Category Archives: train timer

Set up new swimmer and training set

A video guide to adding a swimmer and a swimming training set to the swim train timer.  Get an online / offline stopwatch app at www.opensportproject.com

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digital wireless stopwatch Cults pool outing

The Digital Wireless stopwatch made it debut at Cults Swimming Pool on Monday evening.  Testing for Wireless and WIFI distance and reception before a training set was recorded.  

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Swimming Communication – builder

The swim train timer started life with a plain stopwatch and then added some analysis, in real time.  But the more you observe training and the swimming clubs, competitions and community, the recording of times seem like just part of … Continue reading

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WIFI touchpads pool trial ready

Here is a picture of the WIFI touchpads stuck to a mirror via suction cups.   They are now 100% waterproof and ready for a swimming pool trial.  Attaching the touchpads to the different types of swimming pool walls around … Continue reading

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Light sensor timing

The swim train timer stopwatch has been hooked up to light sensor timing kit.  Fairly straight forward, as the light beam is broken this triggers the timer on the stopwatch to be stopped.  This can be set for 5, 10, … Continue reading

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Local WIFI network – swimming pool

With its own battery supply, the Raspberry Pi sits on a waterproof container and networks together all mobile devices with the WIFI touchpads.  

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swimming technology

A couple of cool swimming pool training and visualisation technologies have been brought to my attention lately: Pool Graphics A student has created a CSS overlay for video coverage of swimming competitions.  Entitled  Visual Lane Graphics for Swimming with CSS3 this … Continue reading

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UK Swimming Pool Tour

Been on a tour of UK swimming pools including Loughborough, Leeds, Sheffield, Edinburgh and Stirling.  Been checking out the pool ends and tile surfaces to help prepare the WIFI touchpads for as many surfaces as possible.  The BG International Swimming … Continue reading

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0.40 live site

A live version of the Swim Train Timer is live on the web.   The following devices should be able to use the website fully both online and when offline   andriod tablets or smart phones with  firebox Beta browser   + Google … Continue reading

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Release 0.40 news & features Swim Train Timer

The 0.40 milestone release has been achieved.  A combination of improving the basics will advancing the features enough to show the direction and hopefully promise of the Swim Train Timer  – swimming stopwatch.  Latest code is on GitHub A clean … Continue reading

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