Developing IMU Sensors For Capturing Motion In Sports

Developing IMU (motion) sensors for a custom application in sports has become easier in the last 10 years. Here’s a look at some options available for makers now.

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Accelerating Sports Technology Development And Innovation

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

Validate Or Get It To Market?

At the most recent wearable technology conference in Melbourne, we had speakers from industry and industry all weighing in on the latest developments of wearables.  I had as conference chair the at times challenging task of facilitating an emerging debate on whether ‘product’ should be rushed to market, or first scientifically validated and then released to market. Not… Read More Validate Or Get It To Market?

A Little Piece For The Internet Of Things (IoT) On Sports Wearables

We wrote the following piece for Telit’s Internet of things executive handbook it was nice to take a broader view of the context of what’s happening in sport.  James, DA. (2016) Wearable Technology in Sport: An exemplar of the Internet of Things A. Bufalino (Ed.) In Internet of things executive handbook (pp 48-49), Telit Communications, Germany… Read More A Little Piece For The Internet Of Things (IoT) On Sports Wearables

Wearable Technology The Number 1 Trend In Fitness For 2016.

The results of the 10th yearly American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Worldwide survey of fitness trends for 2016 are in. No surprise to us here at SABEL Labs, but Wearable technology has leapt into the water this year emerging as the leading trend in fitness. The ACSM defined a trend as a “general development… Read More Wearable Technology The Number 1 Trend In Fitness For 2016.