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#AthleteTrainingJournal: Provost, Irish prepping for cross-country season

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Provost, Irish prepping for cross-country season
Kankakee Daily Journal
... for cross-country, some of the most important things to work on are a solid base so endurance is there from Day 1 and some kind of flexibility or strength training, depending on the athlete. Provost has her own program focused primarily on injury ...

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#AthleteTrainingSoftware: Speed and Strength program benefiting Laker athletes year round

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Speed and Strength program benefiting Laker athletes year round
Detroit Lakes Online
The program is run by Truedson, and five coaches: Josh Omang, Reed Hefta, Josh Bettcher, Mark Whiting and Mike Labine, each bringing a specific training concentration that melds together nicely as a unit. “From my ... Thanks to a donation from the ...

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#AthleteTrainingSoftware: Report: Apple Acquires German Eye-Tracking Firm

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Report: Apple Acquires German Eye-Tracking Firm
Geek
SensoMotoric Instruments, meanwhile, has developed a range of hardware and software for use in research, training, linguistics, neuroscience, biomechanics, psychology, vision science, and, of course, virtual and augmented reality. One of its main ...

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#Accelerometers: Biomechanical acoustics study sheds light on running injuries

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Biomechanical acoustics study sheds light on running injuries
Medical Xpress
The vibrations were measured with small accelerometers placed on the skin at various points of interest, such as at the foot, knee, shank and hip. "We wanted to understand how the vibrations were propagating and how the human body was adapting to them ...

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#sporttechnology: Wearables Startup IMeasureU Acquired By Motion Capture Company Vicon

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Wearables Startup IMeasureU Acquired By Motion Capture Company Vicon
SportTechie
Aukland, New Zealand-based IMeasureU includes a business line — IMU-Step — focused on the elite sports market in assisting with the rehabilitation of injured players. By attaching IMU sensors to the players, coaches and sports scientists can track ...

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#TechnologyGlasses: Apple Inc. (AAPL) Glass? Cook Falls Toward Alphabet Inc Cliff

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Glass? Cook Falls Toward Alphabet Inc Cliff
LearnBonds
Apple has not been held up as a cradle of innovation in Silicon Valley in recent years. The firm has gained a reputation for conservatism even as it dominates almost all consumer tech markets it has engaged in. Following Alphabet Inc into Glass...

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#TechnologyGlasses: This Analyst Thinks Apple Glasses Will Be Bigger Than the iPhone

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This Analyst Thinks Apple Glasses Will Be Bigger Than the iPhone
Nasdaq
Analyst Gene Munster, who works for venture capital firm Loup Ventures, believes that Apple Inc.'s AAPL rumored Apple Glasses will eventually become bigger than the iPhone. Apple Glasses are the tech giant's wearable augmented reality (AR) headwear in ...
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#TechnologyGlasses: Tiny, Lens-Free Camera Could Hide in Clothes, Glasses

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Tiny, Lens-Free Camera Could Hide in Clothes, Glasses
Live Science
"The entire backside of your phone could be a camera," said Ali Hajimiri, a professor of electrical engineering and medical engineering at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the principal investigator of the research paper, describing ...

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#HearRatemonitorwatches: The best fitness trackers of 2017

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The best fitness trackers of 2017 - The Telegraph
Telegraph.co.uk
Fitness trackers have become a popular way to stay active with the success of wareable devices from Fitbit, Garmin and the popularity of the Apple Watch ...
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#HearRatemonitorwatches: Are wearable devices the future of health care?

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Are wearable devices the future of health care?
The Week Magazine
Millions of Americans already use devices to monitor their health and fitness. These include scales, activity monitors (Fitbit, Apple Watch, Microsoft Band, and the like), heart rate and blood sugar monitors, and more. The data they record can help ...

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#HearRatemonitorwatches: Smartphone case and app act as mobile heart monitor

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Smartphone case and app act as mobile heart monitor
WNDU-TV
ORLANDO A Fitbit tracks your steps, an app counts your calories, and now a smartphone can monitor your heart rate. How a newly FDA-approved tool is transforming the way doctors and patients are taking on healthcare and helping one man fight Afib.

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#HelmetTechnology: Max Steffens

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Max Steffens
Racer X Online
6D's exclusive patented Omni Directional Suspensionâ„¢ provides protection capabilities unmatched by any other helmet or helmet technology. Omni-Directional Suspension (ODSâ„¢) encapsulates a multi-layered displaceable liner system which significantly ...

