Megapixel video cameras from Arecont Vision are being used in European sporting events to help officials better determine race results in close competitions. At the Vojvodina Track & Field Club in Novi Sad, Serbia, the Arecont Vision 1.3 megapixel IP camera is capturing detailed images of sporting events so that athletes, and the order in which they finish, can be more easily identified.
The Vojvodina Track & Field club uses the Arecont Vision 1.3 megapixel IP camera along with software to record and review races. The camera is placed on the inside track of the stadium and the race is recorded on one laptop and a second laptop receives the live stream. Live video of the race is also shown on the big screen display at the stadium.
Because of the portability of the system, the camera can also be used to decide results in biking, horse racing or even dog racing events. According to Dusko Milicic, international photo finish judge at the Vojvodina club, the megapixel camera system will be used at all future sporting events in case an appeal needs to be decided.
Arecont's 1.3 megapixel cameras are ideal for capturing details that can help determine a winner in a close competition. Both full frame and individual regions of interest can be captured for review. The camera is designed with massively parallel image processing architecture that involves more than 6 billion operations per second to provide simultaneous streams of data.