AWA works with ACRCloud to launch music & humming recognition features on its mobile app in Japan.
The feature allows users to recognize music in surrounding environment and get song titles through humming then stream or download the song from AWA’s extensive music library.
“I am very pleased that I could release the new features with the ACRCloud in Japan. ACRCloud’s music recognition’s coverage and recognition speed is wonderful. Also they are enthusiastic and very helpful in supporting the development of the application side. The fact is the music streaming service has the music recognition feature seems to be natural and what has not been realized so far. I’m excited about the new user experience.” – AWA.
“We are excited to work with AWA and provide music & humming recognition to its users in Japan, AWA’s target audiences are younger generation, they will enjoy the new experience to consume the music.” – Tony Li, Co-Founder of ACRCloud.
AWA is a Japanese music streaming subscription service developed by CyberAgent and Avex. AWA has been embodied by putting together the knowledge of the two companies, as CyberAgent develops and operates apps and Avex Group procures songs to be distributed. AWA has indexed over 30m tracks in its catalog and reached 10m downloads in late of 2016.
ACRCloud is a Beijing based comprehensive automatic content recognition provider has indexed over 40m tracks in its music fingerprinting database, and for 2015 & 2016 was ranked #1 in audio fingerprinting technology by the prestigious Music Information Retrieval Evaluation eXchange (MIREX). ACRCloud offers music recognition solution to Xiaomi and Musixmatch etc.