[WCSA] Daily Highlights September 04, 2021 - JOGO Soccer Cleat Sensor: Soccer sensor system aims to put a coach in players' cleats


(Wcsa.world) While there's no substitute for real in-person soccer coaching, a coach can't be watching what every player is doing, all the time. That's where the Jogo system is designed to come in, as it continuously tracks players' performance from within their shoes.

Manufactured by Dutch startup SportsTalentVision, Jogo consists of three main parts: insoles that are placed inside a third-party pair of soccer cleats, a couple of waterproof sensor modules that slot into each of those insoles from the underside, and an iOS/Android app on which the collected data is displayed.



Once the sensors have been inserted, the insoles can be left in the cleats until they wear out and need to be replaced. When the modules' batteries need recharging, a flap of material on the surface of each insole is simply folded back so an included magnetic charger can be applied. Each sensor records its data 1,000 times per second, weighs a claimed 4 grams, and should run for up to 30 hours per charge.



As the athlete practises or plays actual games, IMUs (inertial measurement units) in the sensors track metrics such as average speed, acceleration/deceleration, ball touches, time on the ball, passes sent/received, shot power, right/left-leg power distribution, dribbling distance, and total distance travelled.



It offers a more detailed understanding of a player’s development curve and where improvements need to be made. Created for the most intense situations, these sensors work in all weather conditions, whether you’re training or playing in a match. Made to revolutionize youth soccer, this all-inclusive sensor technology tracks speed, acceleration, deceleration, and much more.

According to New Atlas

Kimmy (collect) - (World Creativity Science Academy)