Access to sports content of various sorts has always been a sticky subject for cord-cutters -- those who eschew traditional cable for set-top boxes and video streaming services. For NFL fans, that issue has been addressed in part by the National Football League, which today revealed that both Roku and Amazon has become distribution partners for NFL Now.
You didn’t think Adidas was going to stop making smart device with a smart watch, did you? Today they’ve brought on the Adidas miCoach SMART BALL, made to bring an intelligent - data driven - look at dead-ball kick training. The most popular sport in the world can now merge with the digital world in a way never before available straight from the ball.
Need an action cam that can withstand drops and a dip in the pool? Rollei’s newest offering can do all that and then some. Their rugged S30 camera offers shock resistance, a waterproof case, and can take your punishment while snapping 1080p video.
The weather has turned favorable enough in many locations for hitting the golf course, and NewSpin Golf aims to make sure your at the top of your game. Using a combination of a Bluetooth sensor called the SwingSmart and an accompanying app, golfers can see their swings analyzed in a 3D view.
Each time a "Madden" game is released, football addicts flock to the title like insects to a bug-zapper. This year in Madden 15, the group responsible for pushing the title to the next level is making certain their audience expands - not just with gameplay enhancements, but with graphics as well. Realism is about to get a boost, that is to say.
If you like to record life in HD, but don’t want a bulky camera in your way, the Pyle eXpo Sports Camera may be for you. The tiny hi-resolution camera records up to 1080p, and sports a 4x zoom feature. IT can also be operated remotely, leaving you free to do as you please while snapping pics or recording the action.
There’s nothing like a good virtual currency-based NASCAR to get your morning started right. The folks at Phil Parsons Racing have let us know that they’re releasing photos today of the first Dogecoin-funded NASCAR vehicle.
Mapping and navigation company TomTom has just launched the latest in its line of GPS-enabled sports accessories. Aside from keeping tabs on your location, the Runner Cardio GPS also monitors your heart rate so that you can best adjust your training regimen.
All eyes are focused on what promises to be the world’s first ‘Championship for Robot-Assisted Parathletes’. Switzerland will play host to Cybathlon, an Olympics for bionic athletes with a tech slant. The event will be held in 2016 and is open to 'racing pilots' with disabilities. Those using assistive devices, including robotics, get a chance to use the latest technology in competitive sporting events.
This week the folks behind SmartMio are aiming to bring some extra in-depth fitness tracking to the public. They’ll be doing this with EMS, or Electrical Muscle Stimulation, also known as Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation or NEMS. In practice, this means that the SmartMio device won’t just be on your person, it’ll be attached to your body, sending nerve impulses "to engage your muscles during a workout."
The NBA is always out to get more data that it can share with fans to get them more involved in the sport. One of the ways that the NBA is looking to get data that allows fans and teams alike to visualize movement during the game is by putting sensors on players and inside the ball. The images you see here are the visualizations of the data captured by the sensor.