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Posts Tagged ‘ACR’

Zeebox to add automatic content recognition

Just in time for CES, the second screen startup Zeebox has announced a deal with Gracenote to bring automatic content recognition (ACR) to its apps, enabling users to automatically identify the show they’re watching. Gracenote’s Entourage audio fingerprinting product can identify TV shows and movies — both live and recorded — after listening for a few seconds. Read more

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Social TV startup wywy lands funding for instant sync

A German startup named wywy ("why why") has just landed a $3 million investment to bring a TV synchronization product to market. While there are several ACR ("automatic content recognition") companies already playing in the social TV space, wywy says its technology is unique because it can synchronize devices to TV to the second, accounting for the delay a viewer experiences by watching a live broadcast...

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