Friday, June 21, 2013

what happens when you can make a camera that can track objects at really high speed?

This video is very impressive system developed by the folks at University of Tokyo.  It uses high speed video processing to track a ball at super high speed and directs mirrors to make a stable, high resolution image with the moving ball perfectly centered.   It gives you a very different feeling when you are looking at the scene almost from the point of view of the ball.  I especially like the addition of the projector to project an image into the ball.  Very impressive.  Finally we will be able to track the ball in golf/table tennis and the puck in hockey.