Using sophisticated disc recognition technology over a normal 800-phone line, Tune Base 100 automatically recognizes the music in your CD changer using CDDB
, the world's largest on-line CD catalog of nearly 400,000 titles and four million songs.
When home electronics company Escient acquired the internet music database company CDDB
LLC in August 1998, it probably didn't realize what it was getting itself into.
At least one library adapts metadata from the Compact Disc Database (CDDB
), a central repository of album and track descriptions that is accessed by computer compact-disc players via the Internet.
The CD Converter module provides a CDDB
auto-save feature, which enables track title, artist, and album information to be dynamically downloaded from the Internet CD Database and used when converting CD tracks to WAV, MP3, WMA, or OGG.