> TVEyes.com monitors TV broadcasts in REAL TIME and sends you an email
> instantly when your keywords are spoken. We watch TV for you when you
> are not able to, which makes TVEyes a great way to get the latest news
> on your interests as it is being said.
Well, they're only monitoring the closed caption stream.
Ives, a 15-year software developer in his first major Web
venture, developed a program that allows computers to watch
TV by monitoring the closed caption portion of news, sports and
TVGuardian is a little more impressive. It's a set-top box that
claims to use the closed caption stream to filter out profanity in
-- Karl Anderson firstname.lastname@example.org <URL:http://www.pobox.com/~kra/>