Force Platforms, Pressure Sensors and Smart Insoles are all capable of performing certain tasks like gait analysis. But they all do it in a different way and there are certain things that are unique for each device.… Read More Do Force Platforms, Pressure Sensors And Smart Insoles Do The Same Thing?
Roughly 4 years ago, I wrote a post about crowdsourcing sports innovation – how sports companies and organisations were inviting people with ideas to step forward and pitch their innovations. Fast forward to 2017, the ways of generating new sports tech ideas have grown and evolved. From sports hackathons to accelerators, incubators, and Meetups, and online communities… Read More Accelerating Sports Technology Development And Innovation
Developing smart sports garments does come with its challenges. Other than the technical aspects, it also needs to be designed with the users in mind.… Read More The Challenges Of Making Smart Sports Garments
The 2016 Rio Olympic games as with the previous games was a great platform for many tech companies to showcase their latest developments. There are radar and camera technologies that capture motion/biomechanics of an athlete on the field and in the pool. There are wearable devices that (also) track motion plus monitor physiological parameters 24/7. They aim to positively… Read More Tracking & Managing Anxiety In Athletes
The 2016 Asia-Pacific Sports Analytics Conference took place recently at the NAB Village. It’s only the second time this conference is held and I have to say it has done really well. The numbers prove it – 865 attendees (according to the Whova app), 33 sessions that ran concurrently in 3 different rooms, 45 Speakers (all experts in their fields) representing… Read More Some Thoughts & Takeaways From #SAC16
On top of ensuring proper hydration and sticking to safety guidelines (mostly common sense), there are a number of cooling strategies and technologies that could keep athletes cool, which then prevents heat illnesses, and ultimately helps maintain performance.… Read More Dealing With The Heat
Versus is a system that has gamified fitness. By utilising different sensors and technologies, it is able to measure 3D motion, pressure, force, acceleration and power output of over 200 different gym exercises (and counting). … Read More Versus Fitness: Developing A Smart Gym