Thanks to three UNC students, when basketball commentator Dick Vitale’s enthusiasm about “diaper dandies” becomes too much to bear, basketball fans can now replace television audio with a radio broadcast.
Sportsync — a free computer application designed by UNC students Michael Barlock, Patrick Waivers and Kartik Sethuraman — tunes into the radio to synchronize a user’s chosen audio broadcast with the video of a television broadcast.
The three made the program in a software engineering class last semester, where student groups selected projects pitched by someone looking to have their idea developed.
Download the app
To download the application, go to: http://code.google.com/p/sportsync/
As of Thursday evening, it had been downloaded 89 times
“One of the reasons I picked it was because it was something I would actually use,” Sethuraman said.
Brian White, information technology director of the computer science department, pitched the idea.