The Wilson X Connected Football is a smart football that follows hot on the heels of the smart basketball released by the company last year.
This smart football is equipped with special sensors that can measure things like speed, spin and distance. It can detect when it has been caught or dropped and can transmit pertinent information to a companion smartphone app via Bluetooth. Wilson says that the ball is a response to the competition that sports face from video games in getting kids' attention.
Football is a sport that has always been at the forefront of embracing technological innovations, and this continues to be the case at the grassroots and amateur levels with the introduction of the Wilson X Connected ball, which enables children to blend their love of technology with a healthy, sports-oriented lifestyle.
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