Sports Technology Archive

Jabulani: Sports Technology Pinnacle, or Failure?

The controversy surrounding the infamous Jabulani soccer ball, used during the FIFA 2010 World Cup tournament, evoked responses from every one involved, from the players and ADIDAS through to the US space guild, NASA. Yes, you heard that right! Amid criticism – as well as support – for the (probably) most carefully engineered sports equipment

Choosing the Right Sports Equipment

Performance and efficiency are two of the many major parameters any experienced sports trainer or businessman would see as the measurable outputs of any sportsperson in a game. Although most of the output depends on the player’s skill, stamina, and no small amount of panache, sports equipment, fabrics and other gears are increasingly becoming paramount,

Four Stadium Techs for High Turnout

Wireless Connectivity How do you ensure that your audience returns to your stadium to watch their favourite game? The answer would be – by connecting them with your arena and with one another. And not just fans, but also internal staff, vendors, contractors, press and luxury suite guests. Keeping the young audience engaged is difficult.

Building a Connected Sports Venue

It is projected that in the future, each one of us will have 26 connected devices that will generate enough data for running a connected business. When you enter a sports venue, the general categories of connected devices start to become obvious. These can divided into two – mobile devices and arena IT devices. There

Turf Protection and Ice Conversion Covers

Sports venues are increasingly becoming modular with rising demand for safer surfaces that enhance game play. Sports arenas nowadays are also being used as multipurpose fields either for hosting a different sport than usual or for events other than sports. These demands can be fulfilled by specialized polymer covers that can be laid above turfs