Silicon Valley sports tech firm, TuringSense, launched PIVOT yesterday selling the superior wearable know-how for tennis gamers. The PIVOT know-how makes use of a pack of wearable sensors hooked up to totally different areas of the physique or clothes versus a single sensor on a tennis racquet. TuringSense believes this know-how will lastly put one of many oldest sports again within the operating with different sports who’ve been shortly adopting know-how.
With PIVOT, TuringSense goals to offer on the spot biomechanical suggestions so tennis gamers can enhance their swings and stop accidents. The PIVOT know-how incorporates teaching information from Corridor of Fame coach, Nick Bollettieri, who has coached 10 #1-ranked gamers.
“I used to be captivated with utilizing know-how to assist gamers be damage free after sustaining quite a few accidents as a complicated tennis participant,” stated Dr. Joe Chamdani, co-founder, CTO and school participant (degree 5.5). “With an ideal workforce, many who are additionally superior athletes, and tenacity and onerous work, we created PIVOT. Its movement seize, evaluation and 3D capabilities let trainers cease at-danger strikes, stopping accidents.”
Helpful options of PIVOT embrace excessive-velocity 360-diploma full physique movement seize and superior biomechanical evaluation. Gamers will have the ability to analyze their footwork, physique place, elbow bend, knee bend, and extra. The know-how alerts gamers of improper method to stop patterns that trigger persistent accidents. The wi-fi know-how supplies actual-time suggestions immediately anyplace, anytime.
TuringSense’s Indiegogo marketing campaign hopes to boost $seventy five,000 to start the launch of PIVOT by means of a crowd funding marketing campaign. This comes shortly after the corporate raised $three million in funding$3 million in funding from three corporations from China and one American group.
Based on Dr. Limin, co-founder and CEO of TuringSense,“We have now three primary causes for leveraging Indiegogo to launch PIVOT. First, whereas our seed funding helps us speed up product improvement, crowdfunding ensures we will hold PIVOT reasonably priced, contribute to its mass manufacturing and permits us to donate merchandise to tennis foundations. Second, leveraging Indiegogo as a advertising platform – we’re excited to unveil PIVOT to Indiegogo’s sixteen million distinctive guests and its two million publication subscribers. As PIVOT is tennis-particular, we consider this highly regarded platform will assist us attain wider audiences past critical tennis gamers. Third, the extent of help we obtain on Indiegogo also can assist us gauge demand, and provides us a extra correct snapshot on the variety of models to supply throughout our first manufacturing spherical.”
Some incentives for early backers and tennis lovers to hitch the marketing campaign are every week of coaching and a private lesson with Bollettieri as properly getting the PIVOT Challenger Pack with a 38% low cost at $249.
TuringSense can also be targeted on giving again to the group. The corporate plans to donate to the USTA Basis every time a aim is reached. The inspiration helps serve goals for beneath-resourced youths, veterans, and ailing particular person via tennis schooling.
“Our academy is happy about PIVOT,” stated Richard Tompkins, proprietor of Tompkins Tennis Worldwide. “By figuring out corrective actions, PIVOT helps enhance method and stop accidents for gamers in any respect ranges. No matter talent, PIVOT will assist take your recreation to the subsequent degree. It’s really a recreation changer!”