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#HelmetTechnology: Paris Air Show: Striker II from testbed to head

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Paris Air Show: Striker II from testbed to head
Shephard Media
BAE Systems showcased for the first time a new modified version of its Striker II Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) at Paris Air Show last week. Striker II has been ... 'We have continued to invest… to increase the capability and technology more. In terms ...

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#PerformanceVideoAnalysisSoftware: IBM to bring AI to Wimbledon 2017

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IBM to bring AI to Wimbledon 2017
TechCentral
The Wimbledon tennis tournament, which starts Monday, will use IBM's artificial intelligence agent Watson to help direct fans to the most exciting matches, automatically generate video highlight reels and guide guests through the grounds of the All ...

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#ForcePlates: Does symmetry matter for speed? Study finds Usain Bolt may have asymmetrical running gait

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Does symmetry matter for speed? Study finds Usain Bolt may have asymmetrical running gait
Phys.Org
Runners typically run on a force-instrumented treadmill or force plates for research examining running ground-reaction forces. However, the two-mass model method provides a tool that enables motion-based assessments of ground reaction forces without ...

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#Accelerometers: Kionix – New high-performance low-power turnkey pedometer solution with embedded functionality

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Kionix – New high-performance low-power turnkey pedometer solution with embedded functionality
Electropages (blog)
Kionix has added embedded functionality to its line of high-performance accelerometers. The new KX126 tri-axis accelerometer integrates a step detector and step counter. According to Nader Sadrzadeh, Kionix's CEO, “As the applications for sensors grow, ...

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#Accelerometers: The case for adult recess

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The case for adult recess
Quartz
The team analyzed data from accelerometers, wearable devices that pick up any kind of movement, from over 12,500 participants that participated in US Centers of Disease Control surveys between 1999 to 2014. All of the participants wore these movement ...

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#MMATechnology: UFC Fighter Loses Control Of Her Bowels But Keeps Sense Of Humor (GRAPHIC)

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UFC Fighter Loses Control Of Her Bowels But Keeps Sense Of Humor (GRAPHIC)
HuffPost
It's pretty gross and apparently not the only fecal episode in MMA. Justine Kish shit herself. #UFCOKC pic.twitter.com/dX936oi3h1. — Davei Boi (@Davei_Boi) June 26, 2017. MMA Junkie reported that Kish was once within seconds of losing consciousness ...

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#sportsandtechnology: NBC Sports to Launch Premier League Soccer Internet-Video Service

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NBC Sports to Launch Premier League Soccer Internet-Video Service
Variety
NBC Sports Gold is available on Apple iOS and Apple TV, Android, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast devices, and on the web at NBCSportsGold.com. The service is powered by Playmaker Media, NBC Sports Digital's technology service division.

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#sportsandtechnology: New AI-powered technology is coming to Wimbledon 2017

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New AI-powered technology is coming to Wimbledon 2017
Sports Illustrated
While you're eyes are locked in on a match on Centre Court at Wimbledon this year, something else will be watching you, too. IBM Research announced on Tuesday that it is teaming up with IBM IX to bring its new artificial intelligence technology to the ...
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#sportsandtechnology: Sky's golden run may be coming to an end

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Sky's golden run may be coming to an end
Stuff.co.nz
Sky TV was a perfect example of what is now known as a disrupter, using technology and a new business model to lure viewers away from the traditional free-to- air channels. Its arrival signalled the end of television as an agent of social ... In this ...

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#WeightsTechnology: Carbon Prints Amazing Materials

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Carbon Prints Amazing Materials
MIT Technology Review
Technology for 3-D printing has been around since the 1980s; fans have been intrigued by the potential to easily generate objects with complex structures that can't be made using other techniques, and to personalize objects like medical devices or ...

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#AthleteTrainingJournal: Football's Next Frontier: The Battle Over Big Data

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Football's Next Frontier: The Battle Over Big Data
FOXSports.com
Without NFL approval, WHOOP is not supposed to be used in games—and depending on team rules, players might not be able to use it in training either. But that might not stop some players. Last season, Chargers safety .... However, “due to its ...

