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TOP SIX TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENT FOR SPORTS

Thanks to technology in sports, records as well practice daily of athletes can be improved dramatically. In this article, we see top six technology inventions in sports. The fact that, it is a small part in hundreds of advancements for sports.

In the previous article, we refer benefits of hawk-eye technology and Hans device. Let it continue to video technology and wearable computers invention.

3/ Video technology

Video technology is considered as an important invention which makes records for sports history. Thanks to this technology, we can see again all matches organized before. It is a good condition for every spectator to follow match which was not broadcast live.

Now, everything can be changed when all can be broadcasted in your home, your smartphone or computer. You can stay at home and discover all sports events through TV screen, of course including the live matches without going to the stadium directly.

Video technology is also useful for players themselves. They see their play again then realize mistakes or drawbacks for the next time.

4/ Wearable computers technology

It is a good advancement for safety and monitoring job called wearable computers. It looks as an assistant to follow real-time tracking of athletes. It will consult any problem about health when it finds out some strange factors. Thanks this equipment, athletes can realize their health issues clearly, then it reduces diseases about heart attacks, muscle accidents or incidents of dehydration.

During professional practice, athletes can forget basic requirement for safe health and continue to break out of limit, it can cause serious accidents, even the death. When using wearable computer, it has made a difference for athlete’s health. It is a supervisor to follow heart rate, hydration, temperature as well other conditions. If you have any evidence about over exercise, it will remind you through wireless and microscopic monitoring system.

Top six technological advancement for sports

Technology plays an important role in our lives. It can contribute to improve all aspects and fields. In this article, we will discuss achievements from technology to sports. Actually, one invention about equipment in sports can change dramatically jobs, tasks as well result of athletes. Therefore, we will share top six outstanding technological advancement for sports.

1/ Hawk-eye technology

This technology use about 6 or 7 high-end cameras to be situated in the field to follow all situations and performance during the play. Once there is trouble, referee can use hawk-eye technology to see the record and give the final conclusion. Therefore, it is also called with nickname as judge-eye.

It has been used for many sports such as tennis, cricket, rugby or volleyball since 2006. The fact that it is good record to consult to real referee before making decision. It contributes to an accurate result for players.

Some benefits of haw-eye technology such: help referee to make an error-free decision accurately and quickly when the game is on. Then players and spectators feel persuasive and satisfactory.

2/ HANS device

HANS device is one of the first equipment to support safe for players in motorsports. HANS stands for “head and neck support” which is extremely convenient and useful on motorbike races.

The fact that motorbike or car race is a dangerous sport which has ever caused serious accidents, even the death for divers. For example, terrible death of Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500 related to head and neck trauma injury. This sad event required this sport should be invented equipment to protect diver in safe in event of a tragic crash. As a good consequence, HANS device has been invented.

HANS is a U-shaped device which is put behind the neck while its two arms are put on chest of driver so that it can keep head stable without whipping forwards or backward in one crash happens.