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06-24-2011, 03:18 PM #18
It is really for the player, more than for the linesperson/umpire/spectators
What is best about the video replay system is that it allows a player to clear his/her mind from what he/she thought the previous call was made wrong. It is really for the player, more than for the linesperson/umpire/spectators.
With the video replay system shown to the player, there will be no more nagging of doubt in the player's mind; and therefore the player will move on, to continue to play with a 'clearer' mind.
Last edited by chris-ccc; 06-24-2011 at 03:22 PM.
06-24-2011, 03:30 PM #19
06-24-2011, 06:28 PM #20
Some old folks are just afraid to technology. There are lots of smart people who can contribute to take advantage of technology. It is matured now days. It is a case of how you apply it. Experience matters.
06-24-2011, 07:04 PM #21
Looking at replays on TV, it looks like the frame rate would have to be much faster to improve the positive predictive value.
I agree that 2 challenges seems too few, unless you mean 2 challenges per game. If you had more than 4 challenges (>2x2) over the whole match, would that be too disruptive? Personally, I think it would be good for the game. Commentators have a bit more time to do analysis and commentate.
06-24-2011, 09:10 PM #22
Hot-Spot is better technology for badminton then Hawk-Eye
Hawk-Eye is probability based technology, and uses multi-variate input and deductions to predict the path of the ball. It may make tennis more enjoyable for telly, but in cricket, the adoption has not been universal.
Hot-Spot, which uses infra-red technology for cent-percent determination of the exact contact of the cricket ball, has better advantage. Badminton may be better suited to test the feasibility by having a single overhead hot-spot camera that scans all court lines.
Look out for an extra ear-piece on the umpire. Any time an umpire has more information at hand to take the correct decision, that can only be good. The discussions on this forum may read slightly different from then on.
Even for the replay and challenges, how they work in match conditions may need a lot of fine tuning before the final directive comes from KL. Expect a lot of experimentation at GP and GPG events.
Technology may help in playing a role in increasing the already-high percentage of correct line calls in badminton. If use of replay/video reviews, or high tech cameras remove the rare instance of incorrect line call, then so much the better.
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06-24-2011, 09:20 PM #23
All bwf need to do is to do an experiment and give small funds to a few selected vendors to display their expertise and feasibility.
This is what governments do to get project started. I don't think BWF is that poor with massage chairs giving aways.... lol
Eg. you can even put a camera in front of the linesmen and if there are disputes, press a button to playback and see it together with umpire or referee. Why the red tape or bureaucracy? Think out of the box.
Do it for qtr final, semis and final.
06-24-2011, 10:13 PM #24
DRS: the focal point of the ICC annual conference
Thought you might be interested in knowing......
June 24, 2011
The Decision Review System (DRS) is likely to be the focal point at the ICC's five-day annual conference that begins on Sunday in Hong Kong. The ICC's cricket committee had unanimously recommended the use of the DRS in all Tests, but the system has been a source of disagreement among the boards, with the BCCI opposing its implementation.
"The ICC cricket committee is in favour of employing DRS in all formats of the game," ICC chief Haroon Lorgat said ahead of the conference. "They were quite impressed with the success in terms of all the research and feedback they received. It was very strongly evaluated during the cricket committee meeting in May, and after long deliberation they were unanimous in supporting the application of DRS across all forms of the game."
Full report: http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci-icc/c...ry/520615.html
06-25-2011, 02:58 AM #25
Overall, i just feel the video replay system is sufficient and probably the most cost effective. If the call is too tough to make either way, then the players just have to accept whatever umpire's decision it is and move on..
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06-25-2011, 03:11 AM #26
one thing for sure is it will slow the game real down
06-25-2011, 03:27 AM #27
06-25-2011, 03:37 AM #28
06-25-2011, 05:16 AM #29
you can almost forseen that at the later stage of the game, the unused challenges will be used to have a short break, or to break your opponent's winning streak, as in tennis.
06-25-2011, 08:48 AM #30
06-25-2011, 08:50 AM #31
06-25-2011, 08:59 AM #32
So far no one rejecting correct? Lets rock and roll. Breaks are at umpires discretion. Normally the players will purposely fall down to get 'that' break they want.
06-25-2011, 11:07 AM #33
The DRS typically comes in useful under 2 situations:
Where there is a really bad (or suspected "favoured") line call, and the player is confident that his challenge will be successful. In that case he will not have used up the challenge.
Where for any reason the bird has been obscured or the linesman has been unsighted at the critical moment.
Personally I feel that 2 challenges per side per game is more than sufficient. It maintains a decent balance between the use of technology and the human side. It has also been proven to keep the linesmen and umpires more active (honest? on their toes? ) without being a threat to their presence: the DRS is after all, there to help them do their job better, not to supplant them.
06-25-2011, 12:04 PM #34
If you are going to use it, I feel it must provide a much clearer view, otherwise the umpires are going to be in a very difficult position.
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