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    Columbia tech goes to the moon


    Columbia Sportswear has partnered with Intuitive Machines, a space exploration company, to advance its technologies and material innovations. The goal is to “lay the foundation for a sustainable human presence on the moon” with Omni-Heat Infinity, a proprietary heat-reflective technology developed by Columbia. Intuitive Machines will incorporate Columbia’s technology into ...

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    On selects Nedap technology for source-to-consumer RFID project


    RTIH reports that Swiss sporting goods brand On has chosen Durch company Nedap to deploy its iD Cloud platform in factories, warehouses, distributors and stores worldwide. This allows On to track and trace every single item from source to consumer. On was already familiar with the technology and benefits of ...

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    Pentland adopts new software for traceability


    Pentland will be using Segura’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) package to map and monitor the entirety of its supply chain for “transparency and traceability.” The system will also serve to ensure that suppliers abide by its principles of sustainability. Customers will have some view of the results, as Pentland says the system ...

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    Revolutionizing footwear retail

    2023-10-16T12:26:00Z Sponsored by

    How one company is helping retailers to increase customer satisfaction, reduce returns, lower CO2, and merge in-store and online experiences.

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    Munich basketball league team pioneers new LED floor


    BMW Park, the arena in Munich, Germany, and home to the FC Bayern Basketball club, has had a giant LED display installed in the form of a glass playing floor. Never before has such a floor been used for competition in the German Basketball League (BBL), although one was used ...

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    Fitness start-up Rolla raises €6.3 million in seed round


    Bosnia and Herzegovina-based fitness tech firm Rolla has announced that it has raised €6.3 million in a seed funding round as it plans to launch in 2024. The round was led by Croatian entrepreneur Mate Rimac, CEO of Rimac Group, and Romania-based Hellen’s Rock, the family office of Superbet founder ...

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    Decathlon rolling out virtual try-ons


    Decathlon has introduced a tool to help online customers select a size for the garments they order. Although there have been no official announcements from the company, its global Chief Digital Officer, Jerome Dubreuil, has described the tool in a LinkedIn post – as Retail Technology Innovation Hub has discovered. ...

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    ​Reebok to launch smart eyewear in early 2024


    Authentic Brands Group, the owner of Reebok, and Innovative Eyewear have agreed on a new deal for the licensing of smart eyewear for Reebok. The initial Reebok smart eyewear collection, comprising styles for both men and women, is expected to launch in early 2024. Innovative Eyewear is the developer and ...

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    Technogym posts double-digit sales increase in Q1, driven by B2B


    Technogym, the Italian specialist in equipment and digital technologies for fitness, has reported consolidated revenues of €175 million for the first quarter of 2023, representing a 15.2 percent increase compared to the same period of 2022, or a 15.5 percent increase at constant exchange rates. The sales increase was driven ...

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    Future of sporting goods: Investing in technologies will be essential to stay relevant

    2023-03-24T08:13:00Z Sponsored by

    Data and the use of technology is a valuable asset in sports, and still has huge potential to grow. We discover the potential with a rising player in that field. 

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    Wearable Technologies Conference to take place in Munich

    2023-03-23T08:33:00Z Sponsored by

    The focus of the 43rd Wearable Technologies Conference Europe, to be held in Munich, has been announced. This year’s event focus will be on three topics: “Augmentation of Humans,” “Deep Tech and Innovation,” and “Enabling the Future of Healthcare.” As part of the latter, conference goers from the sporting goods ...

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    GoPro aims for $100m in FY23 subscription revenue


    If the 20-year-old action camera company reaches the $100 million sales objective from subscriptions this year, it will represent 22 percent year-over-year growth from FY22. CEO Nick Woodman told analysts that GoPro is selling subscriptions “to people who don’t even own” one of its cameras. The company ended 2022 with ...

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    Polar expands into algorithm business as ingredient brand


    Fitness software and product supplier Polar has launched a new website dedicated to the selling and licensing of its algorithms. The company offers full-service partnerships, from the configuration and implementation of algorithms into devices to marketing support, assisted by a dedicated team at Polar. The new offering is aimed at ...

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    Nike launches training club workouts on Netflix


    Streaming from Dec. 30, 2022, Nike is to offer Nike Training Club (NTC) content for Netflix members. Users will have access to more than 90 NTC workouts from a dozen Nike trainers, catering to all fitness levels. An estimated 223 million Netflix members worldwide will have access to NTC programs ...

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    Covision Media introduces new 3D scanner, wins ISPO Brandnew Award


    Covision Media, founded in 2020 in Italy, won the ISPO Brandnew Awards in the Sports, Technology and Platforms category at ISPO Munich a few weeks ago with D-Twin, a fully automated 3D scanner that creates top-quality 3D models in a very short time. With one click, D-Twin can convert any ...

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    Bioniq acquires Vaha


    Bioniq has acquired Vaha, known for its award-winning interactive fitness mirror. Bioniq is a London-based firm specializing in healthcare supplements. The move is part of the company’s mission to promote health and well-being, which will now combine bespoke supplements and personalized home fitness. The Bioniq global platform, now including Vaha, ...

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    Snapchat and H&M release a digital fashion collection


    Technology company Snap, owner of the visual messaging service Snapchat, is partnering with fashion retailer H&M to launch a digital collection powered by the Snap Camera. From Dec. 5, 2022, users have access to three augmented reality Try-On Lenses, available via H&M’s mobile app and on Snapchat. The lenses ...

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    Polygiene: Washing half as much reduces environmental impact by a third

    2022-11-10T17:27:00Z Sponsored by

    “So simple – so positive”: How Polygiene is extending the life of clothing.

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    “For Mindful Living”: The new Polygiene claim and what it means

    2022-10-13T13:19:00Z Sponsored by

    Polygiene has a new range of technologies that can give products SuperPowers! We take a closer look.

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    How Nike is creating the “Digitally Connected Marketplace” of the future


    Nike harassed e-commerce during the pandemic like never before. Now it is integrating digital and physical shopping outlets to create new consumer experiences.