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Enhance your Ski Helmet Safety with MIPS Technology
February 26, 2016 - While skiers didn't always consider helmets a necessity, today more and more people are starting to wear them. Snowboarders and skiers have both started looking more at the safety issues, plus ski helmets have become much more stylish in recent years as new manufacturing techniques and technology becomes available. Recently, a new improvement to ski helmets was announced by Multi-directional Impact Protection System (MIPS), a company based in Sweden that focuses on brain protection. This new helmet technology was designed to mimic how the brain protects itself, adding another major layer of protection to skiing.
Enhance your Ski Helmet Safety with MIPS Technology
February 26, 2016 - While skiers didn't always consider helmets a necessity, today more and more people are starting to wear them. Snowboarders and skiers have both started looking more at the safety issues, plus ski helmets have become much more stylish in recent years as new manufacturing techniques and technology becomes available. Recently, a new improvement to ski helmets was announced by Multi-directional Impact Protection System (MIPS), a company based in Sweden that focuses on brain protection. This new helmet technology was designed to mimic how the brain protects itself, adding another major layer of protection to skiing.
ZTE Expands Presence in US with More NBA Partnerships
October 29, 2014 - Smartphone manufacturer ZTE began its sponsorship with the Houston Rockets in October last year. Now, a little more than a year later, it has announced its official sponsorship with two more professional basketball teams - the New York Knicks and the Golden State Warriors.
Microsoft Trying To Educate NFL on Surface Tablet
October 17, 2014 - Earlier this month, the NFL had to crack down on players and coaches who were wearing the wrong brand of headphone. Now Microsoft has had to go out of its way to educate a few select NFL commentators when it comes to the Microsoft Surface. Microsoft paid a rather hefty $400 million fee in order to make the Surface the official tablet of the NFL. While the company hasn't had a problem with players or coaches using the iPad instead, it appears NFL announcers aren't quite sure what kinds of tablets are showing up on the sideline.
An Affordable Swim Coach as Near as Xmetrics
October 16, 2014 - While few people are inherently opposed to the thought of more exercise, there's a lot of potential to actually be doing exercise wrong. Recently we heard about the Sensoria sock and ankle bracelet technology that provided training for new runners, and now, we're looking at a comparable development from Xmetrics, this time geared toward swimmers.
NFL Restricts Use of Beats Headphones by Coaches and Players
October 6, 2014 - Beats by Dre headphones might be popular in the NFL, but a new set of rules issued by the league will attempt to keep that little secret under wraps. The league recently signed a sponsorship deal with Bose, and under the terms of the agreement no player or coach can be wearing a pair of Beats headphones on camera. The ban extends to more than simply time during the game; players and coaches may not be spotted with the rival headphones before a game, or up to 90 minutes after the contest is over.
Ralph Lauren Provides Connectivity & Fashion with OMsignal Backing
August 25, 2014 - Wearable technology has made a lot of advancements since its earliest days, and with those advancements is coming some exciting new opportunities in the form factor side as well. Granted, the wrist is still considered prime real estate when it comes to wearables, but even as smart glasses started to make an appearance, the rest of the body was also receiving due consideration. When the U.S. Open fires up in earnest this week, so too will a new advance in wearable tech from no less than Ralph Lauren, backed up by smart clothing maker OMsignal.
The Boys of Summer are About to Go High-Tech
August 11, 2014 - New reports suggest that, by just 2020, there will be more technology in the youth sports sector than previously anticipated.

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