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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Systematic ad verification — Automatically verify pre-recorded spots with playout log and audio fingerprint monitoring as well as live reads through natural language processing (NLP)-driven watchlists in near real-time
The technology analyzes nearly 1,380 unique characteristics of a call to create a detailed audio fingerprint, revealing the geographic location of the call origin and whether the call is coming from a landline, a cellphone or from VoIP the last of which accounts for 53 percent of fraudulent calls.
It creates an "audio fingerprint" of each call by analysing 147 call features - such as location, background noise and number history - to highlight unusual activity, identify potential fraud and stop criminal callers.
The technology creates an 'audio fingerprint' of each call by analysing 147 call features to identify unusual activity.
Now, the company is rolling out the iTunes Match audio fingerprint update to all its Apple Music subscribers.
If the current audio fingerprint matches the stored one, the person gets access to the miniature computer.
Audible Magic has introduced a new, video fingerprint-based ACR technology, called SmartID Video with over a decade of ACR experience, this new technology takes full advantage of the company's existing investments with its SmartID audio fingerprint technology, including inventions embodied in a number of its awarded patents.
High level descriptors which sever as audio fingerprint, enabling automatic identification of audio content by extracting unique signatures from a period audio signal, are also the part of MPEG-7 audio descriptors.
The audio fingerprint application that's getting all the buzz, thanks to the success of Napster, is peer-to-peer traffic monitoring.
The app, developed by the regional police office in Saxony, recognises the audio fingerprints of neo-Nazi rock music, the BBC reports.
Although proprietary audio fingerprints have excellent identification performance, the MPEG-7 audio descriptors offer some advantages.