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Old 11-12-2012, 09:39 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by tennisplayer_85 View Post
I have already a working app that does the whole calculation but it's definitely not a friendly app yet. So it still needs a lot of work. I am not gonna give away my secret why my calculations are accurate. But what i meant wondering of in the mathematics was more than the formula V=d/t. In fact i created a Macbook application first to calculate the whole thing. Especially the position in the field for calculating the distance seemed to be a big problem in the beginning. So i used A=USVt (singular value decomposition) to get an H-matrix to transfer coordinates from one perspective to another. As i said before i was pretty enthusiastic and i came to find all the important factors for getting the speed as accurate as possible. In the end it turned out to be relatively more simple but if you donít walk the walk you cannot know.

Than I figured an iphone app would be better because when you go and play tennis you mostly carry your phone with ya, and it would be much more practical.
So I transfered my code into an ios app (luckily without to many complications because itís both objective c). Unfortunately its only ios for now, sorry for the android people. But if thereís gonna be sufficient downloads I will definitely consider looking into it.

The more votes the more enthusiastic I get means the quicker I finish the app.
Thank you all so far!
ok you are keeping a secret.. but you still didnt told me how the app will know where is the ball on the screen and when it is hitted by the racquet. I am not asking for a code or something, just the idea.

But ok, we will see your result when finished.
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