Running Apps That Do More Than Track Our Running (2023 Edition)
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by Julian Chua
6M ago
Most people who run will use a running app to track their running. But is that all running apps could do? Here we share 4 different things that apps could do for your running besides recording your run. From navigating training plans to running routes, and using your smartphone camera to find your ideal running shoes and running posture. Read more about it ..read more
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Backyard League Gaming Baseball Review
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by Julian Chua
1y ago
Backyard League is a Gaming Baseball that is targeted at kids from 6-14 to encourage them to play outdoors. The sensor embedded Gaming Ball works together with an interactive app and tracks different throwing activities and scores them based on speed, height and timings. Here we share our thoughts on the different aspects of the product after trying it for a few months ..read more
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Sports Tech Shoutouts 2022 06
Sports Technology Blog
by Julian Chua
1y ago
In this edition of shoutouts, I decided to focus on wearable sensors. Sensors that measure the vertical height (of a jump), that can analyse swimming technique, that measures sweat loss and track metabolic fitness. One of them has been around for close to ten years while the others are just starting out. Find out more below ..read more
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Sports Tech Shoutouts 2022 05
Sports Technology Blog
by Julian Chua
1y ago
In this edition of shoutouts, we talk about the World Cup Official Match Ball and how it is embedded with technology for the first time. There's also a GPS guidance module for athletes with a visual impairment, a sports app that lets scorekeepers track basketball match stats with their voice and a "video game" that helps soccer players train their decision making skills. Read more below ..read more
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Sports Tech Shoutouts 2022 04
Sports Technology Blog
by Julian Chua
2y ago
For this edition of shoutouts, we talk about a table tennis phone app that uses computer vision to track a player's performance, a soccer sensor in the form of a shin guard and a novel mental performance training app that will make mental training much more accessible. Plus some sports tech events you should be aware of. Read more below ..read more
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Wearable Soccer (Football) Sensors That Track Shots, Passes And More
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by Julian Chua
2y ago
Athlete tracking and monitoring using positional tracking is pretty standard in soccer (football). Most of the tracking devices rely on GPS and are worn in a sports vest. They provide lots of useful metrics to coaches that is helpful for monitoring overall performance and potentially reducing risk of injury. But what they don't do is track what the players are doing with their feet. That's where Soccer (Football) sensors step in and fill that gap. Read on to learn about the different wearable sensors designed to help players better understand their on-field abilities ..read more
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Sports Tech Shoutouts 2022 03
Sports Technology Blog
by Julian Chua
2y ago
In this edition, we have three very different and distinct shoutouts. One is a smart training system in a very fast paced game that is now available globally. While another is a wearable robotic device that can be for rehab or used as a daily prosthesis; and it is pretty life changing. Thirdly, it is this really innovative approach to reducing traumatic brain injuries and it is doing a better job than helmets alone. Find out more below ..read more
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Sports Tech Shoutouts 2022 02
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by Julian Chua
2y ago
In this edition of shoutouts, we have an interesting mix of sensor technology, integrations to streamline analysis, and simulation technology to optimise equipment design. Find out more below ..read more
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Sports Tech Shoutouts – 2022 01
Sports Technology Blog
by Julian Chua
2y ago
In our first sports tech shoutouts for 2022, we cover the application of wearable sensors, data analytics and tracking with smartphone cameras in a number of different sports. Find out more below ..read more
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Sports Tech Shoutouts – Closing 2021
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by Julian Chua
2y ago
As we close off 2021, we want to do a last shoutout to three startups (coincidentally all based in Australia) and highlight the exciting things they are doing with data, analytics, and smart algorithms that track an athlete’s performance and subsequently having a strategy for growth. We reckon all coaches and aspiring athletes should find out about them ..read more
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