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#WheelchairSportstechnology: How this recent graduate is learning to walk again

How this recent graduate is learning to walk again
Muncie Star Press
He took online courses and attended graduation on June 4 while using his wheelchair to get around. Through .... "Modern technology has come so far that we never stop hoping," Kathy said. ... Contact prep sports reporter David Polaski at (765) 213-5848.

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#sporttechnology: This Week In VR Sport: Explore the Roots of New Zealand Rugby and Intel's Olympics Technology

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This Week In VR Sport: Explore the Roots of New Zealand Rugby and Intel's Olympics Technology
VRFocus
It is the weekend, and that means Sports are on the agenda here at VRFocus. This week Sky Sports are creating a documentary looking at the roots and culture surrounding New Zealand rugby and Intel are going to be providing technology to the Olympics.

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#SoccerTechnology: Soccer

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Soccer - Russia hopes to use video assistant referee in league play - Mutko
euronews
KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) – The president of Russia's Football Union, deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko, said on Saturday that the country was in talks with FIFA on using the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology at some of its stadiums. VAR, which ...

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#BadmintonTechnology: Kidambi Srikanth, at the top of a new order

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Kidambi Srikanth, at the top of a new order
Business Standard
Michael Atherton and Glenn McGrath. Sachin Tendulkar and James Anderson. And now, Son Wan Ho and Kidambi Srikanth. The frequency of occurrences of torment in the badminton duel may not match that of the above-mentioned cricket engagements yet, ...

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#CyclingTechnology: Campagnolo improves control of Bora wheelsets with AC3 technology

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Campagnolo improves control of Bora wheelsets with AC3 technology
Canadian Cycling Magazine (blog)
Campagnolo have set out to improve the braking power and consistency on their top-end Bora family of wheelsets to give riders more control in suboptimal riding conditions. The resulting technology is All Conditions Carbon Control or AC3 which features ...

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#sporttechnology: Entrepreneurs aim to make Limerick a European sports tech hub

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Entrepreneurs aim to make Limerick a European sports tech hub
Siliconrepublic.com
Limerick is sporting a passion for tech, and SportsTech Ireland is right behind it. A new initiative that seeks to develop sports technology research and business growth in Ireland has been set up in Limerick, spearheaded by three local entrepreneurs.

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#sporttechnology: How Swansea City Uses Technology To Manage Today's Athlete

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How Swansea City Uses Technology To Manage Today's Athlete
SportTechie
The 360-degree view of the athlete started with a centralized athlete management database from Australian-based Fusion Sport called Smartabase, according to Buchanan, where players' medical and psychological information is housed in addition to a ...

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#BaseballTechnology: Intel Announces Deal to Bring Virtual Reality Tech to the Olympics

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Intel Announces Deal to Bring Virtual Reality Tech to the Olympics
Futurism
Intel has, as of late, been experimenting with sports as a way of showcasing their new technologies. They recently made a deal with Major League Baseball to broadcast live games and deliver highlights using their True VR technology.Intel tech will also ...

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#BaseballTechnology: Recruiting Column: Interview with Cal Lutheran baseball coach Marty Slimak

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Recruiting Column: Interview with Cal Lutheran baseball coach Marty Slimak
USA TODAY High School Sports
This week's article is written by Ross Hawley, the president of the company. Playced.com is an industry leader in college recruiting. Their technology based recruiting service identifies the right colleges for potential recruits to pursue and provides ...

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#BaseballTechnology: Hottest jobs are in data science

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Hottest jobs are in data science
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
It's a debate that wasn't unique to baseball, of course. It's an argument that has played out in the business world, in health care, in criminal justice, and other fields. As advances in technology made it easier to collect, to store, and to share ...

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#BaseballTechnology: GeekWire Sports Tech Summit recap: NFL exec, Mariners GM, Sue Bird highlight 2nd annual event

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GeekWire Sports Tech Summit recap: NFL exec, Mariners GM, Sue Bird highlight 2nd annual event
GeekWire
... GM of Seattle Mariners. ROOT Sports reporter Jen Mueller interviews Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto. The general manager of the Seattle Mariners and former relief pitcher talked about the changing dynamics of baseball, and the technologies that impact his ...

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#AthleteTrainingJournal: Fight Science: Experts are made

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Fight Science: Experts are made
Bloody Elbow
When trying to get better in high-impact sports one cannot rely only on physical training alone. The body can easily be over-trained while the mind is undertrained! Film study is a major part of time-spent training for NFL athletes. Literally, a third ...

