[mythtv-users] Daddy, what's a commercial
beww at beww.org
Fri Jan 12 22:35:27 UTC 2007
On Jan 12, 2007, at 3:14 PM, Brad Staton wrote:
> Another method of commercial detection I'd noticed might work (and
> I'm sure someone's thought of) is looking for changes in the
> video's resolution or aspect ratio. In most broadcasts, that
> doesn't happen, but during HD OTA (at least in the US) the
> resolution changes when going to commercial breaks, as the
> commercials are still in 4:3 and SD instead of 16:9 and HD.
True in some cases, not others. Live sporting events in 1080i often
have HD commercials.
But it is another factor to take into consideration.
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