[mythtv-users] Supporting schedulesdirect.org

David Shay david at shay.net
Thu Aug 9 04:58:17 UTC 2007


On 8/8/07, Don Smith <dcsmith at gmail.com> wrote:
> Isn't it true that there is more vbi data available than this. My
> understanding is that local pbs stations broadcast a full lineup for all
> channels many days in advance.

Yes, this is what powers the TV Guide on Screen service in some
VCR's/DVR's.  This data comes from Gemstar and is redistributed by
local PBS stations typically.  Unfortunately, this data is encrypted,
and to get the keys/data formats, you must acquire a license from
Gemstar.


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