Hawk-eye’s Vision Extends To Soccer And Beyond

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The technology is designed to address an issue faced by many televised sports, where instant replays and social media allow armchair fans to spot errors seconds after they have been made by officials with only their own instant judgment and perhaps an impaired view to rely on. The work of Hawk-Eye, bought by Japanese electronics giant Sony in 2011, and rivals such as Germany’s GoalControl enables sports to get more of those decisions right, creating a business opportunity and fuelling a debate about whether review technology slows down the game too much. Paul Hawkins, who developed and gave his name to a system to complement television coverage of cricket in the 1990s and remains a director of the company, wants to end that debate. “Sport at the top level is about fine margins,” he said. “You can’t have something that only gets rid of the howler (blatant error) and doesn’t help with the close calls.” PREMIER LEAGUE DEBUT Hawk-Eye is now helping to resolve goal line disputes in English soccer after the Premier League, the world’s richest, became the first major domestic competition to bring in such technology.
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In another experiment, the researchers removed the golden tapetum lucidum of summer reindeer and laid them out for observation. They then applied pressure with a small weight and watched the samples immediately turn deep blue. When the weight was removed, the blue ebbed, and the gold slowly returnedthough the eye slabs lay disembodied on a slide. Whether you live near Artic reindeer or not, that ought to give you a few things to think about the next time you see a pair of eyes in the night. You know, before you go all fight-or-flight over a ferret .
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Liss is a member of a number of medical organizations, including the American Glaucoma Society. He was awarded the 2004 Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and has been recognized as a “Top Doc” in Main Line Today magazine. He also serves as Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Liss is available for interview upon request.
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As noted earlier, there are a number of organizations that can refer you to trusted and reputable optometrists. They are listed below. American Optometric Association (AOA): The American Optometric Association is dedicated to improving the quality and availability of eye and vision care. They are the authority in optometry. The organization hosts over 35,000 members, including eye care specialists.
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