02/17/2014, We can measure things like speed, reaction time, strength, and so on, but can we really measure the human spirit and determination? Perhaps will we find out next month as world famous table tennis player, Timo Boll, will be going head-to-head with Kuka KR Agilus. Table tennis fans are probably scratching their heads wondering who is this mysterious challenger. Well it is not a person, but a robot created by […]
02/06/2014, The Oculus Rift can be used for all sorts of things. Heck, it was only recently that the company announced that they would be co-publishing their first game in the form of EVE: Valkyrie which would in turn make it an exclusive for the headset as well. That being said, if you’re the sort of person who might be more into sports, say rugby for example, Wear the Rose could […]
01/26/2014, The other day we reported that Sony would be making their tennis sensor a reality. For those who are hearing about this for the first time, the Sony tennis sensor was a prototype device shown off during CES 2014 where a sensor is embedded into the base of the tennis racket. From there it will be able to gather data such as ball speed, accuracy, angle, and so on. Well […]
01/22/2014, Google Glass has seen many uses but it seems that the device will now be used by the Sacramento Kings to broadcast its games live to viewers around the world. As it stands the Sacramento Kings are also the first team to accept Bitcoin as a method of payment, and it looks like they have no problems embracing technology as they have also announced that Google Glass will be incorporated […]
01/20/2014, Earlier this month, Sony unveiled the tennis sensor at CES 2014. At the time of unveiling, Sony stated that the device was merely a prototype as opposed to an actual product that consumers could go out and purchase for themselves. Well the good news is that it looks like the response must have been good enough where Sony has decided to actually turn the tennis sensor into reality. Dubbed the […]
11/15/2013, While some of us might have been born with the talent to shoot hoops, some of us aren’t and have to work our way towards getting better. However with technology becoming more integrated in our everyday lives, there have been a couple of solutions one could seek in order to improve their game. Vibrado is another one of them. The wearable technology is essentially a sleeve that players can wear […]
06/12/2013, The WNBA used the referee camera recently, giving viewers a first-hand look at the game.
04/30/2013, Google Glass might be designed for the average user in mind, but what if one were an athlete who demanded more sports oriented information to be displayed in front of them? Well we guess that’s where Instabeat comes in. Instabeat, which as you can imagine from the photo above, is a device designed for swimmers in mind where a sensor is strapped to the swimmer’s goggles in which performance information […]
04/19/2013, While golf might seem like a “relaxing” sort of game, there are subtle nuances to it that will help separate the pros from the newbies. If you’re just getting into the game and you’re looking for a way to help improve your swing technique, mobile sports performance evaluation developers, Mobiplex, has announced the availability of their ProView app, which when paired with their wireless motion sensor, claims to help you […]
03/08/2013, Fans of sports have always been trying their best to get as close to the action as they possibly could. They buy tickets to games with the closest seat possible and buy the largest HDTVs so they can see every bit of the action as close as possible. One thing that has yet to be considered in sports is to strap a camera on the referee since they’re always in […]
02/12/2013, Under Armour Inc. is all poised to launch its new performance activity monitoring equipment under the brand Armour39 TM in March 2013. The system consists of a chest strap equipped with sensors and sends data to an app on the user’s phone. Optionally consumers have a choice of buying a watch that shows the same information. Armour 39 calculates “Willpower” which means that the system measures heart rate, calories burned, […]
02/11/2013, Nike has announced that Fuelband for Android was not under development right now. This is without a doubt a big disappointment for Android users who were looking forward to using Nike's Fuelband wrist device.
01/07/2013, At CES 2013, Monster is updating its line of sports earphones with three models that will succeed the Monster iSport Immersion which was introduced last year. This time, they have three models called iSport Victory, iSport Intensity and iSport Strive. All three address a specific market of active users who need earphones that are impervious to water (yes you can swim with those if you want), but there are differences:
12/11/2012, If you’re into wakeboarding or jet skiing, then perhaps these concept called the Flyboard might be something you wish would be made a reality. Designed by Jurmol Yao, this contraption seems to be a meeting of the wakeboard and jet ski fused into a single device, and according to its design, it comes with a propulsion system that has been built directly into the bottom of the board! Presumably this […]