Saturday, December 10, 2011

High-Tech Adidas Soccer Shoe and App Track User Performance

[ via Mashable ]

Your days of phony hustling on the soccer pitch — appearing to exert maximum effort while actually conserving energy — are over, thanks to a new shoe and app recently introduced by Adidas, reports Mashable.

The data transmitted from the chip allows players to track and measure their distance covered, top speed, number of sprints, and other statistics during games or practice. Players can then monitor their progress, compare performance to that of friends and measure against some of the world’s biggest stars while sharing the entire experience via Twitter and Facebook. Brazil and FC Barcelona defender Dani Alves also shares professional training tips via the app.

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