Hound is described as 'combines Speech Recognition and Language Understanding. This Speech-to-Meaning capability makes Hound the new way to search and do things faster without typing' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Hound for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Linux, Windows and iPad. The best alternative is Mycroft, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Hound are Google Assistant (Free), Siri (Free), Siri Shortcuts (Free) and Almond (Free, Open Source).
Siri Shortcuts deliver a quick way to get things done with your apps with just a tap or by asking Siri. The Shortcuts app enables you to create personal shortcuts with multiple steps from your favorite apps.
Almond translates your commands into a personalized program. Programmable Notifications Notifications are hard! Every website, every social network, every app is continuously competing for our attention. But that's no more: with Almond, you decide what you care about.
SEPIA is a server-based, extendable, personal, intelligent assistant. The SEPIA-Framework is a collection of open-source modules and tools that form a coherent ecosystem for self-hosted, privacy-compliant, voice-controlled applications and devices.
Presbot is a community of chatbots, an interactive version of Linkedin. Presbot provides the simplest and fastest way to create your personal and professional chatbot. Presbot employs rule based and machine learning algorithms and learns from each interaction with your end users.