A method for transitioning from one audio music track to another is disclosed. The method uses characteristics of the audio such as beat, volume, or tone of a first audio and a second and transitions between the two audio streams by selecting an appropriate ad to play between them. The selected ad is synced by matching its beginning to the characteristics of the first audio. The audio stream transitions from the first audio to the ad, and near its end the ad is again synced with those of the second audio. The stream transitions from the ad to the second audio and continues on. The method can be used to smoothly sequence any kind of playlist and provides a way to achieve a smooth audio experience with ads, by selection, modification, or smoothing and transition effects.
Regunathan, Shreenath and Tiistola, Jaakko, "Synchronized Music Ads", Technical Disclosure Commons, (March 28, 2017)