Gyroscopic Onboard 360 Degree Camera In MotoGP Racing Motorbikes

Gyroscopic Onboard 360 Degree Camera In MotoGP Racing Motorbikes

Moto Gp, Yamaha Movistar

MotoGP fans must have felt curious about what type of camera is on the dashboard of a MotoGP motorcycle or at the end of a motorcycle seat. Over the years of MotoGP development, many improvements and innovations have been brought to the MotoGP system by the Dorna Sports R&D team. Since the introduction of the innovative tail camera at Honda Valentino Rossi in 2003, Dorna Sports has made a significant step in developing a special OnBoard camera to offer a realistic view of MotoGP racing action. Likewise with the development of the camera used on the MotoGP dashboard. Not only does it follow the evolution of broadcast standards that began using the 4: 3 to 16: 9 format. Until the latest in the form of HD revolution broadcasts in the past year and also enhance the entire OnBoard camera experience.

In 2016, various new innovations were brought together to provide an interesting record in MotoGP racing like never before. Namely with a combination of gyroscopic cameras, 360 pan-motion and Dorna automatic tracking. This Gyroscopic 360 camera is the result of continuous improvements developed for gyroscopic technology. This camera makes it possible to see the horizon widely and was introduced debut at the German GP in 2010. Then evolved from Camera 360; provides ball-shaped twisting movements developed from previous versions of 2014 and 2015 to adopt a much simpler profile.

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This camera provides stable 360ยบ action coverage from the mounting point, precisely at the end of the bicycle tail. This new camera is equipped with a system developed by the Dorna R&D Team that provides the ability to shift subjects and track certain elements, giving a unique sense of smoothly displaying images as a camera that can follow other riders around a bicycle equipped with Gyroscopic Cam 2016.

Each MotoGP rider can carry up to four cameras with their two motors. Usually there is one in front (pointing forward), one behind (pointing back), 'tail' camera and one mounted near the rider's dashboard, pointing at the rider when he is on a bicycle. In addition, each driver has a 360 degree camera. This camera allows fatherly broadcast live 360 ​​degrees. For example Valentino Rossi uses a 360 gyroscopic camera in the MotoGP Movistar Yamahanya.

With the introduction of this third generation 360 camera that was first installed on Valentino Rossi's Yamaha YZR-M1, MotoGP viewers can enjoy a series of chases in a much more dynamic way. As MotoGP footage gets more innovative, MotoGP observers can expect to get a closer and more dramatic experience with what riders actually feel on the motorcycle.


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