Crowdsourced Funding For Sports Technology

A couple of weeks back, the Australian Sports Technology Network had their inaugural conference and it was a huge success. Very well attended by people in the industry, there were very interesting talks and discussions with views from various perspectives. Anyway, there’s a great summary of the event here. What was less known was the Sports Technology Innovation Bootcamp that… Read More Crowdsourced Funding For Sports Technology

Laser Additive Manufacturing – Applications In MedTech And Beyond

The Advanced Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (AMCRC) organised a workshop last week on additive manufacturing and its impact on medical technologies. Organised in conjunction with RMIT and Bio21 Cluster, the aim was to promote the new technologies and also educate the attendees on the network and resources available to help businesses adopt them. The latest in… Read More Laser Additive Manufacturing – Applications In MedTech And Beyond

Wheelchair Rugby: First Paralympic Gold And Some Breakthrough Research

The Wheelchair Steelers (Australian Wheelchair Rugby team) recently won the much-coveted gold medal at the London 2012 Paralympics. The Steelers have been aiming for this gold medal since the 2008 Beijing Paralympic games where they got silver. Over the past 4 years, the coach and team have been working hard to hone their skills, establish… Read More Wheelchair Rugby: First Paralympic Gold And Some Breakthrough Research

Journal Of Sports Technology: Special Issue On Australian Sports Technology

  Forthcoming Special Issue: Australian Sports Technology in Sports Technology The papers for the special issue of Sports Technology have been made available online  It’s a pretty good rollup for some of what’s happening in Australia in the lead up to the Australian Sports Technology Network annual conference in  November, where the printed  journal issue… Read More Journal Of Sports Technology: Special Issue On Australian Sports Technology

Australian Sports Technology Network Annual Conference, Friday Nov 2nd

The first Australian Sports Technology Network annual conference will be held on Friday, Nov 2nd. If you yo can come a day early then consider the Sports Tech. Innovation boot camp on Thursday, Nov 1st. But wait, there is more,  the day before on Wednesday 31st will be the ISEA Australian Chapter workshop (see http://www.sportsengineeringaustralia.com for… Read More Australian Sports Technology Network Annual Conference, Friday Nov 2nd

International Sports Engineering Workshop 2012

Wow! a nice collaboration between Institutions in the  UK, Germany and Australia, together with a cricket company! Well done boys Sports Equipment Design Workshop 17th to 28th September 2012, Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield Hallam University (SHU), Victoria University and Chemnitz University have set up collaboration between their undergraduate Sports Engineering / Technology courses. Accompanied by… Read More International Sports Engineering Workshop 2012

10,000 Steps, With A Little Help From The Lift

As a sports technology researcher, I have a drawer full of gadgets for measuring sports performance, many are self-made but there are quite a few commercial ones in the mix as well. These include cycle computers, watches and various sensors as well. Sometimes they are leftovers from old projects, sometimes something to evaluate or something… Read More 10,000 Steps, With A Little Help From The Lift