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Kris M. Kitani
Systems Scientist, RI
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Office: EDSH 215
Phone: (412) 268-3818
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Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute
5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Administrative Assistant: Jessica Butterbaugh
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BallCam Gives Spectators Ball's-Eye View of Football Field
February 27, 2013. Football fans have become accustomed to viewing televised games from a dozen or more camera angles, but researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Electro-Communications (UEC) in Tokyo suggest another possible camera position: inside the ball itself. They have shown that a camera embedded in the side of a rubber-sheathed plastic foam football can record video while the ball is in flight that could give spectators a unique, ball’s-eye view of the playing field.