MLS All-Star Game To Feature Ref Cam Technology From FOX Sports

Bronx, NY – April 23, 2017 – Yankee Stadium: David Villa (7) of the New York Metropolis Football Membership throughout a daily season recreation (Photograph by Allen Kee / ESPN Photographs)

FOX Sports is including Ref Cam know-how to its MLS All-Star Game telecast on Aug. 2, offering FS1 viewers with perspective views all through the match.

The Ref Cam comes from the FOX Sports Lab initiative to check know-how after the Huge Ten championship soccer recreation in December featured referee-worn hats that captured viewpoint footage for the printed.

“I feel that worn cameras are going to be an enormous factor for us sooner or later,” Michael Davies, FOX Sports ‎Senior Vice President, Area & Technical Operations, had advised the SVG Podcast final month.

The Ref Cam for the MLS All- Star Game must be an enchancment from the top-worn video digital camera that was part of the 2013 video games when MLS All-Stars confronted A.S. Roma. That digital camera offered footage that at occasions could possibly be shaky, and ESPN was in a position to make use of it within the telecast.