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Reply-To: "Kevin Aylward"
From: "Kevin Aylward"
Subject: Re: Detection of television commercials
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Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2002 19:05:54 -0000
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> Kevin Aylward wrote:
>> John Jardine wrote:
>>> Richard Haendel wrote in message
>>>> Can anyone provide information on how to do this? I'm not looking
>>>> to build a "commercial killer" but I need to record and log certain
>>>> ones for a client.
>>> Have occasionally thought of picking up ad's by monitoring their
>>> greater loudness wrt normal programming.
>>> The perceived loudness increase appears to be from being
>>> 'compressed' up to the hilt and should be distinguishable by a very
>>> flat audio spectrum.
>> Not in the UK. No question about it, they simple turn the volume way
>> up on adverts.
> They can't.
> TV audio is broadcast at a certain level.
> Attempt to turn it up beyond that level and limiters in the
> transmitter will kick in.
I have cable, and the volume increase is getting pretty annoying:-)
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