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Sports Tech Research & Innovation Summit Connected Academia, Startups, and Industry

September 28th, 2022

Sports Tech Research Network is an initiative of the sports innovation consortium at Ghent University, Belgium. The network promotes interaction and collaboration between researchers, entrepreneurs, and companies to support the creation of commercially successful, scientifically valid sports technology products. Mid-September was time for the first official meeting of the network, Sports Tech Research & Innovation […]

Movesense booth at Sports Tech Research & Innovation Summit

Kubios and Movesense Combine Advanced ECG and HRV Analysis Tools

August 8th, 2022

Kubios, a leading provider of software for scientific heart rate variability analysis, and Movesense, a supplier of cutting-edge wearable ECG, heart rate and movement sensors, promote the compatibility of their products to make top-of-the-line physiological analyzes accessible and practical for anyone interested in the topic. Kubios and Movesense’s products complement each other perfectly, and in […]

Measuring Training Load and Detecting Events in Beach Volleyball with Movesense Sensors

June 23rd, 2022

Researchers at the University of Mainz, Germany, have developed a practical and cost-effective system for automatic training load monitoring in beach volleyball, using Movesense Sensor and Kaasa Data Collector. The team presented the project in a poster at the German youth high performance sports symposium in May. The project started from the needs of the […]

Neuropeak Pro Launches NTEL BELT for Precision Breathing and Heart Rate Variability Training

February 1st, 2022

The Neuropeak Pro NTEL BELT is the first-of-its-kind, real-time training device and mobile app designed to help unlock peak performance through better, more intentional breathing, or Precision Breathing. Wearable trackers are everywhere. Neuropeak Pro’s NTEL BELT is different. It’s a real-time training device designed to align diaphragm-based performance breathing and Heart Rate Variability (HRV). Each […]

Neuropeak Pro’s NTEL BELT is a training for diaphragm-based performance breathing and Heart Rate Variability (HRV), based on Movesense sensor

Our Top-5 Favorite Picks of Movesense Powered Projects in 2021

January 10th, 2022

Innovation keeps flourishing in the Movesense developer community. The variety of ideas and concepts that are emerging around the world is amazing. Movesense team is delighted to see all the valuable solutions that the platform is enabling for a variety of needs and problems that we often didn’t even know to exist. To highlight the […]

Movesense Exceeded Expectations in YLE’s Desert Run Monitoring

December 20th, 2021

Finnish adventure runner Jukka Viljanen has set out to be the first person to run across Rub’ al Khali desert in Saudi Arabia. The area is the largest continuous sand desert in the world, and the running distance is 1300km. Jukka started his first attempt on Dec 6th and was planning to reach the final […]

Finnish Ultra Runner Crosses a 1300km Sand Desert in Saudi Arabia – Movesense Produces Data for Live Monitoring

November 8th, 2021

The Finnish national broadcasting company YLE is developing new lightweight tools and methods to produce interesting content about sports and events that would not normally be in the spotlight. One example of the initiative is a month-long live tracking of adventure runner Jukka Viljanen‘s incredible running expedition across Rub ‘Al Khal desert in Saudi Arabia […]

Movesense Joins Sports Tech Research Network

October 13th, 2021

Science driven Sports & Health Tech organizations join forces to improve product effectiveness Sports technology is an area of massive growth, with major potential commercial incentives, from the individual consumer to the elite sport level. Products in the health and performance domains, however, are not always trustworthy and effective, mainly because of a lacking integration […]

TeamNL Wins Paralympic Gold in Wheelchair Basketball – Used Movesense in Training

September 9th, 2021

Movesense congratulates TeamNL for winning wheelchair basketball in Tokyo Paralympics! The team has been using Movesense sensors to monitor their training and, apparently, to gain a competitive edge. The training tool that the team is using is Wheelchair Mobility Performance Monitor, an application developed by a Dutch research group led by Dr. Rienk van der […]

Firstbeat Sports: Athlete app – Making athletes stakeholders in their own data

September 2nd, 2021

Firstbeat Sports has released the Firstbeat Sports: Athlete app, available on iOS and Android mobile devices via the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Increase buy-in and make your athletes part of the data collection process This dedicated app gives athletes greater control and access to their performance data, providing a resourceful aid for […]

Jokerit Hockey Club Leads Sportstech Use in KHL

April 22nd, 2021

The Finnish ice hockey club Jokerit plays in the international ice hockey league KHL that covers two continents and extends across several time zones. To manage players’ training and recovery, the team is using various tools including Suunto 9 sports watches and Movesense-powered Ainone Balance. In the KHL, Jokerit is perceived as a forerunner in […]

Runeasi Brings Personalized Biomechanical Insights to Runners

March 5th, 2021

Runeasi, a biomechanics and AI expert and a university spin-off of KU Leuven, Belgium, is launching a new running analytics tool for coaches and physiotherapists to help their clients run better. Runeasi uses Movesense sensor for the measurements. The solution is already used by a number of physio practices in Belgium and the company is […]

Virtual KnockOut Boxing Game goes Kickstarter  

March 4th, 2021

Virtual KnockOut™ is an interactive, mobile shadow boxing game that uses Movesense sensors as motion controllers. The game recognizes left and right punches and the ducking motion, making the playing experience a proper full body exercise. The game can be cast onto a tv to play live on a large screen, giving you a highly […]

A balancing act – how wearable tech is improving orthopaedic and neurology treatments

February 8th, 2021

Good balance is an essential element of human performance for everyone in daily life and is something most of us take for granted. When balance and movement become impaired though, for instance after a trauma or sports related concussion (SRC), age-related degeneration, lower limb injuries, or osteoarthritis, the impact can be far-reaching. Measuring and understanding […]

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Our Top-5 Favorite Movesense Concepts in 2019

December 15th, 2019

The spirit of innovation and the versatility of ideas of Movesense developers around the world is simply amazing. Within the Movesense team, we could have never come up with a fraction of all the use cases where Movesense sensors are currently being applied, and new projects in new fields of use are starting all the […]

Firstbeat Introduces new Firstbeat Sports Sensor with Movesense

May 13th, 2019

Finnish Firstbeat is one of the leading sports physiology companies in the world, offering its heart rate variation analysis to wearables, corporate health and professional sports around the world. One of the key products of the company, Firstbeat Sports, the provider of the most comprehensive internal training load analyses in team sports monitoring, is launching […]

Movesense brings sports performance data to a TV broadcast

March 5th, 2019

Few weeks ago, Movesense team got a phone call from the Finnish Squash Federation: ‒  We would want to show live heart rate on TV from squash players in the Finnish Championship tournament. Can you help with that? ‒  Sure, it should be doable. When is the tournament? ‒  Well, the finals where we would like […]

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