Sportvision is to digital enhancement as Garret Brown is to cool camera technology Famous for its First and Ten line and infamous for the glowing puck, Sportvision has a variety of technology that also deserves a bit more love.
Simulcam: The older brother of Stromotion, Simulcam takes athletes competing on the same course at different times and allows them to compete simultaneously on the television. In track it provides a unique view on the progression of a race, while diving lets viewers compare jump height, angles of entry and even the splash in impressive side-by-side footage. Also powered by Dartfish, the technology combines footage from two different shots automatically compensating for differences in pan, tilt and zoom. It’s even cool for dog shows (see below).
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