The Future of Sports Tech Involves Shrimp

Why do characters in video games get all the coolest toys? Y'know, raccoon suits, sonic booms, hyperdrive. Or a Nanosuit like the one in EA's Crysis 3 that provides armor, super strength, invisibility, and a means to interface with computers and weapons. Awesome in a video game, but don't you want it in real life?… » 2/19/13 11:59am 2/19/13 11:59am

Will The Future Of 3D Sports TV Ever Come Into Focus?

Mario Manningham's sideline catch in the Super Bowl was a virtuosic use of space. But the only way to watch it was in two dimensions. While 3D movies have spread everywhere, and TV manufacturers are aggressively pushing 3D TV, the NFL is sticking with two-dimensional production for its biggest game. » 2/13/12 12:50pm 2/13/12 12:50pm

A Look Inside NBC's Playbook For The Super Bowl Broadcast

With 18 seconds left in the first half of Super Bowl 43 and the Cardinals on the doorstep, James Harrison picked off Kurt Warner and barreled 100 yards for a touchdown, dancing along the sideline as he went and narrowly breaking the plane of the end zone before Larry Fitzgerald dragged him down. As referee Terry… » 2/02/12 11:34am 2/02/12 11:34am