The South Korean company Samsung has always been very proud that is one of the largest sponsors of the Olympic games. Winter games in 2018 in Pyeongchang will not be for the company’s exception. Only now Samsung is the sponsor of this event, but also advances in the sport of their advanced technology. The Dutch division of the company introduced smart suits for sportsmen in the discipline of speed skating short track that will allow them to significantly improve their results during the training.
The costumes are straightforward name SmartSuit, and each of them is equipped with five ultra-sensitive sensors, real-time track the position of the athlete’s body in space. The accuracy of the sensors such that the error is only a few millimeters. Received data is sent to a special app running on the Galaxy S8. And already proceeding from them, the coach can draw some conclusions about the athlete and give recommendations on how to improve the speed of the passing ice track.
The coach can also send from the application signals that are embedded in a suit of tiny vibrating motor creates a vibration in the joints of the athlete. So he understands exactly where he needs to adjust the fold of the legs or elbow, in order to optimize its speed. Of course, these suits are allowed to use only during training. At the Olympic games themselves, the athletes will be dressed in ordinary clothes, so that the tips of the coach they hope for is not worth it. We remind you that the winter games in Pyeongchang will start 9 February this year.