Sky Sports affirms that the revolutionary new technology used during its coverage of The Open Golf this week will reveal to spectators the secret of a perfect professional golf swing.
During the broadcast of the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush, Sky's experts
Players like Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and John Rahm have been visiting Sky's mobile capture facility during the Sky Scope session, which allows the presenters to analyze the techniques of the star players using holographic replicas of each player. Practice the inactivity of the session to have special filming sessions.
Footage is used to create realistic holographs that are then transported to the Sky Zone Open Zone studio, allowing the Sky Sports team to analyze, track and pause the players' movements in 360 degrees.
Volumetric capture of the flag
The new technology of Sky Scope uses volumetric capture, similar to that used in high-end VR productions and has been developed as part of a partnership between Sky Sports, the equipment manufacturer of control of robotic cameras MRMC and the production studio of VR Dimension.
Jason Wessely, Director of Golf at Sky Sports, said: "We are always seeing how we can use innovative technology to bring golf fans to action, nowhere more than at The Open, where we first presented our interactive study, the Open Zone.
"The technology that MRMC has provided will allow us to analyze the golf changes of the best players in the world in a way that has never been possible before. I know that Sky's team can not wait to show this innovative television innovation. "