Soccer is the most popular sport in the world and a very healthy one at that. But many children stop playing sports all together after the age of 13. The InsideCoach Smart Soccer Ball Trainer hopes to encourage kids to play longer, by making the game more fun through their innovative new technology that challenges players and their friends to build on their skills in real time.
The ball and its mobile app companion were designed to be the world’s smartest soccer ball. The sensors in the ball provide real time data to the app, which is compatible with iPhone or Android via wifi or a wireless network, enabling a long range connection. The app is then able to record an array of stats: ball touches, passes, dribbling, juggling, force, trajectory, spin, and overall playtime. Data collection is just the first part of what makes this new technology great for any soccer player.
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