[mythtv] Getting started with real-time commercial detection

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Jul 16 12:41:55 UTC 2006

On 07/16/2006 05:26 AM, Graeme Hilton wrote:
> 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.

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