Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
AT&T Wireless launches mobile music recognition
Posted on 16-Apr-2004 21:12 | Tags Filed under: News


AT&T Wireless launches mobile music recognition
The new music recognition service allows customers to identify songs simply by placing their phones near a music speaker.

Users simply dial "#ID" (#43) from any AT&T Wireless phone to initiate the service. When prompted, customers then hold the phone near the music source for approximately 15 seconds. Users will immediately receive a text message on their wireless phone with the name of the song title and recording artist.

"We've all been in a situation where we hear a song that we like, but have no idea of its title or who sings it," said Glenice Maclellan, vice president of messaging services for AT&T Wireless. "Now, your wireless phone can 'name that tune' for you. Song recognition is another example of the numerous ways AT&T Wireless helps inform and entertain our customers - giving them access to some of the industry's broadest selection of multi-dimensional entertainment services."

The new "#ID" music service is provided by San Francisco-based Musicphone in cooperation UK-based Shazam Entertainment, which operates a propriety recognition database of more than one million recorded songs. AT&T Wireless customers can trial the music recognition service at no charge beyond standard airtime charges when they first dial "#ID." Afterwards, the service costs US$.99 cents, plus standard airtime charges, each time they use it.


More information: http://www.attwireless.com/personal/features/...




comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

BBQ Tips and Tricks
Created by Goosey, last reply by kryptonjohn on 12-Dec-2017 17:07 (46 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Courier woes - what to do?
Created by redeye52, last reply by sonyxperiageek on 12-Dec-2017 20:42 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Paywave account selection
Created by Gordy7, last reply by allan on 12-Dec-2017 16:08 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


2018 Census Q&A
Created by freitasm, last reply by Geektastic on 12-Dec-2017 21:40 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


Vodafone and my terrible experience
Created by Rudster, last reply by dejadeadnz on 11-Dec-2017 22:25 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


How is your water? Turning brown on the shore!
Created by jpoc, last reply by Geektastic on 12-Dec-2017 16:02 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


Installation of Aluminium screen door onto door frame.
Created by Hatch, last reply by Hatch on 12-Dec-2017 14:55 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


Rocket Lab Live stream to start at around about 3pm today 12/12/17
Created by Stan, last reply by linw on 12-Dec-2017 18:27 (13 replies)