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From: Joe Legris
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Subject: Re: Detection of television commercials
Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2002 17:49:32 -0500
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Kevin Aylward wrote:
> email@example.com wrote:
>>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.
>>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:-)
> Kevin Aylward
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