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Asics releases trainer with the world’s smallest carbon footprint
With the launch of its Gel-Lyte III CM 1.95 trainer, Asics has unveiled a sneaker with the world’s lowest carbon footprint. As the name suggests, the shoe emits 1.95kg CO2e across its lifecycle. This is significantly less than the lowest CO2e sneakers currently available on the market, based on available ...
Slinger completes acquisition of sports AI provider Gameface
Sports technology company Slinger announced the completion of its acquisition of gameface.ai, a provider of artificial intelligence (AI) for sports. Gameface.ai’s platform, which has been recognized by FIFA, World Football Summit Asia, and MIT’s Sloan Sports Analytics Conference for the accuracy of its technology, provides both technical (biomechanics) and tactical ...
MIT researchers develop a programmable digital fiber
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( MIT ) have tested what is thought to be the first fiber with digital system capabilities. It is able to sense, store and process activity data digitally after being incorporated within a shirt. Fabrics with digital system capabilities could be used in ...
MIT researchers unveils smart clothing technology that measures the wearer’s movements
A group of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have unveiled a “textile-based tactile learning platform that can be used to record, monitor and learn human–environment interactions.” The wearable technology could potentially be used in sport or fitness activities to ...