Irish universities pioneering innovative sports technology

Ireland“Technology developed by Irish universities is changing the way that major sports events are filmed and helping to deliver detailed performance information to athletes. ESPN, the sports broadcaster owned by the Walt Disney Company, is working with Irish researchers on ‘sensor web technologies’, to develop cameras that can automatically respond to the movements of sports people. ESPN plans to use the technology to automate the recording of sports events with high-tech cameras that respond in the same way as a human director …” (more)

[Nicola Cooke, Sunday Business Post, 18 October]

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