Hyundai Collaborates with SoundHound Inc. to Develop ‘Intelligent Personal Agent’ <br>Voice-Control Technology

Posted on 26. Jan, 2018 by in Hyundai Canada

  • Intelligent Personal Agent, co-developed with SoundHound, to be deployed in new models in 2019
  • System serves as a active assistant, presaging motorist needs and facilitating automobile functions
  • Advanced record optimized for destiny connected automobile information demands
  • Hyundai Motor to betray Intelligent Personal Agent during CES 2018 in Las Vegas 

SEOUL, Korea,  Dec. 21, 2017 – Hyundai Motor Company took a vital step towards equipping destiny connected vehicles with a voice approval record required to keep gait with growing, real-time information needs of drivers. Hyundai’s “Intelligent Personal Agent,” a voice-enabled practical partner system, will be deployed in new models set to hurl out as early as 2019. 

Co-developed by Hyundai and Silicon Valley-based SoundHound Inc., a heading dignitary in voice-enabled AI and conversational comprehension technologies, Intelligent Personal Agent allows drivers to use voice commands for many opposite operations and real-time data, that connected cars of a destiny demand.  

The Intelligent Personal Agent is singular in that it acts as a active partner system, presaging a driver’s needs and providing useful information. For instance, a complement might give an early sign of an arriving assembly and advise depart times that comment for stream trade conditions. 

These personal facilities mix with an array of motorist conveniences, such as a ability to make phone calls, send calm messages, hunt destinations, hunt music, check continue and conduct schedules. It also allows drivers to voice-control frequently used in-vehicle functions such as air-conditioning, sunroofs and doorway locks, while entertainment several information about a vehicle. What’s more, a Intelligent Personal Agent supports a “Car-to-Home” service, enabling a motorist to control electronic inclination during home with elementary voice commands. 

“Sophisticated voice approval and AI formation are core to effectively providing drivers with a large calm and information that destiny connected vehicles have to offer,” pronounced Paul Choo, Director of Infotainment Development Group during Hyundai Motor Company. “These elements play a pivotal purpose in delivering connected-car-generated information.”  

The Intelligent Personal Agent sets itself detached from a foe with a “multiple-command recognition” function. When a user says, “Tell me what a continue will be like tomorrow and spin off a lights in a vital room,” a complement recognizes dual apart commands in a same judgment and completes any charge separately. 

Intelligent Personal Assistant is formed on SoundHound’s Houndify synthetic comprehension (AI) platform, optimized for in-vehicle applications. When activated, a complement reacts to a driver’s voice commands or questions by communicating with SoundHound AI server to hunt for a requested information or finish a task. 

“We spent a decade building Houndify, a many modernized voice AI platform, to capacitate partners a ability to emanate customized practice for their products,” pronounced Keyvan Mohajer, Founder CEO of SoundHound Inc. “We are anxious to work with Hyundai Motor to change a in-car experience.” 

Hyundai Motor will betray Intelligent Personal Agent during CES 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada in January. Intelligent Personal Agent will be demonstrated by a connected automobile cockpit versed with a feature. The complement is activated by a wake-up voice command: “Hi, Hyundai.”  

Early subsequent year, Hyundai skeleton to denote a simplified chronicle of a Intelligent Personal Agent, equipping next-generation Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) scheduled for exam drives on Korean open roads with a system. This exam chronicle will also be means to yield information on internal sports events, including diversion schedules and results.

The partner complement will primarily know English, though will raise support to other vital languages going forward. 

Hyundai’s prolonged partnership with SoundHound Inc. dates behind to 2012. The All-New Veloster, set for launch in Jan 2018, will embody SoundHound’s Korean strain approval service, while a English strain approval for a US marketplace initial debuted on a Genesis indication in 2014.  

About SoundHound Inc.

SoundHound Inc. turns sound into bargain and actionable meaning. The association believes in enabling humans to correlate with a things around them in a same approach people correlate with any other: by vocalization naturally to mobile phones, cars, TVs, strain speakers, and each other partial of a rising ‘connected’ world. The company’s consumer product, Hound, leverages SoundHound Inc.’s Speech-to-Meaning™ and Deep Meaning Understanding™ technologies to emanate a groundbreaking smartphone experience, and is a initial product to build on a Houndify platform. The SoundHound product relates a record to music, enabling people to discover, explore, and share a strain around them, and even find a name of that strain stranded in their heads by singing or humming. Through a Houndify platform, SoundHound Inc. aims to move voice-enabled AI to everybody and capacitate others to build on tip of it. SoundHound Inc. calls this Collective AI. SoundHound Inc’s Mission: Houndify everything.

About Hyundai Motor

Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Company is committed to apropos a lifetime partner in automobiles and beyond. The association leads a Hyundai Motor Group, an innovative business structure able of present resources from fiery iron to finished cars. Hyundai Motor has 8 production bases and 7 pattern technical centers worldwide and in 2016 sole 4.86 million vehicles globally. With some-more than 110,000 employees worldwide, Hyundai Motor continues to raise a product choice with localized models and strives to strengthen a care in purify technology, starting with a world’s initial mass-produced hydrogen-powered vehicle, ix35 Fuel Cell and IONIQ, a world’s initial indication with 3 electrified powertrains in a singular physique type.

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