Sunday, 26 June 2011


Today is a day of rest for Wimbledon tennis stars and their exhausted fans. So, in case you're missing it, here's an image of one of the most useful computer-aided animations ever invented: Hawk-Eye. It has stopped countless wobblers being thrown over dodgy line decisions. Its British inventor, Paul Hawkins, has recently sold his Winchester-based firm to electronics giant Sony. He said the takeover by Sony created "immense opportunities for the sports industry" (title link). And even bigger profits for Sony.


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