Nokia And Burton Bring Their Connected Snowboards To The Public

Nokia And Burton Bring Their Connected Snowboards To The Public
technology

Initially developing a concept method to passively display data onto connected phones, the team is now showcasing the technology in public trials and opening up the tool set for developers.

Kyle Studstill
  • 16 march 2011

Earlier we covered the concept work Nokia and Burton have been doing together to capture real-time data in the post Mobile-Connected Snowboards Turn Extreme Sports Into A Game. Initially developing a concept method to passively display data from skateboards and snowboards onto connected phones, the team is now showcasing the technology in public trials and opening up the tool set for developers so that the surrounding community can participate in building their own versions of boards that track both motion and biometrics from riders.

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