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1st & Ten (graphics system)

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1st & Ten is a computer system that generates and displays one version of the yellow first down line that a TV viewer sees during a live broadcast of a ... Some television football broadcasts ch...

Explaining the Magic Yellow First-Down Line | Mental Floss

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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 ...

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Feb 6, 2016 ... Before long, other companies began offering the yellow line to the other networks , and now you won't see a football game without it. .... it's gonna be okay, the scary internet fedora man was just making a silly joke, and I promise he can never hurt you,' .... I've always wanted to know how they achieved...

How do they superimpose the first-down line onto the field on ...

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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 uniforms ...

How exactly does the yellow line work in football? | ITworld

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Jan 9, 2013 ... The science behind the NFL first down line ... the fluorescent yellow line that seems painted on the field when we watch games. ... So how does it work? ... object, or network graphic is on top of the line so it doesn't draw over it.

The Yellow First-Down Line: An Oral History of a Game Changer

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Sep 25, 2013 ... The now-ubiquitous yellow first-down line debuted 15 years ago this week. ... But the game bears a historical footnote most NFL fans probably don't ... So it was on our list of things we wanted to do when we started Sportvision. ... Again to ESPN's credit, they wanted to wait to make sure it was really worth it.

How do they make the first down line appear on the football field ...

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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].

1st & Ten® Graphics | Sportvision

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The 1st & Ten® line has become a must-have element of every football telecast ... over the field of play, so all replays can have the iconic Yellow line displayed.

How the Digital Lines on a Televised NFL Game Work

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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 ...

The Making of Football's Yellow First-and-Ten Line - Engineering ...

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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.

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The story behind football's innovative yellow first down line - SI.com

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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 ...

How the First-Down Line Works | HowStuffWorks

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The virtual first-down line that you see in many televised football games is ... If you've watched any football games since 1998, however, you've probably noticed that fluorescent yellow or orange line that seems ... (you can view images from actual games that used the first-down line on .... Stuff They Don't Want You to Kn...

The Tech Behind the Football's Broadcast-Only First Down Line

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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?