Get a ball’s-eye view with camera in football

BallCam takes you through the air and into a receiver’s arms.

(Credit: Carnegie Mellon University)

Do you really have enough camera angles when you watch a football game? Come on, you want more.

Feed your desire to be omnipresent with the wacky BallCam. It puts a camera inside the spinning football.

You’d think that would make you toss that mix of pizza, hotdogs, and beer in your stomach, but boffins at Carnegie Mellon University and Japan’s University of Electro-Communications have made it a rather pleasant viewing experience.

CMU researcher Kris Kitani and UEM’s Kodai Horita co-authored a paper on how algorithms in their prototype football can recognize footage of the ground as it spins at 600 rpm.

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