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Search for music by voice. Hound app for iPhone.

Boot Camp feature for Thursday, May 26, 2011

Searching for music on your phone, by voice.   I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear.     An app called SoundHound that lets you identify music just by holding your smartphone up to a radio or even just by humming has attracted lots of fans for its coolness.   Now the company has announced a new app called Hound that puts a new twist on that recognition technology.  VP Katie McMahon….

When a friend says to you, hey, check out a brand new band called Mumford & Sons, you used to have to go either to your keyboard or on your mobile device and type, type, type.   Now, you are able to simply speak the title of a song and the band or the band by itself and what Hound does is instantly deliver a result that has everything that you could possibly want about that song or the artist.

    Hound will be out for the iPhone and Android devices.   You can find us at BootCamp.com.   I’m Fred Fishkin.

Categories: Mobile Devices