Agrahyah Technologies announced the launch of aawaz.com, an audio on demand platform with professionally generated content in Indian vernacular languages. With aawaz, people can listen to podcasts, chat shows, and interviews and also read articles and features. Aawaz.com is currently available as website and Android app.
The audio content has scripts written by popular writers and voices of famous RJs.aawaz.com website and app are currently available in Hindi and is aimed at the vast HSM (Hindi Speaking Market) of India.
aawaz.com is built with cutting edge technology stack and hosted on Cloud for a faster and seamless streaming experience for end user. Aawaz.com will also have ML (machine learning) and AI (artificial capabilities) based capabilities to recommend and personalize content based on user’s preferences.
Speaking about the launch, Sreeraman Thiagarajan, cofounder of Agrahyah Technologies says “We are delighted to be producing content ground up to make it contextually relevant, and useful for people of India. Aawaz.com is our way of making the web useful to people by providing high quality and genuine content created by subject matter experts. While we are striving to make content useful, it is also entertaining.”
Entire library of aawaz.com is living room friendly and contains no profanity and no violent content. The programming is aimed to be a pleasant, and suitable for audience of all ages in a family.
Rushabh Vasa, cofounder of Agrahyah Technologies adds “While English podcasts as an industry is in nascent stage in India, vernacular based audio content consumption has always been high in India, albeit in a passive format. Just observe a salon nextdoor, or an average commuter on a public transport, you’ll see them listening and working or earphones plugged while their hands and eyes are busy doing something else.
Aawaz.com packs in many unique shows and podcasts including, Health and wellness chat show, Akbar – Birbal stories, Holy rivers of India, Step by step Yoga guide, Comedy and parody shows, devotional chants such as Hanuman Chalisa, Gayatri Matra, and mythological fables.
While majority of the shows are 10 minutes long each, there are byte sized content in the humor and comedy genre that are 30 seconds to 3 minutes long. Currently aawaz.com has over 30 shows, each with 10 episodes each and 1000 plus text articles.