Wireless webcam link makes a splash with powerboat fans

Powerboat fans can now watch the Honda British Formula Four Stroke Powerboat championship online. The service has been made possible by using an on-board camera and wireless access points from Global Secure Systems.

Powerboat fans can now watch the Honda British Formula Four Stroke Powerboat championship online. The service has been made possible by using an on-board camera and wireless access points from Global Secure Systems.

Team AppGate Mermaid raced with a video camera on board, transmitting live video pictures to shore over a standard 802.11 wireless network.

"Spectators can now get a taste of the thrill of racing onboard a Formula Four Stroke Powerboat," said David Hobson, driver of AppGate Mermaid.

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Honda: marine news >>

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