News /
Spanish Points Matching Engine

The Matching Engine is a system that provides a set of modules for the maintenance of music rights organisations repertoires to address metadata errors and ensure music royalties are tracked with accuracy and transparency. Built on Microsoft Azure – including innovative algorithms it matches streaming music log files at a fraction of the cost and at multiple times the performance of legacy systems. It gives customers the confidence to tackle streaming data with higher accuracy and operational costs that you control.


Bnr Splogo
Matching Engine, 2022

Matching – The Matching Engine includes a wealth of features to drive automation, improve data accuracy and drive down costs. For example, it uses out of the box integration with the WID, CIS-Net, ISWC and advanced IPI integration to ensure you have accurate information from authoritative sources. With configurable validation rules and inbuilt controls, it improves data quality and automation of data ingestion and reconciliation from trusted sources.

Repertoire management –The Matching Engine is a system that provides a set of modules for the maintenance of society’s repertoires. The Repertoire module provides an interface with the following options for Repertoire maintenance:

  • Multi Territory
  • Supports Mechanical, Performing Rights and other right types
  • Supports configurable lines of business
  • Integrated Version History to track all versions of work information
  • Agreement Based – Administrator, Sub Publisher, Writer, Arranger etc..
  • Supports complex carve in / carve out scenarios 
  • Modern Ingestion for Repertoire – Extensible for other formats
  • Integrated with core Matching module for repertoire matching and reconciliation
  • Configurable workflow
  • Data Lakehouse for analyzing repertoire activities and creating subscriptions to updates.
  • Extensive Integrations OOTB

Usage – The Usage module provides an interface to find and amend the usage allocation of works, products, pools, and distributions. The usage module includes the functionality required to manage the review and manual matching of usage information.

Modern Ingestion- Our modern ingestion module allows for automatic ingestion, matching and posting of inbound work registrations in a variety of standard formats. This “straight through processing” is a key feature of the Matching Engine and is driven by our out-of-the-box integration and modern cloud technologies.

Modules coming in 2022

Distribution

Spanish Point are currently designing a new Matching Engine Distribution module for release in 2022.  This module is designed based on Spanish Point’s experience of building similar solutions for other societies.  Like the existing Matching Engine modules, the Distribution module is designed to be highly configurable and extensible so that it can meet the needs of diverse societies.  Design of this module is at an advanced stage with detailed Epics, Features and User stories already defined.

Members Portals

Spanish Point are currently designing a new Member Portal module for release in 2022.  This module is designed based on Spanish Point’s experience of building similar solutions for other societies.  Like the existing Matching Engine modules, the Member Portal module is designed to be highly configurable and extensible so that it can meet the needs of diverse societies.  Design of this module is at an advanced stage with detailed Epics, Features and User stories already defined. Spanish Point has successfully used the above approach for a number of music industry portals including IMRO’s member portal.

Talk to the music matching team to discuss how the highly dynamic Matching Engine can support your systems as new industry developments arise.

Share Article:

Stay Updated!

Subscribe and receive news about the latest Tech in the music industry and our future events.

Contact us.

Tel: + 353 1 65 22000

Address: The Plaza, EastPoint Business Park, Clontarf, Dublin 3, Ireland. Eircode: D03E5R6

Let's keep in touch.

Send us a message.