Formula 1 to finally use HD on-board cameras

Mercedes AMG F1 W03 airbox and camera. Formula One World Championship, Rd18, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Practice, Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Friday 2 November 2012.Nov.16 (GMM) Formula 1 may finally feature high-definition (HD) on board cameras in the near future, according to F1 business journalist Christian Sylt.

A few days ago, Sylt – having seen a copy of the F1 floatation prospectus – revealed that Bernie Ecclestone is considering a GP2-GP3 series for the American market.

” [The prospectus] also says that some of the TV innovations which are being developed include an HD on-board camera, a multi-channel format with different views of the track and an interactive 3D replay function,” Sylt told us.

He said that HD on-board cameras for F1 is “interesting and long-overdue” news.

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  • durptron5000

    GoPro? Chumon now.