Hawk-Eye


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Hawk-Eye

n
(General Sporting Terms) trademark an optical ball-tracking device used as an aid to commentators in certain sports, and as an officiating tool in major tennis tournaments
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The paper says that the International Tennis Federation, which tests the machines for use, would accept that Hawk-Eye had passed its test if it called the ball "in" by 1mm while the true position was "out" by 5mm.
One thing that was missing at the venue was Hawk-Eye, bring it along next time and you can call it Hawk-Eye the noo.
According to Hawk-Eye, some individual players have an instinct for calling whether a ball is foul or not, with some successfully challenging judges 75 per cent of the time.
Not only did television replays show Nouni had made a mistake - the ball was indeed wide - he then compounded the error by refusing Nalbandian the right to challenge via Hawk-Eye due to the time taken by the Argentinian to make the decision amid the confusion.
A quick glance at the BCCI's hawk-eye and it was hitting middle stump halfway up.
Public Understanding of Technology, has questioned whether aids such as the Hawk-Eye computer system used to over-ride "John McEnroe-style" line-call disputes, can always be right.
Hawk-Eye has arrived to provide a drama all of its own and ensure that there can never be a repeat of John McEnroe's rant ("you cannot be serious") during the 1980 men's singles semi-final against Jimmy Connors.
TENNIS: Hawk-Eye will be used at Wimbledon for the first time during this summer's championships, although the protocol for consulting the system has yet to be finalised.
PREMIER League chiefs will urge the sport's rule-makers this week to consider using video technology pioneered by Hawk-Eye to end uncertainty over goal-line decisions.
Paul McIlroy, 25, of Ballymena, has been technical director at Hawk-Eye Innovations Ltd for three years.
announced the introduction of Hawk-Eye NextGen Fraud(TM) 1.
The Hawk-Eye system, with seven cameras covering each goal, was officially deployed for the first time at Wembley following initial tests to ensure no teething troubles in the event of the ground-breaking equipment being needed.