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WOO and KOTA

Postby Kitemenn » Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:20 am

Apparently, from what I understood, the judges could istantly see the height of the riders. Anyone got an idea how this is done? Is this possible with the bluetooth function of WOO guess thats +/- 50m distance right? Any rumors of getting a similar functionality for people who come and watch you on the beach? Contacted them once on such a functionality and they said they were working on something like it...seems like they got it working now. We do see hardware updates, hopefully soon we will also get some software updates!

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Re: WOO and KOTA

Postby Toby » Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:26 am

I would also like to know how this works.

Very cool indeed...but even cooler if everyone could see this on a display! Big plus for the spectators!

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Re: WOO and KOTA

Postby Leon van Bergen » Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:34 am

Toby wrote:
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:26 am
I would also like to know how this works.

Very cool indeed...but even cooler if everyone could see this on a display! Big plus for the spectators!
That last one would really rock!

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Re: WOO and KOTA

Postby NorwayIsCold » Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:51 am

Is it done with current version of Woo or this is the future model?
Seems that they do a hardware update every year. Should we expect something new soon? GPS built in maybe?

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Re: WOO and KOTA

Postby HALF » Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:13 pm

Probably it is an optical system, couple of cameras and software with good calibration can estimate distances and heights very precisely.

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Re: WOO and KOTA

Postby Exal » Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:14 pm

When the commentator said that the judges can see the woo height, the other commentator tried to say something instantly but didn't. I assumed that this was just missinformation, but that is my gut feeling from playing too much poker!

Little edit: would be cool if it works tho!

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Re: WOO and KOTA

Postby Ulrik » Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:39 pm

I hope they use a meassuring device instead of an inaccurate toy ! :o
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Re: WOO and KOTA

Postby Pemba » Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:12 pm

Probably using a measuring toy. Is there an alternative ? Pretty amazing to think that the highest jumps, 18 m or so, are only just over half the height of other jumps that have been made recently..

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Re: WOO and KOTA

Postby Kitemenn » Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:47 pm

Pemba wrote:
Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:12 pm
Probably using a measuring toy. Is there an alternative ? Pretty amazing to think that the highest jumps, 18 m or so, are only just over half the height of other jumps that have been made recently..
Pretty amazing indeed...however doing tricks at those heights is even too much for these guys atm. Btw wind was relatively low and also spot is different than to where these records are jumped

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Re: WOO and KOTA

Postby maffhieu » Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:57 pm

Image

No Duotone riders except Lasse Walker and no Lenten :roll:
Not all sessions were recorded :cry:


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