SoundHound Inc. Announces Name Change from Melodis Corporation
Leading search and sound recognition innovator rebrands, increases focus on direct to consumer services and mobile applications
SAN JOSE, Calif. May 20, 2010. Melodis Corporation officially changed its name to SoundHound Inc.
Founded in 2005, SoundHound Inc. delivers innovative technologies in search and sound recognition, creates compelling user experiences using its technologies, and attracts millions of active users who benefit from these services on a daily basis, including voice-directed search, music recognition, query by humming and search & discovery features.
"Our name change to SoundHound Inc. highlights our company's evolution as a leader in both sound search technologies as well consumer products," said Keyvan Mohajer, CEO. "Our new brand identity further empowers us to play a key role in creating and enhancing the future of human interaction with devices, and make a mark in the exciting mobile Internet decade that has just begun." For more information, visit www.SoundHound.com.
SoundHound delivers innovative technologies and compelling user experiences in sound recognition, revolutionizing the way people interact with connected devices.
SoundHound's breakthrough Sound2Sound technology searches sound against sound, bypassing traditional sound to text conversion techniques even when searching text databases. Sound2Sound has resulted in numerous breakthroughs including the world's fastest music recognition, the world's only viable singing and humming search, and instant-response large scale speech recognition systems.
SoundHound has produced multiple award-winning applications in music and voice search on platforms including iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Mobile and Symbian devices. SoundHound also has numerous partnerships with global companies, including leading device manufacturers and operators.
Headquartered in San Jose, California, SoundHound is backed by leading Silicon Valley investors, including Global Catalyst Partners, TransLink Capital and Walden Venture Capital. For more information, visit www.soundhound.com.
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