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FIELDf/x

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NCAA FIELDf/x TRACKING

OVERVIEW

Product

  • Fully optical computer vision system powering player and ball tracking

  • Generates complete digital record of player positions, ball trajectories and timing of play events

 

Hardware

  • Utilizes four tracking cameras strategically placed in the ballpark to capture the entire field of play

  • Cabling and networking equipment connect cameras to a workstation computer

A LOOK AT THE

GUI

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LIST OF 

METRICS

  • Baserunner secondary lead

  • Baserunner top speed

  • Baserunner first step

  • Baserunner time from base to base

  • Batted ball distance

  • Batted ball hang time

  • Batter time to first

  • Batter top speed

 

*More to be added as development progresses

  • Catch location

  • Distance to landing location

  • Exit velocity

  • Fielder move distance

  • Fielder reaction time

  • Fielder throw speed

  • Fielder throw distance

  • Fielder transfer time

  • Fielder average speed

  • Fielder throw angle

  • Fielder top speed

  • Landing location

  • Launch angle

  • Max ball height

  • Pop time

  • Spray angle

SURVEY

GETTING SET UP

  • Before installing FIELDf/x hardware, SMT surveys the venue of interest.

  • We start by estimating which camera locations will yield the best field coverage.

  • Next, we visit the venue to further define the install plan, getting approval from facilities management for the locations of cameras, cable runs, and the computer workstation area.

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INSTALLATION

  • Installation usually takes five to seven (5-7) days

  • SMT Operations can perform the entire installation itself, or guide venue required contractors on specific steps, like where to run cable or mount camera arms

  • FIELDf/x computers can slide into venue server racks, or SMT can provide a stand-alone rack

  • Four (4) cameras are installed at the venue’s tallest and most stable locations, typically the roof or support columns

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