What'll they think of next... breaking the lasered plane?

Written by Dan Gigler on .


Walt Coleman and the NFL gang may no longer need to rely on their own eyes, let alone the eye in the sky, for touchdown calls such as Santonio Holmes' on Sunday. Why, the brainiacs at Carnegie Mellon are putting together some Tartans technology that could set off gizmos (dig the pictured Elvis phone above?) and bells whenever passes are completed or goal-line planes are pierced, wrote Mark Roth today about Dr. Priya Narasimhan and her students.

Wait until Fox gets a load of this: Whenever a touchdown is scored, they'll wanna see some kind of weird science that makes the entire end zone glow on TV.

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