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US Army and Marine Corps PowerWalk into wearable battery trials

US Army and Marine Corps PowerWalk into wearable battery trials | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
The US army and Marine Corps are taking wearable batteries into the field. Vancouver-based tech company Bionic Power will soon supply troops with its PowerWalk Kinetic Energy Harvester, a lightweight device worn around the knee that recharges batteries while soldiers walk.
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SportTechie Startup Profile Series: KINEO Is A Cutting Edge Robotic Training And Rehab Machine

SportTechie Startup Profile Series: KINEO Is A Cutting Edge Robotic Training And Rehab Machine | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
SportTechie Startup Profile Series: KINEO Is A Cutting Edge Robotic Training And Rehab Machine
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Tony Kanaan gets a grip with new shirt technology

Tony Kanaan gets a grip with new shirt technology | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
Occasionally, Tony Kanaan does what many drivers on I-465 in Indianapolis do every day — he grips the steering wheel too hard.
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Allyson Felix's 2016 Olympic Journey: Made In Part By 3D Printed Shoes

Allyson Felix's 2016 Olympic Journey: Made In Part By 3D Printed Shoes | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
Allyson Felix's 2016 Olympic Journey: Made In Part By 3D Printed Shoes that should give her a technological advantage over competition.
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Fashion Technology – Predictions For 2016

Fashion Technology – Predictions For 2016 | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
Fashion Technology - Predictions For 2016. Fashion technology brings embedded sensors, flexible, washable fabrics and wearables for all.
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Disney Research » RapID: A Framework for Fabricating Low-Latency Interactive Objects with RFID Tags

Disney Research » RapID: A Framework for Fabricating Low-Latency Interactive Objects with RFID Tags | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
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Microsoft Research wants to pit you against virtual swimmers

Microsoft Research wants to pit you against virtual swimmers | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
You don't need other people to swim, but a Microsoft Research project can spice up your swimming routine by putting you in or pitting you against virtua
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Halo is building a wearable to make athletes better, stronger, faster

Halo is building a wearable to make athletes better, stronger, faster | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
Halo Neuroscience wants to build a new category of wearable. Not for passively tracking human activity, as so many existing wearables are, but for actively..
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This Flawless Man-Made Wave Pool Looks Like a Surfer's Dream

This Flawless Man-Made Wave Pool Looks Like a Surfer's Dream | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
Kelly Slater, 11-time world surfing champion, has engineered a perfect, repeatable wave that will make you want to take up surfing.​
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BMW Puts Their Engineering Expertise To Work For The U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Team For The 2016 Rio Olympics

BMW Puts Their Engineering Expertise To Work For The U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Team For The 2016 Rio Olympics | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
BMW Puts Their Engineering Expertise To Work For The U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Team For The 2016 Rio Olympics
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The InBody Band fitness tracker can measure your body composition

The InBody Band fitness tracker can measure your body composition | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
Most fitness trackers are all about numbers. How many steps did you take? How many flights of stairs did you climb? How many projected calories did you burn?..
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Can This Bike Helmet Mean an End to Lost Riders?

Can This Bike Helmet Mean an End to Lost Riders? | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
The beacon, which Recco calls a reflector, doesn’t need batteries and isn’t even accessible to the wearer. You don’t turn it on or off, it’s just there, about the size of a stick of gum and weighing all of four grams, and if you get caught in an avalanche in or near a ski area, the patrol or local search and rescue may very well be able to find you.
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Whipper Is The World's First Climbing Performance Tracker

Whipper Is The World's First Climbing Performance Tracker | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
Whipper Is The World's First Climbing Performance Tracker for the outdoor enthusiasts that want to train while they explore.
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Samsung Develops 'Blind Cap' For Swimmers

Samsung Develops 'Blind Cap' For Swimmers | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it

Samsung and Cheil Spain have teamed up and created a swim cap that is designed for the benefit of blind swimmers. The cap automatically will alert swimmers with a small vibrating sensor when they are getting close to the wall to either finish the race, or do a flip turn.

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First flexible, wearable patch capable of monitoring biochemical and electric signals

First flexible, wearable patch capable of monitoring biochemical and electric signals | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
It's not quite the tricorder from Star Trek, but researchers responsible for a new wearable patch that can monitor the body's biochemical and electrical signals at the same time say their first-of-its-kind device could be a step in that direction.
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As The Sport Of Gymnastics Becomes More Advanced, 3D Laser Sensors Might Be The Best Way To Judge Competition

As The Sport Of Gymnastics Becomes More Advanced, 3D Laser Sensors Might Be The Best Way To Judge Competition | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
As The Sport Of Gymnastics Becomes More Advanced, 3D Laser Sensors Might Be The Best Way To Judge Competition and take pressure off judges.
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Hand Movement Restored to Paralyzed Man | Engineering360

Hand Movement Restored to Paralyzed Man | Engineering360 | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
A paralyzed man regains hand movement through a chip implanted in his brain.
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Hyundai's new wearable robot turns you into a mech pilot

Hyundai's new wearable robot turns you into a mech pilot | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
South Korean automaker Hyundai has unveiled what is apparently a new robotic exoskeleton. In a blog post the company compares its "wearable robot" prototype to an Iron Man suit, saying it give
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Nike Unveils Microclimate Chair for Fast Sports Recovery

Nike Unveils Microclimate Chair for Fast Sports Recovery | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
Nike has unveiled their latest invention in sports recovery technology. The Microclimate Chair can heat and cool multiple places at the same time.
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City planners tap into wealth of cycling data from Strava tracking app

City planners tap into wealth of cycling data from Strava tracking app | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
Seventy-six cities and regions are using Strava Metro data to help assess and shape transport policy
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Kiwis' kit makes walking electric - National - NZ Herald News

Kiwis' kit makes walking electric - National - NZ Herald News | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
Kiwi scientists have unveiled wearable technology that can be powered by your own body motion - and it may eventually be possible to self-charge your smartphone. - New Zealand Herald
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3D-printed surfboard fins shape the future of customized rides

3D-printed surfboard fins shape the future of customized rides | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
With a view to bringing bespoke rides to more surfers, Australian researchers are 3D printing fins that can be tailored to individuals and their local waves.
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German Paralympian hoping to cycle with 3D-printed leg at Rio Games

German Paralympian hoping to cycle with 3D-printed leg at Rio Games | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
German paralympic cyclist Denise Schindler hopes to race with a 3D-printed leg prosthesis in Rio de Janeiro in September.
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Puma built a fast robot to race fast humans

Puma built a fast robot to race fast humans | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
If you're an athlete sponsored by Puma, you're about to get a new toy. The shoe company partnered with ad agency J. Walter Thompson New York to create the Puma BeatBot, a self-driving robo
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Integrated Printed Sensors Turn Clothes Into Body Monitors |

Integrated Printed Sensors Turn Clothes Into Body Monitors | | Sports Engineering | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC in Würzburg, Germany have developed new printable sensors that can be integrated into clo
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