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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Pure Monster Sound is a proprietary, well-balanced, audio signature that offers the full experience of live music, with extreme clarity, tight articulation and deep pounding bass that brings out all the dynamics and impact of an artist's performance.
Monster DNA is Next Generation Everything Designed with both the music and fashion consumer in mind, Monster took a very aggressive approach to evolve its audio signature, the technologies that make it possible, the not-square-or- round triangle speaker housing, and its fashion forward two-tone color design.
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Legacy Audio Signature III ($3,950) Reviewed by GK in Issue 91.
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fi 10 Pro has a full, clear audio signature with a frequency response of 10Hz to 17kHz, the widest of any non-custom earpiece on the market.
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We're excited to join forces with Myvu and integrate our audio signature into its award-winning product line," said Mindy Harvey, president and co- founder of Ultimate Ears.
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Fraunhofer's Audio Signature Technology automatically identifies audio material through robust matching with previously registered audio content.