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Technology over linespeople for Djokovic as champ salutes Nadal and Federer

World number one Novak Djokovic is in favour of technology replacing linespeople across the ATP Tour amid the absence of judges at the Australian Open.



Novak Djokovic hitting a ball with a racket on a court: Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic


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Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic

This year’s Australian Open is being held without line judges as a response to coronavirus restrictions at Melbourne Park, where “Hawk-Eye Live” technology is being used on every court. 

It is the first grand slam to replace all linespeople with technology as the tournament seeks to limit the number of people on court amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Djokovic was sensationally disqualified in the fourth round of last year’s

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SMART MASK, the World’s First Nex-Gen Technology Mask to Tackle COVID-19, Launches Campaign on Indiegogo with Backing of Pro Football Hall of Famer Champ Bailey

Pro Football Hall of Famer Champ Bailey, in partnership with Modern Radio, Inc., today announced the launch of an Indiegogo campaign to scale production of its Smart Mask, the world’s first next generation technology mask that tracks mask-wearing compliance, generates CDC reporting, and monitors air quality and body temperature. The Smart Mask Indiegogo campaign can be found at: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/smart-mask#/

Created to bolster a safe return to in-person learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Smart Mask prototype won the global innovation award at the ATP Cyber Health Tech Conference in August 2020. Shortly afterwards, Modern Radio – creators of the Smart

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