Nov 01, 2009Mens Journal

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"Inside The Greatest Show on TV"

 'An anatomy of the sophisticated technology NBC crews use to bring Sunday Night Football to life.' by Steve Mazzucchi 

"Here's how they get the video-game angle: Moving along with the action, this unique viewpoint comes courtesy of the CABLECAM(3), which flies at 25 mph anywhere from eight to 40 feet above the field(bedhind the offence so it doesn't get smacked). The pilot and camercam sit at the 50-yeard line." 'Panning, tilting, zooming with a joystick half the size of a cigarette - that cameraman could be the world's best video-game player,' notes  Gaudelli."

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