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Players to wear embedded cameras

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Spain's FirstVision has created a shirt to be worn by players with an embedded camera at chest level to provide broadcast standard video.   The device has been tested by players in training sessions at Barcelona and by officials in a match between Barcelona and Real Madrid.   The content was distributed by 150 broadcasters.

Telefónica has invested €60,000 for a 7 per cent stake in FirstVision.   The start hopes to raise €5m on BankToTheFuture, a crowdfunding platform, to fund its next stage of growth.   Wearable sports tech is part of the internet-of-things market which is attracting increasing investor interest.