[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #926: Radio channels for DVB-T
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 15:39:43 UTC 2006
On 2/14/06, Mark Buechler <mark.buechler at gmail.com> wrote:
> No, I mean with DVB radio. Here in the US there are a number of free radio
> PIDs through Dish Network. The song/artist/album information can be parsed
> from another PID and I've managed to find information on how that is done. I
> don't know if this is the standard way of doing it or not. I was wondering
> if this radio patch included this.
> Thanks, Mark.
> On 2/14/06, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 2/14/06, Mark Buechler <mark.buechler at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > When you say listings, do you mean Song/Artist/Album information? Does
> > > current patch for DVB do that for now?
> > >
> > > - Mark.
> > >
> > > On 2/14/06, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> > > > On Mon, 2006-02-13 at 22:12 -0500, Michael Freeman wrote:
> > > > > any chance of ever getting QAM64/256 (US digital cable) radio
> > > > > no idea how to write that except that you could probably start by
> > > > > simply making a video stream not required.
> > > > The video stream can be handled just like in the DVB-Radio case,
> > > > so that is not really a problem.
> > > >
> > > > The problem is with listings. We would need to collect listings in
> > > > the Scientific Atlanta and Motorola proprietary listing formats.
> > > > No one has even attempted this to date, but I believe the formats
> > > > are documented if you want to give it a try.
> > > >
> > > > -- Daniel
> > From what I've seen the U.S. digital cable music stations don't carry
> > artist/track info. They're not like real radio stations, they're just
> > music feeds. The artist/track info is broadcast as still images on
> > another VID that many times isn't linked to the AID through the normal
> > ID method.
> > The best way I can think to handle these types of channels for the
> > U.S. is to find a way to match appropriate VID to the AID, then to do
> > what the cable boxes do and turn the still image into a video stream
> > (repeat it at 25fps until the next still image appears).
> > --
> > Steve
should work as Dish and the Euro's use the same DVB standard.
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