A new virtual reality technology has launched to help soccer teams not only spot new talent, but also improve player performance and mental sharpness during rehabilitation from injury.
Mi-Hiepa Scout uses a limb tracking system that analyzes the movement of a player’s feet and shins in VR as is applied to individual drills. The creators say that this approach means that for the first time talent spotters can produce rapid, standardized, measurable and comparable results. In addition to this, they say a club’s existing talent can have their rehabilitation from injury tracked and improved.
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