Fly-by-wire cameras will be used at Rugby World Cup

This should be interesting. I’ve seen them in use at Giants Stadium in New Jersey for NFL games but they swing the cameras to one corner of the field for kickoffs. With the unscripted nature of rugby, the guys operating these cameras will have to stay on their toes.

He said there would be up to 20 cameras capturing the action. And a fly-by wire camera, similar to a flying fox suspended about 30m in the air, would be used at Cardiff and Stade de France.”I’m fairly excited about what that might be able to produce, I just hope it doesn’t get in the way of any kicks,” he said.

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