20 May '16, 8pm

Smart Dampener Moves Tennis Motion Sensors Closer to the Action

Smart Dampener Moves Tennis Motion Sensors Closer to the Action

Smart rackets that allow tennis players to track and analyze their strokes have been around for a while. I saw the $200 Smart Tennis Sensor from Sony at the January 2016 CES, sensor expert Karen Lightman wrote about the Babolat motion tracking tennis rackets (about $200 to $400) in IEEE Spectrum in February. The Babolat tennis sensors are built into rackets; the Sony tennis sensors fit into the handles of certain compatible rackets. In both cases, you are likely to have to buy a new racket if you want to start tracking your game, which seemed to me like a pretty significant barrier for the casual athlete. But both those gadgets have been out for a couple of years, years in which the electronics you need to make them—motion sensors, microprocessors, Bluetooth radios, and batteries—have gotten smaller and more powerful. So I wasn’t particularly surprised to see a new, and cl...

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