In May 2018, Cloudinary sponsored Capitol Music Group’s first hackathon held by its new Capitol360 Innovation Center, which aims at connecting musicians and software technologists to facilitate and stimulate the creation of music. See this interview for details. As a starter project for the hackathon, we built a sample app called Music Discovery Service.
So what do you display when you need something to uniquely and visually represent an audio file? A useful solution is to display a waveform image, also referred to as soundwave image, which is a visual representation of the audio file and is presented as a graph of the sound amplitude against time.