VIDEO: Ref cam makes debut in WNBA game

The WNBA debuted a new camera on Saturday worn by referee Lamont Simpson during a nationally televised game between the Phoenix Mercury and the Indiana Fever.  The camera was mounted on the right side of his ear and resembled a pair of glasses.

In fact, it looks similar to Google’s Google Glass wearable computer device, except the camera part almost looks like a pager from the early 1990s.

The ref cam seems like a great idea for fans to view a new perspective when watching televised games, and I hope more pro sports leagues use it once the components become smaller.

 



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