Goal Detection Technology For The Other Football

Have you ever wondered how game officials know if the football has passed the goal line, in situations where it's hidden under a pile-up of players? Well, sometimes they don't know, and they just have to hope that it isn't moved as the players get up. A team of researchers from North Carolina State University, Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research, however, may have a solution. They're developing a method of tracking a football via low-frequency magnetic fields. .. Continue Reading NFL may track footballs using magnetic fieldsSection: SportsTags: Carnegie Mellon, Disney Research, Magnetic, North Carolina State University, Tracking Related Articles: CyberFire Football glows green or red - if you're wearing the special glasses The BallCam coming soon to a gridiron near you? Adidas miCoach Smart Ball tracks your striking power and finesse Trading cards get a DVD upgrade AryaBall: Sports equipment meets the nesting doll Evolution of the football boot continues with Adidas' knitted boot/soc

Goal Detection Technology For The Other Football

Goal line detection technology has won over crowds at the World Cup. Will American football be next?

Thu 19 Jun 14 from IEEE Spectrum

NFL may track footballs using magnetic fields

Have you ever wondered how game officials know if the football has passed the goal line, in situations where it's hidden under a pile-up of players? Well, sometimes they don't know, and they ...

Fri 13 Jun 14 from Gizmag

Crossing the goal line: New tech tracks football in 3-D space

Referees may soon have a new way of determining whether a football team has scored a touchdown or gotten a first down. Researchers from North Carolina State University and Carnegie Mellon University, ...

Fri 13 Jun 14 from Phys.org

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A Football That Broadcasts Where It Is On The Field

How to Track a Football In this photo, researchers taped ball-tracking components to the outside of a football to show what the components look like. In gameplay, the transmitter and antenna ...

Mon 16 Jun 14 from Popular Science

Complex Image Theory: Magnetic Field Tracks Football In 3-D Space

It doesn't happen often but there are times when its unclear if a football crosses the goal line for a touchdown. If a quarterback attempts a sneak, for example, and the line pushes forward, ...

Sat 14 Jun 14 from Science 2.0

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