The tennis tour is adding an array of super high definition cameras to its arenas to enable a replay technology that is something out of the Matrix. Time stops, the player and ball freezes, and we can fly through the scene, inspecting all the pieces in mind-blowing stillness. Like a scene out of Nicholson Baker’s novel, Fermata.
The story ran at Slate, where a video shows FreeD, as they call it, in action. Consider that this is clearly just the beginning of the implementation of such technology, the baby steps as it were. The possibilities are mindboggling.