Enough Already: Silencing Celebs with Arduino

Enough Already: Silencing Celebs with Arduino

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Matt demonstrates how he uses an Arduino to make a celebrity-silencing remote control for your TV. By decoding the closed captioning track in the video signal, the Arduino is able to look for keywords such as “PALIN” or “KARDASHIAN” and mute your TV, protecting your poor ears from having to hear about them ever again.

For more information, including the code, check out: http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2011/08/enough-already-the-arduino-solution-to-overexposed-celebs.html

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Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.

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