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Smart Radio Solutions

Overview

Transforming the radio experience

Broadcast radio is still the most popular form of media in the car today, yet the interface hasn’t changed significantly in decades. Many drivers and passengers still have to scan the dial to find stations based on frequencies. Also, the lack of consistent radio metadata and identification makes it difficult for Automakers and app developers to create rich radio experiences with simplified discovery.

Gracenote transforms the dial by allowing listeners to search for and discover their favorite music, news, sports and talk programming through rich displays and intuitive navigation, with Smart Radio Solutions that help people easily find the content they love.

Gracenote MusicID Radio uses audio fingerprinting technology to identify music playing on the radio, and displays relevant music metadata including artist, album, song and cover art. Gracenote Radio Station ID delivers rich metadata and imagery such as station names and logos. Editorial teams have organized and normalized radio music categories to simplify how drivers navigate and find stations.

Features

Make the radio experience more intuitive and standardized

Gracenote MusicID Radio

Identify music playing on the radio to display artist, album, track names and imagery across all radio formats and genres.

Gracenote Radio Station ID

Reinvent how drivers look up radio stations by providing rich imagery and normalized radio station metadata.

Radio Categories

Simplify navigation through radio station categories that easily surface desired content.

Radio Streaming URLs

Keep listeners connected to their favorite stations when they are no longer in broadcast range.

Now Playing Guide

Enable enhanced station browsing by showing what music is currently playing across many popular stations at a given time.

Use cases

Improve how drivers search for and find radio stations

Automakers

Create rich radio displays and interfaces with consistent radio metadata across all stations in all regions.

Answers critical questions like:

• How can I make radio easier to use and help reduce driver distraction while using it?
• Can I enhance radio song identification in the car?
• How can I personalize in-car entertainment for drivers and passengers?
• How can I create a radio experience on par with other audio applications?
• Can I take advantage of the trend towards larger in-car display units and create a more modernized radio interface?

Coverage

Unparalleled coverage for all of your audio metadata needs

Gracenote provides global and local content solutions covering key regions across the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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