Windows Phone

Inside the Mango Developer Tools: Bing Audio

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Join Brandon Watson as he interviews the people behind the next release of Windows Phone, Mango. In this installment he chats with Steve Cosman- one of the people behind the new Bing Audio.

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    • Ian2

      Sweet, this is always an amazing demo especially when you see it work for the first time ..great addition to the platform (OK but I do feel a little sorry for the Shazam guys)

    • dentaku

      It seems to be very fast. It must be great to have such a huge amount of data to work with as the entire Zune library.

    • dglienna

      Can't wait!

    • hank_b

      Cool story involving this very subject:  A youtube video is using a song I wanted to identify.  I'd tried using my iPhone 3GS with Shazam and Soundhound - no luck. But I downloaded the Windows Phone 7 SDK and used the Bing Audio search in the phone emulator, and it nailed it first try! I think I may have to get one of these windows phones when a Mango LTE phone comes out.

    • rollo

      Really enjoyed the development story behind this feature. The mentality of the group to get the basics, get it into users hands, then add features users want is spot on.

    • Ronan

      Will the Bing audio search enable users to search audio held on third party servers?

      Can we get Bing to "fingerprint" audiobook MP3s on our server and have them show up in Bing Audio Search results?

    • Simon

      Sad to realize that this is yet another feature that only works in the US. Don't understand why...

    • gorgerok

      Bing audio is really cool. I hope it goes international soon.  oyun

    • martinmine

      OMG, I can't belive you actually tried recognize Rebecca Black - Friday on a phone, weird * can start happening :O Hope it will release in Norway soon Smiley

    • singles77

      This is very cool. Isn't there an app. that recognizes music?  Smiley

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