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Machine vision technology does not only achieve extraordinary results in industrial applications, it is also very useful in other areas. The following article shows some examples from the sporting world.
Numerous international football stars such as Messi, Neymar and others have already tried to beat this goalkeeper from the penalty spot – mostly without success. Standing between the goalposts is not a human being, but RoboKeeper – probably the world's fastest goalkeeper.
In March 2015, in the Indian Ocean, 200 km west of Shark Bay, Western Australia, the combined teams at Western Australian Museum and Curtin University, lowered their remote operated vehicles into the sea. Armed with a variety of cameras and sensors, the aim was to explore a pair of shipwrecks from WW2; the HMAS Sydney II and the HSK Kormoran, and reveal a deeper understanding of why they now sit on the seabed.