Frequently Asked Questions

How to Configure Separate Production SoundHound Instances

If you want to run a different version of Soundhound for different sessions, please do the following:

Option 1 (over network):

  • Uncheck "Use Soundhound" in program options.
  • Reference the database of your On-Air system over the network under Tools > Program Options > Paths.

Option 2 (Local)
  • Uncheck "Use Soundhound" in program options.
  • Create 2 new folders within your BSI folder named "Soundhound1" and "Soundhound2"
  • Copy the SndHound.exe from your BSI32 folder into each of your new folders.
  • For session 1, under the events tab, “When Simian Starts” place the SndHound.exe from the Soundhound1 folder using the App tab in Event Builder
  • For session 2, under the events tab, “When Simian Starts” place the SndHound.exe from the Soundhound2 folder using the App tab in Event Builder.
  • Create shortcuts on your desktop for each session.
  • Right-click each of the shortcuts and look at the Properties for the Target.
  • To create Session 1 add /session:1 and for Session 2 add /session:2


 Last updated Thu, Jul 10 2014 1:25pm

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