Play Video
1
Verizon funny commercial Skipping Leg Day
Verizon funny commercial Skipping Leg Day
::2014/05/19::
Play Video
2
MythTV Commercial Skipping
MythTV Commercial Skipping
::2006/10/14::
Play Video
3
Skipping School Ad The Most Disturbing Thing Ever? WTF!!!
Skipping School Ad The Most Disturbing Thing Ever? WTF!!!
::2014/02/04::
Play Video
4
Networks are hopping mad over Dish
Networks are hopping mad over Dish's commercial skipping - CNET Update
::2012/05/25::
Play Video
5
NBC and Fox Comment on Dish
NBC and Fox Comment on Dish's Commercial-Skipping Service
::2012/05/16::
Play Video
6
MythTV Commercial Skipping Demonstration
MythTV Commercial Skipping Demonstration
::2010/03/04::
Play Video
7
WirelessWave Commercial "Skipping Stones Brand"
WirelessWave Commercial "Skipping Stones Brand"
::2008/12/15::
Play Video
8
Apples Patent on commercial skipping
Apples Patent on commercial skipping
::2012/08/24::
Play Video
9
Automatic Skip Ad    Volkswagen    AlmapBBDO
Automatic Skip Ad Volkswagen AlmapBBDO
::2013/04/16::
Play Video
10
Cool commercial of XBOX 360 skipping-rope
Cool commercial of XBOX 360 skipping-rope
::2007/12/10::
Play Video
11
Newest Apple TV Rumor: Ad-Skipping Technology
Newest Apple TV Rumor: Ad-Skipping Technology
::2013/07/16::
Play Video
12
Nike Skipping Commerical (2005)
Nike Skipping Commerical (2005)
::2010/08/15::
Play Video
13
Boxing and Skipping - Body Break TV commercial
Boxing and Skipping - Body Break TV commercial
::2008/07/03::
Play Video
14
nature valley skipping stones commercial
nature valley skipping stones commercial
::2011/11/11::
Play Video
15
Salman Khan
Salman Khan's commercial reason for skipping an event
::2012/01/13::
Play Video
16
Skip Commercials with your HTPC
Skip Commercials with your HTPC
::2008/02/24::
Play Video
17
Skipping Commercial brake.
Skipping Commercial brake.
::2013/11/14::
Play Video
18
Skipping Peanut Butter || Mock Commercial || FVHS Fame the Musical (2011)
Skipping Peanut Butter || Mock Commercial || FVHS Fame the Musical (2011)
::2011/03/19::
Play Video
19
Best commercial of 2012 - Ultimate Skipping Rock
Best commercial of 2012 - Ultimate Skipping Rock
::2012/07/24::
Play Video
20
apple tv commercial
apple tv commercial
::2014/03/16::
Play Video
21
Skipping Commercial
Skipping Commercial
::2013/01/24::
Play Video
22
TWISTER RAVE SKIP-IT TOY
TWISTER RAVE SKIP-IT TOY
::2013/05/19::
Play Video
23
Rado TV Commercial,
Rado TV Commercial, 'Running, Skipping, Cycling'
::2014/06/03::
Play Video
24
cops/ no skipping commercial
cops/ no skipping commercial
::2010/05/14::
Play Video
25
Dusted 2: No Skipping Ahead
Dusted 2: No Skipping Ahead
::2014/10/04::
Play Video
26
The Obama Skipping Work Commercial - spoof
The Obama Skipping Work Commercial - spoof
::2008/10/29::
Play Video
27
Super Smash Bros Commercial (N64)
Super Smash Bros Commercial (N64)
::2008/02/27::
Play Video
28
Hal-Con Commercial Shoot - Skipping Klingon
Hal-Con Commercial Shoot - Skipping Klingon
::2010/06/26::
Play Video
29
The Purge Official Trailer #1 (2013) - Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey Thriller HD
The Purge Official Trailer #1 (2013) - Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey Thriller HD
::2013/04/03::
Play Video
30
New Boots
New Boots 'Bring on Spring' TV Ad - Woman skipping through Spring Meadow
::2012/03/21::
Play Video
31
From Me 2 We Skipping Commercial
From Me 2 We Skipping Commercial
::2011/04/14::
Play Video
32
John Boehner Skipping Military Jets, Will Fly Commercial
John Boehner Skipping Military Jets, Will Fly Commercial
::2010/11/11::
Play Video
33
Skipping Cd
Skipping Cd
::2009/01/19::
Play Video
34
AC Double Decker Express Commercial Inaugural run: Skipping Basin Bridge Jn.
AC Double Decker Express Commercial Inaugural run: Skipping Basin Bridge Jn.
::2013/04/27::
Play Video
35
Skipping Stones
Skipping Stones
::2014/07/19::
Play Video
36
Microsoft Announces Windows 10, Skipping Windows 9 - GS News Update
Microsoft Announces Windows 10, Skipping Windows 9 - GS News Update
::2014/09/30::
Play Video
37
EDEKA Supergeil (feat. Friedrich Liechtenstein)
EDEKA Supergeil (feat. Friedrich Liechtenstein)
::2014/02/20::
Play Video
38
GoDaddy - Bodybuilder
GoDaddy - Bodybuilder
::2014/01/22::
Play Video
39
DSM Playhouse Producers PopIn
DSM Playhouse Producers PopIn
::2012/10/15::
Play Video
40
How to get unlimited Pandora no ads and unlimited skipping) for free Android TVC
How to get unlimited Pandora no ads and unlimited skipping) for free Android TVC
::2013/10/12::
Play Video
41
The 200 yard Gong Shot
The 200 yard Gong Shot
::2010/08/11::
Play Video
42
Online Video Viewers Skip Less Ads than TV Watchers
Online Video Viewers Skip Less Ads than TV Watchers
::2011/02/11::
Play Video
43
Beginner Skipping Rope Tutorial for Boxing
Beginner Skipping Rope Tutorial for Boxing
::2013/11/08::
Play Video
44
FLOYD MAYWEATHER DISPLAYS SICK JUMP ROPE SKILLS AHEAD OF MARCOS MAIDANA CLASH
FLOYD MAYWEATHER DISPLAYS SICK JUMP ROPE SKILLS AHEAD OF MARCOS MAIDANA CLASH
::2014/03/12::
Play Video
45
Brett Novek Taco Bell Commercial 30 sec
Brett Novek Taco Bell Commercial 30 sec
::2008/04/15::
Play Video
46
How To Skip Leg Day
How To Skip Leg Day
::2013/07/18::
Play Video
47
White Vs Hispanic Caught Skipping School
White Vs Hispanic Caught Skipping School
::2013/10/25::
Play Video
48
Skipping Fred
Skipping Fred's Ad
::2012/02/18::
Play Video
49
Let
Let's Replay The Sims 1-Part 16-Commercials and Skipping Work
::2010/11/03::
Play Video
50
Awesome String Skipping Bass Groove! Lesson with Scott
Awesome String Skipping Bass Groove! Lesson with Scott's Bass Lessons
::2014/03/18::
NEXT >>
RESULTS [51 .. 101]
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Commercial skipping is a feature of some digital video recorders that makes it possible to automatically skip commercials in recorded programs. This feature created controversy, with major television networks and movie studios claiming it violates copyright and should be banned.

