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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In February, MySpace, the News Corporation-owned online community, licensed copyrighted video-filtering technology from Audible Magic, an acoustic fingerprinting company.
Relatable's acoustic fingerprinting can analyse any recording and identify it from its soundwave patterns.
iMesh will support Windows Media Player 10 and will be compatible with any of the "Plays for Sure" devices and employ technology provided by Audible Magic that recognizes copyrighted content through acoustic fingerprinting.
Following the ineffective and "less-than-satisfactory," per Judge Patel, attempt to filter major label content, Napster hired Relatable, an acoustic fingerprinting company.