Tagged: Baseball

Gatorade and Bryce Harper join hands to bring virtual reality experience to the fans

Gatorade Virtual Reality Experience

For those who are not good at baseball, but still want to experience the feeling of a baseball player on the pitch, Gatorade has come up with something amazing for you. The sports-themed beverage manufacturer has collaborated with Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper to release a 3-minute, 360-degree Virtual Reality Experience video. The VR will give fans the chance to see, feel and hear what Mr. Harper feels, hears and sees on the pitch while trying to hit the ball out of the park.
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US teen builds laser-based automatic baseball umpire to become better pitcher

Laser baseball umpire

There is an endless debate on use of robot umpires to replace or assist on-field umpires to call ‘ball or strike’ in baseball. That however has not stopped a 13-year-old Virginia-based soon-to-be eighth grader from developing an automatic umpire to help him and other young baseball players to become better pitchers. There are thousands of kids across the United States who play baseball at some level; unlike most of them content with the present facilities, Nick Anglin built himself a laser-equipped umpire called Strikey Sensors that indicates a ball or strike. Read More…

Motus Motion Sleeve prevents ball pitcher injuries in baseball

Motus Pitcher sleeve for baseball pitchers

Motus Pitcher sleeve with embedded pint-sized sensors

Baseball is surely a fun game for fans and strikers, but is it that much fun for pitchers who have to pitch the ball? As a baseball fan you might love the fiery delivery from the pitcher, but every time they throw the ball, they are increasing the changes of inducing pitch-related injuries that require Tommy John surgery. To get over this a Florida-based company has come to the forte with an ingenious solution called Motus Pitcher Sleeve which is in its prototype stage. This wearable gadget has accelerometer and gyroscope sensors that track the elbow and arm movement while pitching, and most importantly keeps a track of the forces acting on ulnar collateral ligament.
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Improve baseball, tennis and golf game with smartphone compatible Zepp 3D motion sensor

Zepp 3D motion sensor for golf tennis and baseball

Improving your outdoor sports has got even more tech savvy with gizmos that help you analyze nifty little details to achieve perfection. A new entrant into this niche market is Zepp Sensor that helps golf, tennis and basketball players in fine tuning their game with data that makes sense presented in three different games. The 3D motion sensor is designed keeping in mind the requirement of athletes and can be used in conjunction with your tablet or smartphone anywhere, anytime. Zepp motion sensor measures about 1-inch square and weights 6.3 grams which is huge advantage as it can be mounted on baseball/softball bat, tennis racket or golf glove to analyze baseball swings, tennis swings and golf swings wit the help of in-built ARM processor.
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World’s first bubblegum flavored mouthguards protect your teeth from getting knocked out

You definitely would never want your kid to have broken teeth, swollen lips or cracked jaws while playing rough sports like boxing, rugby, baseball, snowboarding etc. That is why we have the good old mouthguards to ensure maximum protection but kids don’t like them much and would want to avail any chance of getting them out of their mouth when you are not around. For this very reason MoGo Sport has invented a new kind of mouthguards that kids would want to have in their mouth even when they are not fighting it out in the ring!
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