New Technology Uses Body Sensors, GPS to Track Skiers
Posted on July 30, 2008New Scientist reports that a new motion capture system uses a network of sensors to detect high speed movement. The system uses a network of as many as fifteen lightweight sensors attached to the skier. There are also GPS receivers incorporated into the skiers' helmet. The data is used to generate computer animations that may help to show the skier what they are doing wrong and what they could do to increase speed.