Vuvuzela annoying you? Plug-in developers silence it

Posted: June 17, 2010 in I Don't Know
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It’s a sad state of affairs when a cheap plastic horn is the talk of the World Cup – perhaps it’s because the football so far has been pretty dismal – but, undeniably, the vuvuzela has so far been the tournament’s major talking point (well, that and the silly new ball).

The BBC has reported that it’s received 545 complaints about the instrument’s incessant buzzing during match coverage, and even players have voiced their disapproval.

So what can be done about it? With FIFA saying that it has no plans to ban the vuvuzela, enterprising plug-in developers have stepped into the breach to try and come up with a processing chain that eliminates its sound during TV broadcasts. [read]

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