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11/19/2012

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Sports sensors are used in many ways. BodyMedia is applying the technology to healthcare. The BodyMedia FIT Armband track the calories burned during daily activities. It also operates as a fitness monitor to measure the intensity of workouts and even the quality of sleep.
Sports sensors are used in many ways. BodyMedia is applying the technology to healthcare. The BodyMedia FIT Armband track the calories burned during daily activities. It also operates as a fitness monitor to measure the intensity of workouts and even the quality of sleep.

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Rob Spiegel
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Re: Techy sports
Rob Spiegel   11/21/2012 10:09:00 AM
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Yes, Chuck, the technology of covering sports has greatly advanced in recent years. Even the talking-heads news shows have changed. The cameras no longer have camera people behind them. They're run remote control from the production booth.

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William K.   11/20/2012 7:53:04 PM
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For calling strikes and balls in baseball it would be most entertaining to let the umpire call the play first, and then report what the computer saw. Then the instant replays could be presented to solve the argument. The current problem is that the umps have 25 foot tall egos, which sort of outweighs everybody else. 

But I don't watch baseball on television because of all of the commercials. The same for football. Seeing any gave live is fine, but with the delays for commercials it is not so much fun any more. High school games run much faster and they are a much better entertainment value.

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"kill the ump"
ChasChas   11/20/2012 12:15:24 PM
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With all this tech, it surely makes sense to call ALL balls and strikes via sensing camera. Bad calls in baseball burn me to no end because they are not necessary.

Charles Murray
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Charles Murray   11/19/2012 6:49:58 PM
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Prior to HD TV, the technology to track hockey pucks was a huge step forward, largely because many people couldn't see the puck in hockey's TV broadcasts.  

Rob Spiegel
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Rob Spiegel   11/19/2012 11:45:29 AM
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Nice slide show, Brian. I particularly liked the BodyMedia and the horse racing camera. I know the horse racing media is older technology, but when you have a horse that's close in the photo, the technology seems amazing. One thing I didn't see was the Kissing Cam. But maybe that's covered by the Sky Cam.

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