I have a question about what is possible after completing the course.
I am interested in competitive pinball play and have thought for a long time that it would be cool to be able to analyze video of a game and turn it into statistics about the play. As an example, I would like to be able to track how many times a certain ramp shot was hit during the game. I think the way to do that would be to have a model that could track where the ball is in the game at all times. Then have some logic that says something like if the ball is at x1, y1 in frame 1 and then x2, y2 in frame 2 then that would correspond to a made ramp shot.
One more example that is maybe easier to understand: I would like to keep track of how many times the player flipped the flipper during the course of the game.
So, ultimately, I am looking to turn video of play into statistics about play. I would love to hear some feedback about if people think this is possible and what topics I should look into in order to make this project a reality. Is this kind of project something that already has a name? I am happy to clarify what I’m looking to do, if needed.