For new skiers, keeping your skis straight can be a major challenge.
For downhill skiing experts, minute changes in ski positions can mean the difference between winning and losing.
A new system developed by Austrian firm, Abatec, can give ski position feedback via RFID to coaches in realtime while the skier goes down the slopes.
After a run, skiers can look at their runs and see what needs to be optimized during runs.
There’s no reason such a technology couldn’t be adopted to measure foot position on lugers to detect when the sled is sliding, or for other sports where minute changes in body orientation can translate into large changes in performance.
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RFID Ski Position Feedback System
- By: Michael PlishkaMar 4, 2009