Intel has teamed up with the X Games once more for the Austin video games this coming June, to stream actual-time knowledge from every athlete’s efficiency. They did comparable work on the X Games Aspen to create recreation altering evaluation for the followers, coaches and athletes. At the Aspen video games, Intel hooked up a small gadget referred to as, an Intel Curie, to athletes and their gear.
The Curie is concerning the measurement of a Lego, is low-powered, and could be hooked up to any shifting half, whether or not that’s the board or the athlete. This collects knowledge on the athlete’s efficiency, together with velocity, diploma of rotation, leap peak, and pressure measurement on takeoff and touchdown. Then the efficiency knowledge is utilized in actual-time for followers to see on-website and at residence on the stay broadcast.
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At the X Games this summer time in Austin, Intel plans to do what they did for the winter video games, however as an alternative of attaching to boards, they may connect the Curie to the rider’s bikes, helmets and skateboards. And just like the winter X Games the identical knowledge shall be collected. Brian Krzanich, Intel CEO defined how the Curie system will permit for extra informative saying. “Corporations like ESPN and their announcers will get the identical knowledge despatched in actual time… they will begin speaking about much more knowledge.”
Every athlete could have a small holder on their bike or helmet the place the Curie can slide into, very similar to a GoPro mount. Then the small gadget is positioned within the mount and collects knowledge through the race. Tim Reed, VP of X Games stated, “There are lots of spins they usually occur fairly fast, so truly having actual time graphics will permit the proclaims, followers, and viewers at house to raised perceive these things.”
One of many worries of the gadget was that the X Games is a big occasion and it might be troublesome to transmit knowledge. However Intel arrange a number of receivers all through the course to seize the info. One other difficulty that they had in the course of the Aspen video games, one they gained’t have this summer time, is that they needed to cope with snow. They needed to redesign the system to face up to the weather, and it labored.
Though there are a whole lot of techniques involving health trackers available on the market, the Curie is totally different as a result of it has the power to measure so many various actions and talk date stay, permitting for speedy suggestions and fast comparability of knowledge. Athletes and coaches can see how their turns or jumps examine to different athletes.