Cinram has announced an alliance between its subsidiary 1K Studios and Audible Magic, provider of automated content recognition (ACR) solutions. The relationship involves the supply of audio syncing technology from Audible Magic to 1K Studios, enabling development of the 1K to enhance its development of second screen platforms. 1K’s second screen platform is to debut shortly on a major studio release.
Matt Kennedy (pictured), President of 1K Studios, commented , “We’re really delighted to be working with Audible Magic. Second screen applications are a key need for our customers and Audible Magic offers the most robust and versatile solution for audio syncing in this area.”
Audible Magic’s SmartSyncTM Media Synchronization enables mobile devices to listen to TV audio and match it with frame-level accuracy to a mobile device. Most developers, the company said, can successfully integrate this technology into their applications within just a few hours.
“1K Studios has an established reputation for delivering creative and technical services to leading entertainment and media brands,” said Vance Ikezoye, Audible Magic’s CEO. “It’s fantastic to have established this relationship with 1K Studios and we look forward to seeing our technology integrated into their exciting second screen platforms.”
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