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Sid_Vicious
08-31-2011, 07:11 PM
that person sitting behind the umpire pointing a telescope-looking thing back and forth as the ball is moving through the court? What is it? Radar gun, camera, etc.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6T8z7GcO4oY

formerblakefan
08-31-2011, 08:13 PM
It's a microphone to pick up the oncourt noise...

Sentinel
08-31-2011, 08:14 PM
(OT).
While googling, I came across this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacCAM with references to Johnny Mac. Also interesting incident about M Alves.

btw, this in not in response to your q. this was discontinued.

OddJack
08-31-2011, 08:24 PM
I am sure you have heard of " Surround Sound" recording and play back.

To create that effect that microphone is needed, as well as the two other on each end.

For more reading check this out:


http://tech.ebu.ch/docs/techreview/trev_2008-Q1_mics-whiston.pdf

woodrow1029
09-01-2011, 07:35 AM
(OT).
While googling, I came across this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacCAM with references to Johnny Mac. Also interesting incident about M Alves.

btw, this in not in response to your q. this was discontinued.

Funny though how they misstate facts. Mariana was not "dismissed" from the tournament.