Goodmorning! The helicopters have left the field outside my window for another day fighting wildfires. They are amazing! So….check out the link below! My favourite innovation is the sensor technology to prevent injuries. Sensors can be used for so many things, and our project scientists are constantly trying different kinds to create ground breaking new […]Read More 180729 Sensors will tell me before I get an injury – wow, I can´t wait to hear their voices!
Check this out! It is a taste of what can be done to make sports and exercise so much more fun! This home run derby was dominated by kids – what a great way to get everyone into exercise. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYS67APstdURead More 180728 Kids dominate in Virtual Reality home runs! Check it out!
No, it is not going to rain inside your gym! Clouds are starting to be used more frequently in training environments. The clouds I am talking about are a kind of technological tool that, working with sensors, apps and Internet allows us to record, process, store, share different information as data. Technology is going to […]Read More 180727 Clouds are approaching your gym
The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) has become extremely popular! It is like a powerful storm blowing horizontal crossing all different areas from sports (Internet of sports) to any industry. I was just thinking how incredibly fast it goes, development seems faster than the speed of light. Healthcare and exercise – one of […]Read More 180725 Healthcare and exercise – here comes Medical Internet of Things
The Cybathlon is a competition for challenged people, who, supported by some of the most advanced assistive devices (powered prostheses, powered wheelchairs etc) take part of different kinds of disciplines, trying to be the best in performing tasks that they have to face in the everyday life. This event represents an opportunity for athletes to […]Read More 180724 When disabilities does not matter: Heard of Cybathlon?
The project has released its first case in co-operation with the regional company Trangia, an amazing company by the way – their famous outdoor product has not been changed or re-designed for 70 years+, and now our project got the honor of making it high tech – but without changing anything on the product of […]Read More 180722 Trangia – an amazing product going cyber…? First outdoor case released by our project!
The Swedish Championships just finished on our home turf in Oestersund, yes – this is a region where lots of great things are happening. Check the new high tech for mountain bikes presented at Eurobike 2018 – this handle bar could have been made by us! (unfortunately it was not, but check it out on […]Read More 180721 Swedish Championships in mountainbike just finished – MTB is going high tech!
One of the goals of our Internet of Sports project is to contribute to public health. I have always been into competitive sports, I started when I was 2 years old and continued with several different sports and also studied to become a physical trainer. Sports on all levels is a lifestyle, and if you […]Read More 180721 Can sports make me live longer?
Virtual reality baseball coach How many of you are into baseball? Playing? Watching? Being a baseball batter is not easy: you have to face the opposing pitcher, observe the pitcher’s movements, recognize the ball’s trajectory and react in order to throw the ball as far as possible to produce offense for your team. However, all […]Read More 180720 Virtual Reality baseball coach…cool?
I found something really interesting that I would like to share with you, and it made me think about the students that will join our case teams after Summer – they sounded brilliant when we interviewed them, but what is really the status between their ears? Of course we like them to be stable, brainy, […]Read More 180719 Hey, students – what is the status between your ears?
These sunny days are great for inspiration! I was just taking a look at sports arenas to see what we can learn from the world. It is all very high tech, but I like it – and would like to see it at our home arena in Ostersund, Sweden. We just need a lot more […]Read More 180719 The most hot stadiums in the world – and support our own!
Are you competing or exercising to stay healthy? When I write my posts, I try talking about as many sports as possible, so that I can target as many people as possible and make you all get closer to sports and physical exercise. Today I want to introduce to our readers a device that can […]Read More 180718 More high tech, but simple…sensors in your mouth might make sports safer!
What do you think about “hot dog eating contests”? Today I want to write about an unusual competition! Hot dog eating contests! What do you think if I say that sensors are the special ingredient? Well, I am not talking about eating sensors, but somebody has thought about using them in order to make these […]Read More 180716 The era of sensorized hot dogs! What does it taste…juicy and fresh?
That´s how we role! The Östersund based company Marsblade with its brilliant ideas in making rollerblades and hockey blades even more smoothe and peak performing – is about to be digitalized further! One day you will be able to trace down your fellow “marsbladers” around the world, and to join a community of excitement! From […]Read More 180712 If you dont know what a “marsblader” is….where you really born?
Biathlete Johan Bergman assisting in the feedback tests described in the previous post. Looking forward to our test week in August, it is great to see all the accomplishments and the obsticles that we constantly beat and win over – new development is kind of magic. Just to remind you, our region is holding two […]Read More 180711 At the World Championships arena in Östersund
The project Internet of Sports is a driver in development of sports technology! Here some great scenes from the development testing today at the upcoming World Championships arena, Stadium in Oestersund. Doctor Benedikt Fasel is attaching one of the sensors on ski-university biathlon athlete Johan Bergman’s rifle, making sure that it is placed in an […]Read More 180711 Tests of some awesome new Sports Tech!
Sport can be mixed with science, technology, engineering, and other education in a great way, and we have to use it more often. Football team Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan means that training kids in sportsmanship and physical activity goes well with a dose of science and innovation. So he hosted an “All Pro 2.0 Football […]Read More 180710 Who is first with a fierce high tech ski camp?
Today I want to talk about one of my biggest passions: skateboarding. When possible, I practice it myself and those who have tried performing tricks know the strong commitment that is required in this discipline. Learning a new trick means repeating the same movements for days, weeks or even months. Since I like tech gadgets, in particular for sports, […]Read More 180710 From one skateboarder to another – track your tricks!
Do you know what exoskeletons are? They are wereable devices, similar to an armour, that can enhance your strength and endurance – like Doctor Octopus’s exoskeleton! They can usually be found in military, medical and insustrial applications, however, today I want to talk about a very special exoskeleton! Roam robotics has developed a ski exoskeleton […]Read More 180709 I am a superhero while skiing! Check out exoskeletons!