SoundHound Inc., an innovator in voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence technologies, announced a strategic partnership with Honda Motor Co., Ltd. to accelerate the development of voice-enabled AI assistant.
SoundHound Inc.’s Houndify voice and conversational AI platform has distinctive advantages including its proprietary Speech-to-Meaning and Deep Meaning Understanding technologies, which deliver unprecedented speed, accuracy, and intelligence in voice recognition and understanding. To support natural interactions, Houndify understands complicated queries and context, such as the user’s location, previous queries, and compound criteria including exclusion.
In addition, SoundHound Inc.’s Collective AI architecture allows partners to have complete control of the user experience and their own innovation, while benefiting from Houndify’s growing developer ecosystem.
“Our Houndify Collective AI is a natural fit for automotive brands that aim to provide voice AI to drivers while differentiating, innovating and retaining ownership of their brands,” said Keyvan Mohajer, Co-founder and CEO of SoundHound Inc. “We are thrilled to partner with Honda to further enhance the driving experience with the fastest and most accurate voice and AI technology on the market.”
SoundHound Inc. has been collaborating with Honda through Honda Xcelerator, the open innovation program that facilitates collaboration with startups, led by Honda Innovations. The program helped nurture and solidify the partnership between the two companies, leading to Houndify being chosen as the solution based on its technological differentiators and aligned AI strategies.