[mythtv-users] Commercial Flagging, what are the best

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Wed Dec 21 13:20:29 EST 2005

David Rudder wrote:

> This is a pretty off-the-wall suggestion.  Is there anyway to detect 
> V-Chip signals?  I know within the US, all broadcast and cable shows 
> have a V-Chip signal, but it's turned off during commercials.  This 
> would be a 100% reliable way of detecting commercials, but I have no 
> clue whether the signal could be picked up by myth.
> I would be ironic to have something good come out of V-Chip, eh?

The V-chip information is part of the VBI data.  A quick google reveals:



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