Who does not love to play and have fun? Sports have been a very significant aspect of human life and success. Also, with the rise of new techs there exist technologies that are useful for the field of sports and let us see the top ten among them.
1. INJURY PREVENTION TECHNOLOGY
An injury is a very famous thing in any physical activity. The injury prevention technology helps to improve the prevention and its recovery. It collects the data such as the biometrics and workload metrics to prevent the risk of any injury. The technology also helps the sportspersons to stay healthy and injury-free mostly during their plays.
2. WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY IN SPORTS
Wearable technologies are useful instruments for the sportspersons. Samsung was the first to introduce the wearable watch for the Gear Sport. There are currently lots of wearable bands available in the market. Polar wearable sport is clothing for the player tracking systems. The wearable technologies were from the year 2016. Lately, devices like GPS watches, fitness trackers, and other tracking devices are widely available.
3. BABOLAT PLAY
Babolat is an innovative tennis racket which can measure a player’s performance and aggregates the data on the smart device. It can give the detailing analyze of strength and weakness of the player. Babolat is the only sensor which can connect with a racket. Babolat can operate with Bluetooth of mobile phones, and the bat will give 5 LED lights to signal alerts and status.
Swim Tag helps for swimmers to save their data. Swimmers have to wear a wrist band, and from there the data is for transmission to the central hub which they can use with any device; then they can improve the swimming time and lengths and even share the data to their friends. Swim Tag is the latest wearable technology only for the swimmers.
Hawk-eye is a camera which is kept in various places around the ground which will show the small size objects traveling at high-speed. It will be useful in the tracking of replay systems. The Hawk-eye cameras are mainly in use for Tennis and Cricket.
6. SMART MAT
Smart Mat is a tracking device for yoga workouts. The Smart Mat is the world’s first yoga mat that helps to start and improve the yoga. This mat is a portable one with zipper closure.
Sensorial is a smart-sock to prevent the foot injuries for speed runners. The socks are built-in with sensors to inform the time and adjusting. When the connection is visible with the wireless devices like Bluetooth, the fabric will manually provide the updates and helps for injury-free running.
Skully is specially made for the bike racers to prevent head injuries. Skully is an advanced technological motorcycle helmet, which has a built-in display and spot camera facing rear view. Skully Fenix AR is made up of pure Carbon Fiber hence acts as a good shield.
9. VIDEO TECHNOLOGY
Video technology helps in sports like rugby, soccer, tennis, and football to take quick decisions. By having various cameras around the field, the players and the viewers can look out at the performance on screen and can make judgments and enjoy the game livelily.
10. HEART MONITOR
Heart monitor helps an athlete to help them plan the work, monitor targets according to the heart rate. It will help the athletes to track the progress and sustainability of their program. Some of the devices will help the players to alert the malnutrition, exhaustion, and dehydration. The simple wrist-like device or strap-on gadget helps the person about the workout accurately.