Find the song by humming it to Google Assistant – The Hindu

Find the song by humming it to Google Assistant – The Hindu

The search giant’s machine learning algorithm helps find potential song matches after the user finishes humming.

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Ever experienced that moment when knew the song, but couldn’t say it. Well, Google is adding a new feature that will help you find a song just by humming, whistling or singing a melody.

On Google Assistant, just say: “Hey Google, what’s this song?”, and then hum the tune. Google will help find it in about 10-15 seconds. This feature is currently available in English on iOS, and in more than 20 languages on Android.

The search giant’s machine learning algorithm helps find potential song matches after the user finishes humming.

“Don’t worry, you don’t need perfect pitch to use this feature,” Google said in a blog post.

Based on the tune, it will show the most likely option, and users can select the best match, view any accompanying music videos or listen to the song on music apps.

Apart from this, the California-based company has also updated its search algorithm to refine results for users. The company says that 1 in 10 search queries are misspelt. So, it is introducing a new spelling algorithm that helps understand context of misspelt words to show the right results.

Google has also expanded its use of AI in search. It will now allow users to search within a video. It is using computer and speech
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