News tagged with football

Hawk-Eye firm hopes for 'phantom goal'

Hawk-Eye chiefs are hoping for a Frank Lampard-like "ghost goal" at the Club World Cup, its managing director said Saturday, as the goal-line technology prepares to make its competitive debut.

Dec 09, 2012
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Fully automated football analysis (w/ Video)

(Phys.org)—Using entirely new electronic solutions, soccer (also known as football in many European countries) coaches can provide their players with video analysis as early as half-time or immediately following a match.

Oct 26, 2012
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Sesame Street's next chapter: Elmo talks back

(AP)—Elmo, Big Bird and the rest of the "Sesame Street" crew have always talked to kids. Now, they'll try to have a two-way conversation with their pint-sized audience using Kinect, the motion and voice-sensing ...

Sep 18, 2012
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Google Fiber strikes deal to carry NFL Network

The National Football League has struck a deal with Google Fiber for carriage of its two cable channels on the search engine's new broadband distribution service it is offering in Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kan.

Sep 07, 2012
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Football makes higher education more popular

(Phys.org)—When Stanford's football season started up last Friday, "Why football?" probably wasn't the question on the minds of most fans. But for Mitchell Stevens, an associate professor at Stanford's ...

Sep 06, 2012
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UEFA says Euro 2012 a watershed for cyber-fans

The 2012 European football championships marked a watershed in the way fans enjoy enjoy sport online, with at least half of surfers opting for smartphones and tablet computers, UEFA's tech chief said Wednesday.

Sep 05, 2012
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Poland goes cyber-smart for Euro 2012 fans

Cyber-minded fans heading to Euro 2012 in Poland are set to find life easier at the championship after organisers launched smartphone applications to help them navigate their way around.

Jun 01, 2012
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Fans can check out Euro 2012 stadiums online

Football fans heading to Ukraine and Poland for Euro 2012 can now take a digital stroll through the tournament stadiums and host cities on Google Street View, organisers said Wednesday.

May 16, 2012
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