How Shazam Works To ID songs

The basics: Beforehand, Shazam fingerprints a comprehensive catalog of music, and stores the fingerprints in a database. A user “tags” a song they hear, which fingerprints a 10 second sample of audio. The Shazam app uploads the fingerprint to Shazam’s service, which runs a search for a matching fingerprint in their database. If a match […]

via How Shazam Works To Identify (Nearly) Every Song You Throw At It — The Wiert Corner – irregular stream of stuff

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