1st & Ten is a computer system that generates and displays one version of the
yellow first down ... Some television football broadcasts change the color of the
line from yellow to red on 4th dow...
Feb 1, 2015 ... ... football viewer ask, “How do they get that yellow first-down line on the ... Long
before the game starts, technicians make a digital 3-D model of ...
Jul 18, 2013 ... "Can you have it ready for this NFL season? ... We would have to send six people
to each game along with a 48-foot semi to haul our ... He observed right away
how the yellow line would create a better viewing experience for ...
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Feb 6, 2016 ... The clever engineering behind the virtual first-down line. ... yellow line to the
other networks, and now you won't see a football game without it.
When a football game is on television, how do the broadcast stations
superimpose the first-down line across the TV screen without it appearing on the
Sep 28, 2015 ... The Making of Football's Yellow First-and-Ten Line. Football. ... made the First-
and-Ten Yellow Line look as natural to the game as the turf itself.
Sep 25, 2013 ... The now-ubiquitous yellow first-down line debuted 15 years ago this week. ... So
it was on our list of things we wanted to do when we started Sportvision. ... The
NFL deserves a lot of credit too, because they also immediately ... We had to roll
out an entire truck to make it work for games in the early days.
Dec 17, 2009 ... The yellow first down line is so ingrained now that NFL junkies may be ... Allen St.
John explains the origin of the little line that makes first downs ... may be
disappointed when they attend a real football game and remember that it's just a
high tech effect. But how does it stay over players, and under the field?
Oct 18, 2011 ... Putting that yellow line across your television screen to mark a first down or a
blue ... Because the lines are computer generated, making a 3-D map of the ...
Thus, games played on foot were called “football”, whether they had ...
Jan 14, 2008 ... That yellow stripe is not actually on the field, but the 1st and Ten Line has
become a staple of football games on television. [Credit: Sportvision].