The iPhone camera can do more than taking pictures and videos. With its powerful processor and vision algorithms, it can track and measure the performance of sprinting, soccer dribbling, shooting and basketball shots. Here’s a look at four apps that do just that. … Read More Tracking Kicks, Shots And Sprints With Your iPhone
This is a post about some big changes ahead for Sports Technology Blog and a bit of reminiscing about the past. Starting out as a platform for sharing sports engineering research, it has slowly stepped into the commercial space and now it is becoming the trusted source of info for all emerging sports and health tech products. #watchthisspace
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.
Tactical analysis in soccer is about breaking down a match beyond winning and losing. Here’s a look at some of the technologies used in this space.… Read More How Technology Helps Measure Soccer Statistics and Tactics
The purpose of customising is to make things fit because the reality is one size doesn’t fit all. Here’s a look at the technologies involved in custom fitting athletes for performance.… Read More Customising What Athletes Wear And Use – 3D Scanning And Other Tech
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?
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
While GPS is a popular tool in team sports its probably an overkill for most applications. I mean knowing exactly where you are standing on the planet is useful and all if you are lost. However if your interest is primarily in sporting performance then the derivative information like how fast you are running, for how… Read More SABEL Sense Tracks Athletes Without GPS
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