This is an observation, not a complaint:
I have noticed motion artifacts having to do with the color red (which, IIRC, is a major victim in MPEG compression). It was particularly evident on the opening sequence of Leno last year. As the camera would fast pan the (darkened) crowd, the bright red studio lights on the back wall would macro-block and pixilate. The pixilation would also happen to the band and other detailed objects if the panning was very fast (which it was frequently).
My NBC affiliate (WDIV/Detroit) dropped one of its digital channels soon after I mentioned this (not that it was my doing, but sorry guys, I liked WindsorCam too!), but the problem persisted with just a weather radar scan channel active. That is, until NBC apparently fixed it by not doing those pans anymore! I'm serious. The entrance camera work was significantly tamed in the past year. Every once in a while they'll do a slower version of the problematic ones, but the panning (all panning I think) has been slowed way
It seems like fast panning will eventually just fill the pipe (even the full 19+Msps pipe). Especially when the panning involves complex content like a crowd. The faster it goes, the more data changes each frame, and the closer to the limit the transmission gets.
The button is labeled "Play", not "Pay". STOP the MPAA!
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