History[edit]

For many years, video recorders manufactured for the Japanese market have been able to skip advertisements automatically, which is done by detecting when foreign language audio overdub tracks provided for many programmes go silent, as advertisements were broadcast with a single language only.

The first[citation needed] DVR which had a built-in Commercial skipping feature was ReplayTV with its "4000 Series" and "5000 Series" units. In 2002 five owners of the ReplayTV DVR sued the main television networks and movie studios, asking the federal judge to uphold consumers' rights to record TV shows and skip commercials claiming that features like commercial skipping help parents protect their kids from excessive consumerism. ReplayTV ended up filing for bankruptcy in 2003 after fighting a copyright infringement suit over the ReplayTV's ability to skip commercials.

Commercial skipping software[edit]

In addition to the PVR devices which existed in the private market since the late 1990s, towards the mid-2000s (decade), due to the significant advances in home computers, Home theater PCs started gaining popularity in the private market and many users began using their Home theater PCs in their living room for entertainment purposes.

Following this, many PVR programs were developed, including popular programs such as Windows Media Center, which contained all of the features of the PVR devices in addition to advanced features such as HDTV and the use of Multiple TV Tuner Cards. Some independent developers began developing independent software capable of skipping the commercial segments when playing recorded videos, and permanently removing the commercial segments from recorded video files.

By 2014 many PVR programs such as Windows Media Center, SageTV and MythTV had the capability to skip commercials segments in recorded TV broadcasts after installing third-party add-ons such as DVRMSToolbox, Comskip and ShowAnalyzer, which use various advanced techniques to locate the commercial segments in the video files and save their locations to text files. The text files can also be fed into programs such as MEncoder or DVRMSToolboxGUI which can delete the commercial segments from the recorded video files.

A few third-party tools such as MCEBuddy automate detection and removal of commercials.

One of the major weaknesses of commercial skippers is that, operating automatically, they may misidentify program material as a commercial and delete it. Most third-party programs do not allow manual fine-tuning of commercial segments locations before deletion.

In May 2012 the US Dish Network began offering a DVR with what it calls AutoHop. The device would automatically skip commercials when displaying programming that the viewer had previously recorded with the PrimeTime Anytime feature. It does not skip ads on any live programs. US broadcasters were angered at the news, and FOX embarked on legal action.

The future of TV advertisements[edit]

The introduction of digital video recorders, such as TiVo, and services like Sky+, which allow the recording of television programs onto a hard drive, also enable viewers to fast-forward through advertisements or automatically skip commercials of recorded programs. Many people speculate that television advertisements will be eliminated altogether, replaced by advertising in the TV shows themselves. Additional streaming services like Hulu require viewers to watch shorter advertisements with some changes like a countdown timer and tailoring to the viewers interests, asking interactive questions like "Is this ad relevant to you?".

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Wikipedia content is licensed under the GFDL License
Powered by YouTube
LEGAL
  • Mashpedia © 2014