Conversational AI and speech recognition firm, SoundHound and digital transformation services company, DMI have entered into a partnership to deliver an improved driver experience in automotive industry. The partnership enables SoundHound to integrate its advanced artificial intelligence (AI) platform with DMI’s edge-to-cloud solution to deliver a better customer experience. The services provided by DMI include the full linked ecosystem, from the device to the cloud, and include blockchain, distributed ledger, and smart contract technology for a variety of sectors including the automobile, government, healthcare, logistics, and transportation. SoundHound and DMI will be able to bring voice recognition and conversational AI to the vehicles by delivering an enhanced solution.

Jenny Heinze, SVP Automotive & Connected Solutions at DMI said, “We have seen what SoundHound has done with their global OEM engagements, and we are excited about the innovative opportunities this partnership will bring to our clients. For us, it is not just about connecting people to their cars, it’s about connecting and converging the outside world into our lives. And that simple shift in perspective, is what drives our solutions and guides our vision to redefine the in-car experience by making it safer, smarter, more natural, and convenient.”

Passengers and drivers will be delivered with a built-in conversational experience using the advanced voice AI platform of SoundHound which is based on Speech-to-Meaning and Deep Meaning Understanding technologies. The drivers will be able to easily identify parking, fuel, local search, navigation, and access nearby devices through conversation using the solution by delivering a connected driving experience.

“Our partnership with forerunners DMI will help connect SoundHound technology with auto manufacturers of all sizes that are looking to deliver the voice-enabled experience drivers and their passengers are beginning to expect. This technology also allows OEMs to plug directly into a broader connected ecosystem, opening up new revenue opportunities while delivering a best-in-class conversational technology that feels natural and intuitive,” stated Matt Anderson, Director of Business Development at SoundHound.