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#1 Robinson

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 20:49

An interesting thing about AFN package at 9E.

Enigma2 boxes do not seem to recognize there may be subtitles included.

However, there are people reporting that subtitles (or "closed captions") are visible when streamed with VLC using OpenWebif.

Can someone please verify it?

If closed captions are indeed visible using VLC, is it possible to look into it from Enigma's point of view and make them available for Enigma2? ;)


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Re: Subtitles on AFN channels at 9E #2 WanWizard

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 22:55

Closed captions is a US subtitle standard. Afaik no other channel than AFN uses them in Europe, not sure how popular Enigma2 is in the US. It might become a bit more interesting with US based IPTV streams, which also have them.


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Re: Subtitles on AFN channels at 9E #3 Pr2

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 23:01

May be this can help:

 

https://github.com/C...mith/cc_decoder

 

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Re: Subtitles on AFN channels at 9E #4 WanWizard

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 23:10

There is code in C as well: https://sourceforge....i/src/caption.c


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Re: Subtitles on AFN channels at 9E #5 Robinson

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Posted 26 January 2019 - 17:55

I read they are of DTVCC type.

Here is some explanation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CEA-708

 

If there is already a code in C, is it possible to implement it and receive the subtitles on AFN channels using Enigma2?


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Re: Subtitles on AFN channels at 9E #6 Pr2

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Posted 26 January 2019 - 18:48

Here it is:

 

https://github.com/szatmary/libcaption


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Re: Subtitles on AFN channels at 9E #7 WanWizard

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Posted 26 January 2019 - 19:09

If there is already a code in C, is it possible to implement it and receive the subtitles on AFN channels using Enigma2?

 

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Re: Subtitles on AFN channels at 9E #8 Robinson

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Posted 27 January 2019 - 14:19

For someone interested in inspecting a short recording of AFN with closed captions, here it is:

https://www.sendspace.com/file/fp3qi3


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Re: Subtitles on AFN channels at 9E #9 Robinson

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Posted 30 January 2019 - 09:53

Below you will find some information regarding the captions from AFN, I believe.

 

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Re: Subtitles on AFN channels at 9E #10 littlesat

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Posted 30 January 2019 - 10:09

I know there is opensource code available... but someone (with lots of free time) needs to adapt this to get it fit within E2... 


Edited by littlesat, 30 January 2019 - 10:10.

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