HARMAN, their involvement serves to substantiate what industry experts and analysts see as a product certain to change the face of the digital home assistance category. "SmartBeings has taken an innovative and unique approach to home connectivity," said Dave Rogers, HARMAN's President of Lifestyle Audio SBU. "We are extremely excited to partner with SmartBeings to offer high quality JBL audio in the WooHoo digital assistant."
Set for a worldwide launch in Q1 2018, the WooHoo digital assistant features both facial and voice recognition, a 360-degree rotating camera, and a full 7-inch screen that allows for more than just the usual commands found in most other smart home assistants.
Winner of two CES Innovation Awards in the Smart Home and Accessible Tech Categories, SmartBeings will exhibit at CES, January 9-12, from Booth #51930 in the Eureka Park marketplace at the Sands Expo. The product was displayed at CES Unveiled, a media-only event which took place Sunday, January 7 from 5:00 until 8:30 p.m., in the Shoreline Exhibit Hall at the Mandalay Bay Hotel.
For additional information on SmartBeings, please visit www.smartbeings.com.
CES 2018 Innovation Award Honoree, Silicon Valley-based SmartBeings has developed the world's first AI-embedded, interactive and affordable solution to orchestrating multiple smart devices: WooHoo. Featuring a 360 degree camera, full video integration and intuitive, Nvidia AI Chip, smart power plug and easy-to-use software, WooHoo enables users to manage all connected home devices from any location with setup in under 60 seconds! The language processor enables WooHoo to understand the user, as if you were talking to another person. Through the product's AI interactive smart home hub, facial recognition and voice control, smart living is now both easy and affordable.
NOTE TO MEDIA
Please visit SmartBeings at Booth #51930 in the Sands Expo Center. To arrange for interviews and/or private demonstrations of SmartBeings' WooHoo product, please contact Kat Cavano at firstname.lastname@example.org or 732-610-9991 or Kerry Lynn Bohen at email@example.com or 703-533-4823. For additional information, please visit www.smartbeings.com.