November 05, 2011
We've previously featured the GoPro helmet cam technology, whose disorienting first-person experience gives us a "Being John Malkovich"-like view into everything from mountain climbing to roller hockey.
The AHL Grand Rapids Griffins recently used the technology in a practice. As expected, it's awesome (and Shot and edited by Occam Photography.)
• The first person goalie-cam during that shooting gallery in the beginning is always awesome. Everyone asks where hockey video games can go next as far as realism; let the photo-real goalie-cam first-person saves be your guide, EA Sports.
• Stick-cam, about 2:50 in. We have no idea if this angle lends any insight into how the game is played. But it does make us appreciate the misbegotten life of the hockey puck — forced to gaze upon the person that will soon abuse it.
Excuse us, we have tone poem to write about a rubber disc …