Richard, there is no doubt that technology can be used in almost all games for accurate and pin point decision making. In cricket, such technologies are using for concluding the third umpire decisions.
Rich, I'm all for the addition of instant replay for baseball umps. I've seen too many heartbreaking wrong calls. I'd like to see it stop calls like the one that cheated Armando Galarraga of the Tigers out of his perfect game in 2010.
I too attended a game at Wrigley Field. Lovely stadium. When I attended, Harry Caray leaned out of the announcer's window and sang "Take Me Out to the Ballgame." Unforgettable.
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
At IMTS last week, Stratasys introduced two new multi-materials PolyJet 3D printers, plus a new UV-resistant material for its FDM production 3D printers. They can be used in making jigs and fixtures, as well as prototypes and small runs of production parts.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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