Willamette meets typically run the 100’s and the 200 backwards to have a tailwind. In past years this meant running several hundred feet of network and extension cables for every meet. When Willamette resurfaced the track and football field this
Here is a web based scoreboard for FinishLynx implemented in Node.js Using Node I created a UDP server and an html server. Node compiles the datagram sent from FinishLynx, puts it together and using Socket.io, updates the html page. As of
Here are some photos of the track finish line after the Ipico RFID antennas have been completely covered. Eventually the wires will be put under the turf and into the communications box at the finish line.
This summer the Willamette University track & field Facilities are getting a face-lift. Part of the project is a new surface for Charles Bowles Track. We decided to take this opportunity to embed RFID antennas for our ipico chip system. With
Willamette hosted the 2013 Northwest Conference Championships this past weekend and I wanted a mobile version of the live results. I am not a true web developer. I figure out what I want, and then I make it work. It’s
You can do a lot to change the look of your live results with just css and basic HTML. If this is what you want you can just sue the upload to web feature and use the Direct Athletics servers.
One of the reasons I’ve really like Direct Athletics’ MeetPro is because of the customizable live results. You can customize Hy-Tek results a little bit, but it’s more complicated and not nearly as nice. Willamette hosted the Northwest Conference Swimming Championships this year and I customized a
One key to having good Finish Lynx images is a steady camera with a good angle of view. The best way to accomplish this is with a good camera pole. A tripod can be used, but I just don’t think
Here is a video tutorial using Hy-Tek to assign competition numbers only to specific events.
A nice white line always makes for better Finish Lynx images. I routinely repaint the finish lines at our track here at Willamette. Sometime more than once year. I use duct tape to mask the line. I tried blue painters tape, but it doesn’t stick to