[mythtv] Getting started with real-time commercial detection

Graeme Hilton graeme.hilton at fishter.org.uk
Sun Jul 16 09:26:38 UTC 2006

Robert S. Grimes wrote:
>> One question why you are doing
>> this. I assume it is because it is live tv and you can't really skip the
>> commercials because you would eventually catch up the the end of
>> the buffer?
> Exactly!  Many, many times I end up watching and catching up, at which point
> the noise of the ads is the real irritant.  The problem for me is really the
> nightly news; it doesn't make much sense, IMO, to record that and watch it
> days later, as it's no longer as topical...
> Plus, of course, I want to show that I can...

Is there a possibility to get the comm detection to mute the sound in
the situations where it detects the start of the commercials, but can't
find the end as the programme is still recording.

Graeme Hilton

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