ACRCloud Helps PPM to monitor the music usage in Malaysia

Jan 2019, ACRCloud assisted Public Performance Malaysia(PPM) to monitor the music usage for Malaysia Radio and TV channels. As a broadcast monitoring solution provider, ACRCloud monitors 70 Malaysian radio and TV stations locally and generate real-time results. The monitoring results will be used as the transparent fact for PPM to collect and allocate the music licensing fee among broadcasters and record label.

By ACRCloud solution, PPM can not only retrieve the music usage report but also can trace back to the recordings of historical audio/videos. With ACRCloud’s 70 Million global music fingerprint database, PPM can retrieve the detected songs with ISRC code. Additionally, ACRCloud has merged PPM local music database into monitoring  in order to return internal IDs for the data processing purpose.

In order to capture the Malaysia local TV signals, ACRCloud team have done the onsite installation of monitoring hardware in PPM Office based in Kuala Lumpur.

“PPM is impressed with ACRCloud’s monitoring system and look forward to working closely with ACRCloud to increase our monitoring results. ” Caren Lau, the General Manager of PPM comments.

“PPM is one of the most important collective management organizations in South Asia, which has done enormous effort to protect the performance right to the local music society. The cooperation with PPM is a critical step for ACRCloud to enter the South Asian market and enhance the understanding of the requirement. We are looking forward to deepening the cooperation with PPM in the next step.” Peng Dong, the co-founder of ACRCloud comments.

About ACRCloud

ACRCloud is a Beijing based automatic content recognition provider and providing a cost-effective and efficient airplay monitoring solution for Collective management organizations. For 2015 & 2016 was ranked #1 in audio fingerprinting technology by the prestigious Music Information Retrieval Evaluation eXchange (MIREX). ACRCloud serves the clients such as Alibaba, Cartoon Network, AMC, Baidu, Xiaomi and Musixmatch, etc.

About PPM

Public Performance (Malaysia) or PPM was established in 1988 and now represents over 450 locally incorporated recording companies.  PPM, a not-for-profit organization, was granted a licensing body declaration certificate by Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO).  PPM was incorporated as a Licensing body to collectively licence the commercial use of its members’ music recordings (sound, music video and karaoke) for public performance, communication to the public, reproduction and commercial rental.  PPM is affiliated to International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).