SoundAI is one of the global leading technology innovation companies, focusing on cutting-edge technologies in acoustics and Artificial Intelligence interactions. We are committed to drive the trend of real-world human-machine interaction with a technology philosophy of Intelligent Listening, Intelligent Understanding, to realize the mission of Intelligent Sound Empower Intelligent Future and the vision of Intelligent Interconnection.
SoundAI mainly provides intelligent interaction service based on SoundAI, as well as chips, modules, development boards and all sets of intelligent speech interaction products solutions. SoundAI cultivates in intelligent IoT vertical scenarios solutions, for instance, intelligent home, intelligent vehicle, intelligent safety & security, intelligent finance, intelligent education, intelligent healthcare, intelligent court, intelligent transport and robotics, and others. SoundAI is the far-field voice interaction technology and solution supplier providing services to the largest volume of end-users with most comprehensive application scenarios covering the widest regions in China, wining Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, Huawei, Mi, Lenovo, Skyworth, Kingdee, GIMI, GOME, Sunniwell, Inspur, China Mobile Communications Corporation (CMCC), China National Radio (CNR), Qihoo 360 Technology as our clients.
Core team of SoundAI includes graduates from world prestigious universities, like Chinese Academy of Sciences, Tsinghua University, Peking University, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Communication University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology and so on, Business elites from global leading companies, including Google, Broadcom, Dolby, Tencent, Baidu, Zhongguancun leading talents, Forbes Asia 30U30 Youth Leader, Forbes China 30U30 Youth Leader, Hurun China 30U30 Entrepreneurial Leader, Member of IEEE, JASA, AES, China Artificial Intelligence Committee, Member of the Acoustical Society of China, Member of China Computer Federation.
corporate vision：Intelligent Interconnection
Our Mission：Intelligent Sound Empower Intelligent Future
Technical mission：Intelligent Listening, Intelligent Understanding,
In April 2016, SoundAI was established in Haidian, Beijing.
In May 2016, SoundAI completed angel investor funding led by FREES FUND, Qihoo 360 and RUNZHE Capital Investment.
In July 2016, Qihoo 360 Smart Camera, with duplex communication, noise suppression and speech recognition technologies provided by SoundAI, was launched.
In September 2016, Qihoo 360 Kid Robot and Qihoo 360 Storytelling Toy, with low-power consumption single microphone recognition, noise suppression and duplex communication functions provided by SoundAI, were launched.
In September 2016, SoundAI first-generation microphone array suite and first far-field speech interaction development suite for smart speaker in China were released.
In December 2016, SoundAI completed Pre-A funding round led by Hongtai Capital Holdings and FREES Fund.
In April 2017, SoundAI was selected as Zhongguancun New and High Technology Enterprise.
In April 2017, SoundAI, together with Xilinx and Cypress, released a FPGA far-field speech interactive development board.
In June 2017, SoundAI was selected as Member of the ARM AI Ecosystem Consortium (AIEC).
In July 2017, MI AI Speaker, with far-field speech interaction solution provided by SoundAI, including 6-microphone annular array, far-field awakening, voice activity detection and other technologies, was released.
In July 2017, SoundAI, together with Baidu, launched an all-in-one DuerOS solution for product manufactures.
In September 2017, SoundAI was selected as Zhongguancun Frontier Technology Enterprise, and Member of Zhongguancun Frontier Technology and Industrial Service Alliance.
In October 2017, SoundAI completed A funding round co-invested by Baidu, Linekong Interactive Group, Hongtai Capital Holdings and FREES Fund.
In November 2017, SoundAI released a one-stop speech interaction development platform, SoundPi, at the Baidu World Congress, which fully adopted SoundAI Azero with microphone array, speech awakening, voice activity detection, speech recognition, semantic understanding and speech synthesis algorithms.
In March 2018, SoundAI launched first low-power consumption with USB support microphone array chip, SAI101C, in China.
In April 2018, MI AI Speaker Mini, with 4-microphone array technology and far-field intelligent interaction system SoundAI Azero, went on the market.
In May 2018, Alibaba’s intelligent set-top box, Alibaba Tmall Magic Box, powered by far-field intelligent interaction system SoundAI Azero, including Open AEC, VAN and other new technologies, was launched.
In June 2018, SoundAI joined the RISC-V Foundation.
In June 2018, Baidu Xiaodu Smart Speaker, with 3 microphone annular microphone array and powered by far-field intelligent interaction system SoundAI Azero, including far-field awakening and far-field Automatic Speech Recognition technologies, was launched.
In June 2018, Lenovo MINI AI Speaker, with 3 microphone array and powered by far-field intelligent interaction system SoundAI Azero, was launched.
In July 2018, SoundAI was selected as National High and New Technology Enterprise.
In July 2018, SoundAI established cooperative relationship with China National Radio (CNR) and Huawei to develop smart speakers, far-field mobile phones / tablets and other products.
In August 2018, SoundAI established cooperative relationship with China Mobile Communications Corporation (CMCC) to develop smart speaker, far-field intelligent set-top box and other products.
In September 2018, Sengled smart speaker lamp, powered by far-field intelligent interaction system SoundAI Azero and Baidu DuerOS, was officially launched.
In October 2018, Huawei AI Speaker, with 6-microphone ring-shaped array and powered by far-field intelligent interaction system SoundAI Azero, including far-field VoIP Real-time Call and Voiceprint Recognition functions, was launched.
In October 2018, Tencent King of Glory Intelligent Robot, powered by far-field intelligent interaction system SoundAI Azero, including Inverse Microphone Array, Penetrated DOA, and Dynamic Sound Field Vibrated AEC technologies, was launched.
In November 2018, Smartisan AI Speaker, powered by far-field intelligent interaction system SoundAI Azero, was launched.
In November 2018, Tiny Mu intelligent toilet seat, powered by intelligent interaction system SoundAI Azero, including online and offline far-field awakening and recognition speech interaction integrated technologies, was launched.
In December 2018, China Mobile Communications Corporation (CMCC) Smart Speaker S1 and mini S1, as the very first smart speaker supporting landline telephone communication in China, powered by far-field intelligent interaction system SoundAI Azero, were officially launched.
In December, 2018, Tencent King of Glory Intelligent Robot of female Character, powered by far-field intelligent interaction system SoundAI Azero, was launched.