30 Jan '16, 1pm

Did Stephen Curry Inspire ESPN's Virtual 3-Point Line?: Basketball spawns a grandchild of football's virtual f..

Did Stephen Curry Inspire ESPN's Virtual 3-Point Line?: Basketball spawns a grandchild of football's virtual f..

Nearly 20 years ago, ESPN, the sports broadcasting network, began displaying a yellow virtual first down line when broadcasting football games on television. Developed by Sportvision, a small Silicon Valley company , that yellow line initially mystified fans: “Is it on the field, or not?” millions of viewers asked. These days, we can’t imagine watching football on TV without knowing exactly where that first-down line is. And that technology spawned a host of virtual graphics that augment sports action for onscreen viewers—most recently, the America’s Cup races. (Sportvision founder Stan Honey detailed that technology in “The Augmented America’s Cup .”) Tonight, a new virtual line hits the TV screen: a virtual 3-point line for basketball, debuting with the tipoff of ABC's primetime broadcast of a National Basketball Association game pitting the San Antonio Spurs against the...

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