VTS | Football - Tracking and Analysing Football Shots

Andoni Mujika, David Oyarzun, Jeser Zalba, Aitor Ardanza, Mikel Arizaleta, Sara García, Amalia Ortiz


This paper describes VTS | Football, a tool for tracking and analysing football shots. The system tracks the trajectory of the ball using two synchronized cameras, removing all the geometries that are not similar to a ball and extrapolating the position of the ball when it is hidden by the goal keeper. Once the trajectory is obtained, the user can analyse the shot using a tool that has been developed for this purpose. He/she can organize the training sessions, follow the evolution of a player, compare performances of different players and visualize the shot in a 3D virtual environment. To make the visualization smooth, an interpolation algorithm based on least squares methods has been developed and to make the visualization attractive a football player and a crowded stadium have been added to the virtual scene.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Mujika A., Oyarzun D., Zalba J., Ardanza A., Arizaleta M., García S. and Ortiz A. (2015). VTS | Football - Tracking and Analysing Football Shots . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Sport Sciences Research and Technology Support - Volume 1: icSPORTS, ISBN 978-989-758-159-5, pages 239-244. DOI: 10.5220/0005603702390244

in Bibtex Style

author={Andoni Mujika and David Oyarzun and Jeser Zalba and Aitor Ardanza and Mikel Arizaleta and Sara García and Amalia Ortiz},
title={VTS | Football - Tracking and Analysing Football Shots},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Sport Sciences Research and Technology Support - Volume 1: icSPORTS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Sport Sciences Research and Technology Support - Volume 1: icSPORTS,
TI - VTS | Football - Tracking and Analysing Football Shots
SN - 978-989-758-159-5
AU - Mujika A.
AU - Oyarzun D.
AU - Zalba J.
AU - Ardanza A.
AU - Arizaleta M.
AU - García S.
AU - Ortiz A.
PY - 2015
SP - 239
EP - 244
DO - 10.5220/0005603702390244