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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Tracking & Managing Anxiety In Athletes

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

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.

iTraining: Real-Time Training For The Human Achilles Tendon

Congratulations David Lloyd and team on winning an ARC linkage grant with Phillips,  Noraxon and Orthocell. A very exciting project to push some great science out into the ambulatory environment using wearable technology. SABEL Labs are delighted to be working with you! Title: Intelligent training (iTraining) for the human Achilles tendon Administering OrganisationGriffith University Investigators  Prof… Read More iTraining: Real-Time Training For The Human Achilles Tendon