Ball Tracking and Virtual Replays for Innovative Tennis Broadcasts

@inproceedings{Pingali2000BallTA,
  title={Ball Tracking and Virtual Replays for Innovative Tennis Broadcasts},
  author={Gopal Sarma Pingali and Agata Opalach and Yves Jean},
  booktitle={ICPR},
  year={2000}
}
This paper presents a real-time computer vision system that tracks the motion of a tennis ball in 3D using multiple cameras. Ball tracking enables virtual replays, new game statistics, and other visualizations which result in very new ways of experiencing and analyzing tennis matches. The system has been used in international television broadcasts and webcasts of more than 15 matches. Six cameras around a stadium, divided into four pairs, are currently used to track the ball on serves which… CONTINUE READING
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