Recreation Golf system caddies your tee-to-inexperienced stats, does not pack your golf equipment (video)
For these of us obsessive about chasing the proverbial white ball, correct stats are robust to return by — in contrast to the professionals who’ve each drive, chip and putt scoped to the closest inch. That impressed Golf Recreation, a system that pairs NFC with present golf tech like GPS and movement sensors to trace your each duff. It makes use of NFC-outfitted tags that pop into the top of every membership and a hip-mounted “GYG” system to gather the info with a battery lifetime of two rounds (about eight hours) — and no have to pack a smartphone or pill onto the course. The golfer then “tags” his membership towards the hip-worn system previous to taking a lunge, and each shot from a 300-yard drive to a 5-inch putt is duly famous.
After the spherical, all that information can inform the story of your recreation by way of an iOS, Android or net app, displaying stats like driving distance, greens in regulation and placing. You will additionally have the ability to create competitions amongst associates by way of the Recreation platform, and brag (or cry) about your play by way of Twitter, Fb or e mail. The system’s been backed by prime-ranked gamers Lee Westwood and Graeme McDowell, and is now on Indiegogo the place the creators are in search of $125K to get it off the bottom. A minimal $149 pledge will get you a Recreation Golf system by July (estimated), although in the event you’re prepared to pony up $500 for a restricted version autographed by the above execs, you possibly can see it as early as Might. Hit the PR or video after the break for extra, or tee up one among your personal on the supply.
GAME GOLF brings the golfing expertise into the twenty first century
Launches Indiegogo marketing campaign for wearable golf know-how and built-in software program platform – seamlessly data shot location, distance, membership utilization and syncs to cloud
SAN FRANCISCO (Marketwire) – March 5, 2013 – GAME GOLF, a wearable know-how and built-in software program platform for golf, was launched at this time by Lively Thoughts Know-how via an Indiegogo crowdfunding marketing campaign to boost funds with a view to convey the product to market by Summer time 2013. Backed by skilled golfers Graeme McDowell and Lee Westwood, it seamlessly data your golf recreation to make the sport you’re keen on extra partaking, visible, interactive, shareable and social, each on and off the course. GAME GOLF is out there for pre-order now at www.gameyourgame.com.
“GAME GOLF not solely provides everybody entry to essential knowledge to dramatically enhance your golf recreation and handicap, nevertheless it additionally makes enjoying extra motivating, rewarding, social and enjoyable,” stated Graeme McDowell, 2010 US Open Champion and GAME GOLF investor. “The product is extraordinarily intuitive, does not disrupt your recreation and is important for any golfer trying to perceive their recreation higher, knock down their handicap, give themselves a aggressive edge and compete with their family and friends throughout the globe.”
GAME GOLF is designed by fuseproject and Yves Béhar, CEO of fuseproject and Chief Artistic Officer at Jawbone, the maker of the wi-fi JAMBOX speaker. The GAME GOLF elegant and discreet wearable system tracks the info across the course, and uploads the info routinely to an intuitive app which lets you monitor, analyze and share the info collected. It tracks an important statistics out of your golf recreation, together with membership-by-membership efficiency, fairway accuracy, greens in regulation and placing.
“The design of the GAME GOLF app and product has been intently built-in: a ravishing and dynamic presentation of play knowledge, straightforward and enjoyable methods to share, non-disruptive hardware and expertise,” stated Yves Béhar, CEO of fuseproject. “The design and consumer interface is crafted to ship a twenty first century expertise of the sport.”
The product makes use of a mixture of positional know-how, movement sensors and close to area communication to seize the golfer’s knowledge from the course. The system is engineered to be energy environment friendly and prolong battery life past that of the typical sensible telephone and supplies two full rounds of monitoring on one cost. Knowledge from the GAME system is synced to the cloud by way of Bluetooth to a smartphone or by way of USB to a PC. The GAME software program is function-wealthy and permits you to view and socialize your recreation in a enjoyable and straightforward means.
“The golf group has been calling out for a product that tracks their recreation effortlessly, shares outcomes with pals and offers intuitive knowledge with which they will analyze to continually enhance their recreation – and GAME GOLF is right here to offer that,” stated John McGuire, CEO and Co-Founder, GAME. “A brand new period of quantification and gamification is quickly and radically altering the best way we stay, work and play. Present golf applied sciences solely present know-how that helps on the course, however we offer the entire package deal, supplying you with every part it’s essential to enhance your recreation and compete earlier than, throughout and after you’re taking to the course.”
To pre-order the system and study extra, go to www.gameyourgame.com.
About Lively Thoughts Know-how:
Lively Thoughts Know-how is a privately-held firm which is pioneering the gamification of sport via its improvement of the GAME platform. GAME is a platform which mixes wearable know-how and built-in software program, and is extensible throughout a number of sports activities. GAME GOLF is the primary product within the GAME collection. GAME GOLF has been developed in collaboration with prime tour golfers Graeme McDowell and Lee Westwood. GAME GOLF features a wearable system and NFC membership interface which seamlessly captures shot distance, location and membership utilization knowledge from the golfer. Knowledge is synced to the cloud from the system and is viewable on a cellular gadget or on the internet. GAME extends, enhances and permits you to socialize your recreation expertise like by no means earlier than
Supply: Recreation Golf (Indiegogo)
Supply: Recreation Golf (Indiegogo)