by Joe White
June 15, 2011
Shazam has just announced a brand new feature, which it has incorporated into its premium Shazam Encore application for the iPhone and iPod touch. The feature - called "LyricPlay" - allows users to tag a track and immediately view the song's lyrics in real-time. The feature comes following Shazam's acquisition of "synchronized lyric technology" from Silicon Valley based company, Tunezee. As outlined in a press release that hit the Web earlier today, here's how LyricPlay works:
For anyone using Shazam Encore they simply:According to the press release, Shazam's new feature has been incorporated into the Shazam Encore application (which is currently available for $5.99). However, as of this moment, the feature is available in the USA and Canada only. If you already own Shazam Encore, check out LyricPlay and let us know your thoughts in the comments.
- Tag a song they like;
- Activate the feature by tapping the new LyricPlay icon when it appears in a Tag result and turning their device horizontally to a landscape position, then watch the lyrics as they scroll, jump, pop or slide in real-time with the song;
- Stop LyricPlay by tapping the lyrics for options to return to the Tag result for that song.
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