The idea is that users simply turn the wristbands on and configure them, go rock- or wall-climbing, then afterwards upload that session's data from the bands to the ClimbAX online processing system
Each of the wristbands contains an accelerometer, orientation sensor, altitude sensor, a NAND memory chip, and a 16-bit microprocessor
A climber wearing the ClimbAX wristbands
So, yep, a performance-monitoring device for yet another sport has been created. Just in the past 30 days alone, we've heard about new gadgets to help athletes improve their basketball and hockey skills. Now, a University of Newcastle tech spin-off has announced a system known as ClimbAX – and as its name implies, it's designed for climbers.
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