Intelligent sound sensing leader Audio Analytic ( ) today announced that it has won the prestigious Consumer Electronics Technology award at the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Innovation Awards 2014. The IET awards judged over 400 applicants from 22 countries in 16 award categories, in order to recognise the best innovations in engineering, science and technology. Winners were announced on 19 November 2014.

Audio Analytic provides the most intelligent sound sensing, making it simple to monitor the connected home and beyond. It’s proven, easy to integrate technology increases awareness, security and delivers peace of mind to consumers and businesses.

Built on a unique understanding, and database, of the home acoustic environment, Audio Analytics sensing technology makes it simple to monitor sounds, such as smoke alarms, breaking glass, baby cries or car alarms within the connected home, business and high security scenarios. It has already been incorporated into many professional security products through partnerships with market leaders including Cisco. The company has since expanded into the consumer market and will be announcing major partnerships at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January 2015, bringing the technology into homes for the first time.


“Winning this prestigious, global accolade is a further demonstration of the innovation behind our sound sensing technology – and how it can benefit consumer electronics companies looking to add sound recognition to their products,” said Chris Mitchell, founder and CEO, Audio Analytic. “We already have major partnerships in the professional security market and are now seeing growing interest in incorporating our technology into products within the connected home. This award will help us push forward in the consumer electronics market as the company expands.”

The Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Innovation Awards recognise excellence across 16 categories from sustainability and transport to communications and healthcare technologies. The free-to-enter, international, annual awards scheme provide a unique opportunity for engineering inventors to showcase their brightest ideas.


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About Audio Analytic

Audio Analytic is the pioneer of AI sound recognition software. The company is on a mission to map the world of sounds, offering our sense of hearing to consumer technology. By transferring our sense of hearing to consumer products and digital personal assistants we give them the ability to react to the world around us, helping satisfy our entertainment, safety, security, wellbeing and communication needs.

Audio Analytic’s ai3™ sound recognition software enables device manufacturers and chip companies to equip products with Artificial Audio Intelligence, recognizing and automatically responding to our growing list of sound profiles.