December 8, 2014
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Decibel pitches itself as a leader in the music metadata space by citing a deeper and more accurate dataset than its competitors. The slick video (embedded below) on its site is quite convincing. Decibel claims to collect music metadata from all sources all over the world, including record labels and users, check it for accuracy, and compile it into the database. It’s ambitions are set high with the goal of creating an industry standard in music metadata, and why not? Someone’s got to do it!
SonicAPI.com consists of "a small team of developers dedicated to creating audio technology to make the world sound better." The SonicAPI.com API utilizes zplane technology to allow developers to integrate audio processing into existing apps, websites, or in-house solutions. Professional software companies around the world use zplane technology for high-grade audio processing, and sonicAPI.com wants to put such tools in the hands of developers everywhere.
What's that song? If you're out and about, you might reach for your mobile phone's "name that tune" app, such as Shazam on iPhone. But if you're at your PC, it can be as easy as clicking over to the Audiggle app, which reports on sound from video, internet radio, or anything passing audio to your speakers.