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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...

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D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth

D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth - Sports Techie blog.

D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth – Sports Techie blog.

D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth

D3O raised $13 million from Entrepreneurs Fund and Beringea to support expansion of their impact protection solution tech and product lines, hire more skilled employees and open up a UK hub while opening up new offices overseas in the US and Asia. Their sports technology relationships with Schutt Sports, Burton Snowboards, Scott Sports and Rome Snowboards have led to 90 percent of revenue in 2014 generated mainly from exports out of the UK...

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RENOUN Ski Smart Impact Material Uses D30 Sports Technology

D3O's industry first of smart materials in ski hardware rewarded with ISPO Gold Award

D3O’s industry first of smart materials in ski hardware rewarded with ISPO Gold Award

RENOUN Ski Smart Impact Material Uses D30 Sports Technology

D30 has pioneered impact protection solutions in the ski industry since the 2006 Winter Olympics leading to their newest first for brand business partner RENOUN after they successfully introduced a smart anti-vibration material at the ISPO 2015 Munich sports equipment industry exhibit. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers are familiar with D3O hyper-damping technology and other globally patented smart materials via others blogs we have written about their proprietary technologies. The sports technology space was once again impacted by new snow sport products thanks to D30 and innovative company partners.

RENOUN Ski Smart Impact Material Uses D30 Sports Technology - Sports Techie blog

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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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Sartorial Sports: Tech-Powered Apparel Optimizes Player Performance – Intel by Sports Techie

Sartorial Sports: Tech-Powered Apparel Optimizes Player Performance

iQ by Intel

I was asked by iQ by Intel to examine the morphing of sports and technology in apparel that is optimized with sports tech, here.  The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this trending topic with our global, U.S. and Seattle area readers.

Sartorial Sports

Clothes that operate like wearable computers are becoming more commonplace worldwide as the sports technology industry and fashion industry merge. Athletic clothing is being designed with sports tech innovations that improve how elite athletes perform. For example, the University of Oregon Ducks’ implementation of the Nike Pro Combat System of Dress in 2011 helped optimize player performance times.

Now, researchers at Cornell are using 3D scanners to custom-fit and optimize how apparel conforms to the moveme...

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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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