Shazam is a currently the most popular music recognition applications. received sources revealed that warner, universal music and SONY entertainment from the third party investors bought value about 300 $ Shazam co.
Shazam founded in London, the main function is to music recognition. Open the application of mobile phones is on the broadcast music source (TV, radio, etc.), collected about 10 seconds of samples, and then through the network will be sent to the server, audio band after analysis can identify this song. Including the song title, artist, album, distributors, and other information will feedback to the application. Shazam the current recognition is very high. Now can find music not only, still can find television ( TV ), etc.
Shazam accepted the former richest man in the world (now) by gates caught, Mexican telecoms tycoon carlos slim 4000 investment dollars. The Shazam valued at 5 $.
Shazam executive chairman Andrew fisher (Andrew Fisher) has said that the company’s advantage is the ability to connect the traditional media and mobile media (TV, radio). Thus have strong advertising value, the famous brands such as unilever, procter & gamble has been used in North America Shazam advertising services.
Shazam or music. By the user Shazam identify TV / after the radio music, still can share information to the social network or to iTunes such as purchase, or to listen to radio applications.
warner, universal and SONY have services of the company. Universal music also owns 14% Beats , Beats business also online music streaming service. Other media revealed that apple will be in the near future to and $to buy Beats . In addition say apple will put Shazam music recognition into iOS .