College students Justin Needham and Matthew Straub have created a pool cue that digitally aids the shooter in billiards. The cue uses cameras and mirrors to show where the cue ball will strike and the resulting interactions of the other balls. The cue was initially created in order to show the physics involved in billiards.
Some may call this cheating; others may condemn the cue as a sin by bringing schoolwork into a fun game. Either way, it’s a cool way to update your hustling pool shark skills.
Though still in early stages, the students also have some future improvements listed. It is crazy what a couple of college students will do to get an A.
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College Students Simplify the Game of Pool
- By: Lauren AtkinsonDec 14, 2008