Our family has gotten into soccer a little bit, so this article caught my eye.  It’s about a smart soccer ball that can give you feedback on how you kicked the ball:

Engadget: Improve your skills with Adidas’ miCoach smart ball

I’m not sure that I am that much into soccer where I need a smart ball, but if I did, my one complaint would be the lack of an Android application.  For me, the price of the soccer ball would have to also include purchasing an iOS device.

Just out of curiosity, I thought I would see if I could find any other sports devices.  The CruchWear website has some different articles:

CrunchWear: Sports – Wearable Tech

For example, here are some of the devices I saw right off the bat:

The Smart Basketball looked pretty cool.  You can read more about that here:

94Fifty: Smart Basketball Learn Page

Update (7/22/2014): How about a baseball bat?

Engadget: Zepp takes a swing at baseball with its tiny data analyzer

Update (9/5/2014): Why stop at a smart ball?  How about we make the whole court smart?

Engadget: Nike’s LED basketball court boosts training with motion tracking


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