Today, Tablo shared that they will releasing an app update for Android mobile, Fire TV, Android TV, iPhone, and iPad users, saying that the update is “on the way” and letting users knows that they’ll be getting a notification about the update soon.
Tablo App Update v. 1.8.6 will include bug fixes and performance improvements, along with providing support for the Automatic Commercial Skip feature.
What is Automatic Commercial Skip?
With the Tablo Premium Service, users have access to the Automatic Commercial Skip feature. When the feature is enabled, most recordings will play back without ads.
How Automatic Commercial Skip Works
According to the Tablo website, once Automatic Commercial Skip is enabled within the settings screen of a compatible Tablo app, your Tablo DVR will upload a small portion of eligible completed recordings to the Tablo Commercial Skip Server for processing.
A hybrid of digital signal processing (DSP) algorithms and machine learning will examine the data and mark the sections containing commercials (in yellow).
When a recording has been processed successfully, a new playlist will be delivered back to your Tablo that will automatically jump over the ads.
Disabling Automatic Commercial Skip on Android/Android TV/Fire TV
To disable Tablo Automatic Commercial Skip on a per-recording basis from within the playback screen on mobile, toggle the Commercial Skip icon in the top right hand corner. On Amazon Fire TV/Android TV or press and hold the SELECT button.
Disabling Automatic Commercial Skip on iOS
To disable Tablo Automatic Commercial Skip on a per-recording basis from within the playback screen, toggle the Commercial Skip icon in the bottom right of the screen.
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