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#AthleteTrainingDiary: Former National Champion Speaks Out About USA Gymnastics' Problems With Eating Disorders And Abuse

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Former National Champion Speaks Out About USA Gymnastics' Problems With Eating Disorders And Abuse
Deadspin
... charismatic and relatable on the mat and off. She was also one of gymnastics' digital pioneers. Before social media made every athlete seemingly accessible to fans, Atler was keeping fans abreast of her life and training in her online diary back in ...

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#SkiTechnology: Graham Buksa: 'I simply wanted to build things'

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Graham Buksa: 'I simply wanted to build things'
The Globe and Mail
During university, I worked at a ski shop and was inspired by the technology in skis and snowboards, and decided to build a longboard using ski technology. Because I was fabricating bodywork for the ARVP project, I worked with the U of A Industrial ...


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#Accelerometers: What we can expect from the iPhone 8? Apple reveals details of its spectacular new iPhone

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What we can expect from the iPhone 8? Apple reveals details of its spectacular new iPhone
Metro
ARkit uses the camera, the GPS details and the accelerometers built-in to the iPhone to make this effect more realistic. The best results for AR on the iPhone will come when six degrees of freedom can be tracked (that's the physical position of the ...


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#Accelerometers: Micron Optics' Fabry-Perot Accelerometer Ushers in a New Era of Optical Sensing

Micron Optics' Fabry-Perot Accelerometer Ushers in a New Era of Optical Sensing
PR Newswire (press release)
ATLANTA, June 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Micron Optics, Inc., the leading provider of innovative equipment for fiber optic sensing equipment, today announces the launch of the os7510 and os7520 Fabry-Perot Accelerometers. This patented design brings a ...

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#CricketTechnology: Peter Hayter column – When DRS becomes another tactic, not a failsafe

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Peter Hayter column – When DRS becomes another tactic, not a failsafe
The Cricket Paper
Two words that once again highlight the growing conviction among many that whatever technology is available to umpires on and off the field should be left in the hands of the umpires alone to use as and when they see fit, for the only good reason any ...

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#AthleteTrainingJournal: Why high school boys fear reporting concussions

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Why high school boys fear reporting concussions
Deccan Chronicle
The reasons boys gave for not wanting to report a concussion tended to center around not wanting coaches or teammates to think they were weak or to "get mad," researchers report in the Journal of Athletic Training. "Although males and females have ...

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#AthleteTrainingSoftware: Big Data in Sports: Going for the Gold

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Big Data in Sports: Going for the Gold
insideBIGDATA
In the 2015 movie “Concussion” starring Will Smith, the protagonist, a forensic pathologist, investigates multiple cases of severe mental disorders among former football players to arrive at the conclusion that they were all caused by the athletes...

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#Accelerometers: The bullpen holds the answer to Sanchez's blister issues

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The bullpen holds the answer to Sanchez's blister issues
TSN
It sounds pretty cool until you realize that, only a few years later, Marcus Stroman was wearing a suit full of gyroscopes and accelerometers. By the time I retired, I felt I knew everything there was to know about my throwing arm. Yet, in all that ...

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#RunningShoeTechnology: This Week In Golf Biz: PGA Tour's Meaty New Partnership, Adidas Summer Whites, Miura Unveils Woods

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This Week In Golf Biz: PGA Tour's Meaty New Partnership, Adidas Summer Whites, Miura Unveils Woods
Forbes
The Crossknit Boost ($160) is inspired by adidas' best running shoe, the Ultraboost. It's a versatile and sporty shoe that ... Greg Norman has promised his company will introduce more innovative and "disruptive" technology to golf. He's taken a step in ...

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#Accelerometers: The Way You Walk Could Be the Best Biometrics Authentication Solution as of Yet

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The Way You Walk Could Be the Best Biometrics Authentication Solution as of Yet
BleepingComputer
... developed by the Data61 team of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), an agency of the Australian government. This technology uses accelerometers to capture a way a person moves, in terms of motion and velocity.

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#RowingMachineTechnology: A 30-year-old from Tunbridge Wells lost this much lard in two months

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A 30-year-old from Tunbridge Wells lost this much lard in two months
Kent Live
Eventually as my fat loss slowed he introduced the High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) utilising the rowing machine or bike and ten minute sessions on the dreaded prowler (check out the video below). The sessions were hard but fun, and Ryan had a ...

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