SampleSumo was founded at the end of 2007 by Koen Tanghe and has a strong background in R&D and software development in the music and audio technology domain.
We have offered our skills to other companies and organizations, and are also working on our own products and technologies.
SampleSumo’s mission is to bring smart music & audio processing technology into the hands of end-users and companies through well-developed products and technology packages.
Up to recently, music has always been treated as a binary stream of audio samples that could only be interpreted in a meaningful way by humans. Recent scientific and technological developments have now made it possible to build algorithms that actually understand what is happening in the audio signal on a semantic level. SampleSumo’s vision is that this so called "machine listening" technology can enable companies and end-users to interact with music and audio in far more useful and fun ways than before, some of which may even be disruptive.
We are aiming to become an important world wide player regarding practical applications of smart audio processing technology, with a double focus:
Our focus is mainly on the following market segments: