Gracenote helps people connect to the music, TV shows, movies and sports they love across the world’s most popular entertainment platforms and devices, from Apple to Amazon to Time Warner Cable and Tesla. They provide music, video and sports metadata and automatic content recognition (ACR) technologies to entertainment services and companies, worldwide.
Gracenote's music recognition technologies compare digital music files to a worldwide database of music information, enabling digital audio devices to identify songs. The company licenses its technologies to developers of consumer electronics devices and online media players, who integrate the technologies into media players, home and car stereos, and digital music devices.
The company operates five businesses: Music, Video, Sports, Automotive and Video Personalization. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, the company employs approximately 1,700 people in 20 offices around the world. Gracenote is now a Nielsen company.
Gracenote is best known for MusicID, a music recognition software which identifies compact discs and delivers artist metadata and cover art to the desktop. The Gracenote database includes music genre and mood information, TV show descriptions, episode information and channel line-ups, movie cast and crew information and sports statistics and results.
Learn more: http://www.gracenote.com/