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D3O And Gamebreaker Helmets Partner To Progress Headgear Protection - Sports Techie blog.

D3O And Gamebreaker Helmets Partner To Progress Headgear Protection – Sports Techie blog.

D3O And Gamebreaker Helmets Partner To Progress Headgear

D3O and Gamebreaker Helmets announced a new partnership that promises to help evolve softshell headgear protection by implementing new smart material for increased shock absorption. A new trend is changing the mindset of sports leagues and company officials worldwide and that is the need to create better head gear and protection not only in American football and flag football but international sports such as women’s lacrosse, rugby and soccer among others. The Sports Techie community feature blogs about D3O’s technological advancements and business development are readable at this link here...

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Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business - Sports Techie blog

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business – Sports Techie blog

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business

When Virginia Tech started rating football helmets it changed the game and business by providing legitimate safety testing. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Bloomberg Business reporter Bryan Gurley about his recent news piece that began as an article about Schutt Sports and evolved into a story and video about Virginia Tech. The lifelong hockey fan interviewed Stefan Duma, head of Virginia Tech’s School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, and the professor responsible for generating the ratings, about their pioneering rating program. He took a tour of Schutt factories and spent time with their CEO, Robert Erb...

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D3O Granted PEO Soldier Funding For Shock Absorbing Helmet System Testing

D3O awarded funding from PEO Soldier to test Shock Absorbing Helmet System.

D3O awarded funding from PEO Soldier to test Shock Absorbing Helmet System.

D3O Granted PEO Soldier Funding For Shock Absorbing Helmet System Testing

The news out of Brighton, UK, that D3O, the British smart material pioneers, was granted capitol by Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier – the US Army’s acquisition agency, to test evaluate their prototype shock absorbing helmet system solutions that will fundamentally change impact protection, is sports tech related history. It is our Sports Techie community blog privilege to share another exciting sports technology inspired ground-breaking story about D30 with our readers based all over the world...

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Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety - Sports Techie blog

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety – Sports Techie blog

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety

Football is a dangerous sport, and participation rates among young players indicate concerned parents are taking notice. Pop Warner, the largest youth football program in the U.S., lost 23,612 players from 2010 to 2012, the largest decline in the organization’s history, according to ESPN Outside The Lines. USA Football experienced a 6.7 percent decline in participation from 2010 to 2011.

Some kids are simply focusing on one sport. But Dr. Julian Bailes, Pop Warner’s chief medical officer, told ESPN that head injuries and their link to mental illness later in life have caused the popularity of all contact sports to suffer...

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Football Helmet Sensor Technology

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

Researching the topic of technology sensors in football helmets for iQ by Intel was an outstanding Sports Techie community blog opportunity. I interviewed helmet manufacturers Riddell Sports, Schutt Sports and Xenith along with an Intel spokesperson about how their company addresses helmet sensor tech. Big Data generated by high-impact collisions is being gathered with Intel powered technology and used to help create new norms with concussion identification and better helmets. The rise in reported concussions in all sports has the sport of football looking to technology as an alley in helping to protect all players and keep the interest of young kids on the path towards a NFL Hall of Fame career.

Making An Impact on Head I...

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Schutt Sports and D3O Technology Upgrades Batting Helmets

The AiR 4.2 and Pro D3O Interior Sports Technology

The AiR 4.2 and Pro D3O Interior Sports Technology

Schutt Sports and D3O have created a new line of batters helmets, the AiR 4.2 and AiR 5.6. With enhanced concussions prevention in mind, these helmets each have the all-new Schutt Energy Lock Technology, powered by patented impact absorption technology developed by D3O®, one of the world’s leading innovators in shock absorption materials. Our Sports Techie blog is delighted to share this exciting news with our community and the baseball loving world. The new helmet lines are available for pre-order immediately with delivery beginning late in 2013.

The brand new AiR 4.2 and AiR 5.6 batting helmet with enhanced concussions prevention in mind, these helmets each have the all-new Energy Lock Technology, powered by patented impact absorption technology developed by D3O, one of the world’s leading innovators in shock absorption materials

The brand new AiR 4.2 and AiR 5...

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Easton-Bell Sports Unveils New Pitching Helmet Prototype

Easton-Bell Sports Unveils New Pitching Helmet Prototype


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Easton-Bell Sports Unveils New Pitching Helmet Prototype
Teams Up with Little League Baseball President and Marin County Baseball Player Gunnar Sandberg to Advocate for Improved Pitcher Safety

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA – March 7, 2011 – Easton-Bell Sports CEO Paul Harrington joined Little League International President Stephen Keener, California Interscholastic Federation Executive Director Marie Ishida and Marin County high school baseball player Gunnar Sandberg in Scotts Valley on Monday to unveil a new helmet prototype, which is uniquely designed to help protect pitchers on the mound. The event took place at Easton-Bell’s new Helmet Technology Center, internally called “The Dome.”

“We have long been a leader in footb...

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Concussions and Helmet Tech w/ Schutt Sports

 

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The best helmets in the world cannot prevent concussions

I’ve suffered concussions from playing lacrosse and crashing a Mt Bike in the city. I think back and wonder about those cold and wet soccer balls we had to head down at Marymoor Park that could not have been good for us. Played football in 5th and 9th grade and I’m pretty sure I got by ok but time will tell. Writing this Blog is eye-opening and scary; however, I know sports technology such as the kind Schutt Sports develops will forever help improve football player’s protective devices.

Helmets protect the body’s most vital organ the brain and ultimately help reduce concussions...

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5 Things to Look for in an Electric Skateboard

Purchasing An Electric Skateboard – Sports Techie blog

Purchasing an electric skateboard is intimidating, especially when making the switch from a wooden or plastic skateboard. There are eBoard details that you need to pay close attention to that you might have not thought of before, and ignoring any one of them might result in a purchase you end up regretting. The Sports Techie community blog strongly urges all levels of boarder to wear a helmet to prevent serious brain injury or even death.

Luckily there are a lot of helpful resources for purchasing an electric skateboard and accessories, like skateboardit.com, which provides a comprehensive list of the best electric skateboards on the market today.

With the right guidance and the right research, transitioning to an electric s...

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