Credit/Source: Greg Blackman, Imaging & Machine Vision Europe
A recent article by IMV Europe explaining how the KinaTrax system keeps the Chicago Cubs pitchers stay healthy.
“When the Chicago Cubs won the baseball World Series last year the team ended a 108-year wait to reclaim the title they last won in 1908, the longest title drought in the game. The story was one of the great sporting moments, certainly of 2016, if not the decade.
Computer vision expert Kinatrax supplied an imaging system that analysed the Cubs’ pitchers during that World Series winning season. The vision system has cameras pointing at the pitcher’s mound to give biomechanical data about the pitcher that allows the coaches to make decisions regarding how to prevent their pitchers getting injured.
Kinatrax installed its first system for the Tampa Bay Rays in 2015, and has since provided vision analytics for three major league ball parks, including the Cubs, and soon to be…”