Sports Tech

Fitbit Versa comes to SA

-April 20th, 2018
Product photography of Versa Black hero with clock screen

Earlier this week, Fitbit announced the Versa smartwatch - the company’s lightest smartwatch to date, featuring a battery life of up to four days and cross platform capability.

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SAP goes into esports with Team Liquid

-April 20th, 2018

SAP has announced a sponsorship deal with Team Liquid to work with it on co-developing software based on in-game data, which will help Team Liquid analyse performance and achieve greater precision in areas like team and player performance.

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The Tech secret behind Spanish soccer triumph

-March 7th, 2018
Foto LaLiga 6

Spanish football clubs are cleaning up in European soccer, but it’s not only their ball skills that give them an edge. Technology is playing a major role, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Olympics face massive cyber threats

-February 19th, 2018

The Olympics Games have almost always been used to introduce innovative technologies intended to make the sporting events more efficient. And given the role that IT plays in the events, cybercriminals are likely to see them as a massive opportunity.

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Science meets shoe

-January 30th, 2018

The Nike React is designed to give runners more cushion from stride impacts, feel light underfoot and also be able to withstand wear and tear.

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CES: Black Box VR named show’s best start-up

-January 22nd, 2018

Black Box VR has been declared Best Startup of CES 2018 for its resistance-based virtual reality fitness experience.

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Garmin’s new vivofit claims year’s battery life

-January 10th, 2018

Garmin has recently unveiled its vívofit 4 activity tracker that boasts an exception one year year batter life without needn’t to be charged. It also features a colour display than can be read in direct sunlight.

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Biometrics power Volvo Ocean Race team

-December 11th, 2017
team AkzoNobel

Team AkzoNobel has partnered with SAP aimed at helping the sailors to optimize their performance using IoT provided by the SAP Leonardo IoT Edge technology to track their fitness levels and degree of exhaustion during racing.

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Canon plans virtual camera

-October 2nd, 2017

Canon has announced its Free Viewpoint Video System allowing the recording of sporting events in 3D.

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TomTom Sports now tells your Fitness Age

-September 7th, 2017

TomTom has launched Fitness Age, Fitness Points and Personalised Workouts across their sports watch range. Combined, these features give users the tools they need to work out smarter, achieve their fitness goals faster and live a healthier lifestyle.

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