Hound Voice Search & Assistant Launches for iOS [Video]

Hound Voice Search & Assistant Launches for iOS [Video]

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Hound, a new voice search and personal assistant that promises extremely fast responses and better support for follow-up questions, has launched on iOS.

The fastest and easiest way to get the information, entertainment, and communication services you want, Hound is built for your busy life, allowing you to get what you need and move on.

You can use it hands-free by saying, "Ok Hound…”



Features include:
• Weather + Temperature
- “What’s the weather going to be like tomorrow at 6pm?
- “How about in Hawaii during August?”

• Local Search + Yelp Restaurants
- Ask for restaurants, coffee shops, stores, and be as specific as you’d like.
- You can even exclude places that you don’t want.
- “Show Restaurants within 10 miles except for Chinese”

• Navigation (GPS) + Directions
- Ask for a destination and navigate there seamlessly
- “Show me directions to the nearest Starbucks”

• Hotel Search + Expedia booking
- Be specific
- “Show hotels in Seattle that are pet-friendly, have a gym, and cost less than $275”

• Uber
- Get fare estimates, journey time, speak your destination and book, all hands-free

• Make phone calls and send text messages - hands-free

• Web searches - speak what you’re looking for instead of typing

• Calculator - easily make quick calculations through voice commands
- “What is the square root of 16 minus the square root of 9?”

• And more: Video search, News search, Photo & Image search, Stock Prices, Flight status, Date and Time, Alarm and Timer, Music search including "SoundHound Now" feature - activate a music recognition search or a Sing/Hum search, Mortgage Calculator, Unit conversion, Word and phrase translation, Wikipedia, Play interactive games… and more coming soon!

You can download HOUND from the App Store for free. Let us know what you think in the comments!

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Average Reviewer - March 2, 2016 at 4:55pm
I wonder if you can set that as the default voice assistant on android straight from the lock screen saying "Ok hound" I know on some devices Ok Google doesn't work from the lock screen, hopefully hound built in that functionality.
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