• Google wants its new version of Sound Search to name that tune in under 10 seconds

    5 days ago - By Phone Arena

    The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are both equipped with the Now Playing feature, which provides an always on music recognition service to owners of these phones. In building the system, which requires a small "fingerprint" of a tune to allow the technology to find the name of a song, Google used "deep neural networks." Now Playing is designed to work on-device, even without an internet connection.
    When launched in 2017 along with the second-generation of Pixel handsets, Now Playing was far superior to Google's then server-side music discovery feature ...
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