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MWC: Shazam Shows Off Super Fast Tagging And Sharing With Beam At MWC

Everyone’s favorite music and tv tagging app, Shazam has done it again. This time they took to MWC to show off the fastest tagging and the ability to share via Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich’s, beam feature.

Shazam has already updated their Android and provided enhancements to make the fun music, tv, and content recognition app quicker. They plan to release another update to their Android and iOS apps this week that will enable users to search and match content in under one second. ]

Shazam has also optimized their app for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. While many of the top app development companies have released updated apps to work with Ice Cream Sandwich, Shazam has taken that one step further and started utilizing Android’s Beam feature. With Beam, users can simply touch two NFC enabled, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich phones together and share the song, or information from Shazam with the other phone.

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Shazam users will be able to recognize and tag new songs and then share them with Beam. They’ll also be able to go through their recent tags and share those songs as well. Now music and content discovery got more fun with sharing.

“We are committed to continually enhance the performance of Shazam to ensure we deliver the best experience when people use the Shazam App. With our new algorithm, Shazam fans will be able to get a tag result in as little as one second.  We believe that near instant identification creates the most efficient way possible to discover, purchase and share the music, television content and brand offers that our loyal users love,” said Alex Musil, EVP Product for Shazam.  “With the adoption of Android Beam, we continue to stay at the forefront of integrating cutting-edge technology that always focuses on improving the experience of our fans.”

Shazam has grown ten fold in the last two years. In addition to discovering music by listening through your Shazam enabled phone, they’ve now started integrating Shazam into TV shows and even sporting events.  During this years SuperBowl, Shazam teamed up with hundreds of partners to giveaway more than one million prizes, discounts, coupons, and promotional opportunities, through every part of the Superbowl telecast.

Go ahead, download Shazam here from the Android Market

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