Wearable Experiments has collaborated with the Dutch Ladies 7’s rugby team, to produce a line of player-connected rugby jerseys. This piece of wearable sports technology is called the 'NL Fan Jersey' and it uses high-tech sensors to help fans connect with players like never before.
In order for the wearable technology to work, both fans and athletes will need to wear the connected rugby jerseys. The garments will be synced through a type of sports technology, which is able to transmit emotions and the sensation of physical activity through a series of haptic feedback motors. This means that fans will be able to experience the same feelings of exhaustion and adrenaline that the players are experiencing.
The smart technology ultimately allows players to develop emotional and physical connections to their fans, which helps to heighten the overall sporting experience.