[vdr] News story: Fox TV tries fixed image ads

Udo Richter udo_richter at gmx.de
Wed Sep 27 01:44:27 CEST 2006


Harald Milz wrote:
> German Netzeitung writes on http://www.netzeitung.de/internet/443044.html
> that Fox TV tries to force ads even in digital recordings by using fixed
> images. According to the story, you can't skip or cut fixed images.
> What kind of nonsense are they writing? 

Found this English article about it:
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/technology/AP-DVR-Viewers.html

The glorious idea behind this is that a 30-second still frame is 
noticeable even in fast-forward mode for 1 or 2 seconds. Thats all.

Cheers,

Udo




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