Just launched on Indiegogo, PrecisionWEAR is an AI based wearable that provides the type of sports analytics only available to professionals.
Primarily intended for athletes who want to maximise their performance and reduce the risk of muscular injuries, the system consists of three components. The first is a sports tracker which is meant to be worn on the back of an accompanying lightweight vest. It captures data and interprets the loads and stressors affecting the body during training.
Because its located at the centre of the torso, unlike fitness trackers it can track whole body motion. A heart rate monitor is also integrated into the vest for a more complete insight into a users performance. The wearable captures a total of 21 different metrics including stride imbalances, force, velocity and the impact of various movements.
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All this is communicated via Bluetooth and WiFi to the accompanying smartphone app. This is where the AI crunches the data and dishes out actionable recommendations.
“It’s been great trialling PrecisionWEAR. As a funded athlete, I had access to high level sports science support, but as injuries and time took its toll, I lost access to that lottery funding and access to that level of support to keep me performing at my peak,” said European Medallist and brand ambassador Jenny Meadows.
“Having PrecisionWEAR in that period would’ve been game changing for me, and is definitely something millions of other athletes can benefit from.”
In term of tech specs, the wearable comes with a 200Hz accurate motion sensor, 18Hz “True Sampling”, use of GPS, GLONASS and GALILEO, 32 MB memory and 2 CPUs. Battery life is around 10 hours.
Price: $184 and up
$2,416 raised out of $30,000 goal
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Estimated delivery: June 2018