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Wristband Monitors Your Rock-Climbing Prowess, University of Newcastle Study



9/20/2013 6:06:25 AM

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Are you an expert climber or a trembling novice? A sensor-equipped wristband will find out how well climbers negotiate rock faces by analysing the way they move. Cassim Ladha and colleagues at the University of Newcastle have developed ClimbAx, a plastic wristband which contains 3D motion, orientation and altitude sensors to collect key data during climbs. Afterwards, climbers download the data via a USB port.

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