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Adidas outfits World Cup soccer ball with six HD cameras, nausea sure to ensue

By Shawn Knight
Apr 1, 2014
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  1. The 2014 FIFA World Cup is set to begin in just a few short months and in an effort to drum up even more interest, Adidas has mounted an array of HD cameras inside a Brazuca World Cup ball designed...

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  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,486   +966

    So excited for the World Cup. I expected Adidas would do this, so it comes as no surprise. Let the nausea ensue!
     
  3. emmzo

    emmzo TS Booster Posts: 123   +20

    Some kind of head gear camera would have been a better idea, but this... what`s next? A camera in the tip of the shoe?
     
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  4. misor

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,181   +203

    Lol, I loved the movie 'the blairwitch project' but I hoped I'll never encounter another movie like it.
    while this 6 hd camera-equipped ball is a plus in my tech list, thanks the heavens I have never liked the soccer. (I'm a fan of these sports: basketball, volleyball, MMA, women mud wrestling... :) )
    motion sickness = drugs = pharmaceutical companies are sponsors of the 2014 FIFA world cup? = money!
    a camera in the tip of the shoe = peeping? = jail time :)
     
  5. stewi0001

    stewi0001 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,223   +569

    What they need to do now is develop a software that is able to use the collected videos and link them together and generate a sort of video dome and you can stare in one direction instead of making loopdee loos. This would require a gyro sensor so they can at least determine which way is up.
     
  6. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,715   +397

    Seems like an April Fools joke...
     
  7. lipe123

    lipe123 TS Evangelist Posts: 664   +176

    Makes no sense, pretty sure its an April fools joke.

    Kicking those lenses would hurt and break them.
     

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