Sony Gracenote

gracenotefinallogoGracenote offers developers access to its Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) platform and TV Listings data and is the industry standard for music and video recognition and is supported by the largest source of music and video metadata on the planet, featuring descriptions of more than 130 million tracks and TV listings for 28 countries. The database receives more than 500 million queries everyday and more than 15 billion every month. If you measured Gracenote against a search engine, we would rank among the world’s biggest.

Gracenote eyeQ™ is an Interactive Program Guide (IPG) featuring local, national and international TV listings, as well rich program-related photos and imagery. Gracenote Entourage™ is an Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) platform that unlocks second screen experiences for TV viewers. At its core, Gracenote Entourage uses advanced audio fingerprinting technology to let smart phones and tablets identify movies and TV programs by simply “listening” to a few seconds of the program dialogue and soundtrack.