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Go Amiigo Activity Tracker Video review

Finding a waterproof activity tracker was an early requirement for the opensportproject.  And after some searching around the  activity tracker was found on the Indiegogo crowd funding website.  The promise of an open source policy and database learning activity … Continue reading

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World Record Analysis 100m Freestyle Past and Future

The history of 100m Freestyle World Record Swimming goes back to 1905 with Zoltan Halmay recording a time of 1:05.8.  The woman records started in 1908 with Martha Gerstung recording a time of 1:35.0. It is now 2014 and the chart … Continue reading

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Sport on the Blockchain

I recently wrote a personal blog post entitled, Putting QS on the Blockchain. QS meaning Quantified Self.  At the sporting data is a subset of an overall quantified self.  The most well known blockchain is Bitcoin. While there is so … Continue reading

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Swimming wearables keep coming – kick

The latest wearable that is wearable has closed a funding round on, Flyfit.  And ankle wearable thus allowing a swimmers kick to be isolated and data recorded.   With   shipping its waterproof wrist wearable we now have … Continue reading

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Ecosystem overview

The goal of the OpenSportProject provide a range of connecting platform services, hardware to software to data that will allow the individual to quantify self their sporting world. An overview of the current Ecosystem being put together. And a summary of … Continue reading

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Sports Self Engine Flow Diagram

A bit of a geeky post today, a high level SelfEngine Data Workflow diagram to summaries the workings/logic going on in the software code of the Sport Self Engine. Source code via the developer page.

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Self timing and Identity Automation – trial

The new start and stop module was connected to the SportsPi and a bluetooth identity tag was place under a swimming cap.  From this setup the swimmer was able to start their own timing clock and see that times captured … Continue reading

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Augmented Intelligence Pyramid

Augmented Sporting Intelligence: Starts from the base characteristics of Robust and Reliable.  Works in all sports environments regardless of whether they be an indoor or outdoor environment and does so every minute of every day. Data can then be Aggregated … Continue reading

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Swimmer ID automation

One of the big goals of the project is to achieve complete i.e. 100% automation of the capturing of sporting data.  The initial sporting focus is data from a swimmer in a swimming pool.  But how do we know the … Continue reading

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html5 sensorengine – swimming pool ready

Last week I found this fascinating project called Swim Sensing Technology by Joe Marshall.  Researching swimming in cold water inspires a lot of new thinking on using a mobile phone.  Taking the knowledge Joe’s android experiment to extract swimming sensor data … Continue reading

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