On Saturday Anna Swenn-Larsson won the silver medal in slalom with Michaela Schiffrin, USA in first place. Congratulations Anna! Annas support team, both spectators and team, went wild when this Swedish medal finally came in. The final days gave us warm and pleasant weather but it was for sure the memory of the medal that […]Read More 190218 Swedish silver medal to Anna Swenn-Larsson…and Austrias gold medalist Marcel Hirscher written into history!
(Photo: Internet of Sports) Team-event – today the alpine skiing team-event took place in Åre in the World Championship: the best skiers competed for their national teams on a slalom course. This is a very exciting and challenging event! The course is very short (it took around 25 seconds for each skier to get to […]Read More 190212 Science can make the difference also in World Championships team-event!
The World Championships in Aare have started as we all know! The past days have been very exciting and this is just the beginning! The first competitions already took place and the athletes are focused on their trainings: this is where our team took action. Filming the athletes on the slopes allows the coaches to […]Read More 190207 Sofie is supporting Ski Team Sweden from the mountain in Aare!
Artificiell Intelligence is taking over! Check out the AI picture that I made of Stockholm! And yes – we got a new case coming up with AI and Machine Learning, I will get back to this when we have started, very exciting and not as complicated as it sounds. I just got back form the […]Read More 181028 AI is taking over, and we got a new case coming up!
Artificial intelligence everywhere! I am spending some days in Stockholm to attend a huge event organized by Microsoft (the picture should give you an idea of the number of people that are here!): TechDays. Several experts from the American colossus are going to present the latest and most innovative technologies that Microsoft has developed and […]Read More 181025 Seen any talking robots around? My cool AI trip to Tech Days!
Christian, the skier, was very patient, keeping his position still inside the wind tunnel and allowing us to repeat the test several times. I can imagine why he was so focused: Christian, who has had one of his legs amputated when he was 5 years old, is dreaming of breaking a world record, reaching the […]Read More 180912 Breaking borders and world records with our science – in Newton Lab, Milan, Italy! And I met Christian…
Today, while I was flying to Milan, I saw a lot of airplanes taking off and landing at the airport and I was particularly interested in their shape, designed to be as aerodynamic as possible. To study aerodynamics is the reason why I now travel back to my home country Italy: Better aerodynamics means higher […]Read More 180910 A travel into aerodynamics
Final day of the tests this time around! Did you read Benedikt’s posts? If not, go and check them out: it has been a crucial week for our team and we succeeded! We are now one step closer to bring you an innovative product for cross-country skiing and biathlon! We have collected data from athletes […]Read More 180811 Tests in Oestersund – what´s next?
Olympic games are exciting and attractive: the best athletes in the world compete in order to become the number one in a certain discipline, from swimming to running, from skiing to snowboarding. After the Olympic games, another event ususally takes place: the Paralympics. These games are as fun as the others and can be even […]Read More 180801 Paralympics – very impressive, if you did not watch Zebastian Modin, you missed out badly!
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 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?
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?
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?
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!
Last week I was visiting Oslo, Norway. I met up with Associate Professor Matthias Gilgien that is a member of our team. We discussed the plans for our project in snowboarding – it is such an exciting project! Have you ever seen what snowboarders can do when they perform in freestyle competitions? The tricks they […]Read More 180626 Our snowboard project – not for the faint hearted?
Eyes and cameras on the World Cup! The World Cup is starting tomorrow and we are all waiting for the first match between Russia and Saudi Arabia! Besides fans, coaches and referees that will keep their eyes on the players during the whole competition – advanced technological tools will help them making their best and, […]Read More 180613 The video assistant comes alive on World Cup!
I am back with eSports in this post, it is such a fast growing market! Now I would like to describe how companies will take advantage of this. Since the interest in eSports is fairly new, the market is growing and changing quickly, giving new opportunities to start a business in this area. Of course, […]Read More 180525 Let us grow with eSports, fasten your seat belt…!
eSports are a new type of sports where athletes compete playing videogames. First of all, it is important to understand the world of eSports. There are different kinds of gaming modes, depending on the game: multiplayer, battle arena, etc. eAthletes can be seen in the same way as traditional athletes: winning a match means having fast […]Read More 180524 What is eSports?