acoustic fingerprint

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acoustic fingerprint

A summary of the attributes of sound that is used to identify a variety of audio material, including music, sound effects and radio broadcasts. It is widely used to identify commercial music recordings over the radio. The fingerprint is an analysis of the audio waveforms and includes such characteristics as beats per minute (tempo), frequency range, average power in each frequency band (spectral flatness) and acoustic resonances. See music search, Mobile MusicID, MusicDNS and Shazam.
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Combining patented music fingerprinting techniques with data aggregated from the social web and a captive network of engaged artists and fans, Hitlab's technology provides a means to discover, promote, distribute and experience the most relevant and most talked about music.
The comprehensive JukeBlox feature set includes: music services like Pandora, Rhapsody, vTuner, and Music Fingerprinting plus a wide portfolio of popular audio codecs like MP3 and AACs.
MusiKube, a leading developer of music discovery solutions, and Auditude, a pioneer in media recognition, today announced a joint venture to share music fingerprinting and database technologies in order to provide more complete solutions for the identification of audible music.

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