Our Inspiration and Background
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The idea came about following a shoulder injury from kayaking; wanting to know how to efficiently capture motion, translate it into data that could provide valuable information and understanding about the body, the way individual limbs move and perform.
Utilising this information we could improve performance, become faster, understand our body and potentially remain injury free. Accuracy and regular readings have been of paramount importance in the development of StingRay.
The exciting technology that has been incorporated into the StingRay device is capable of processing many different types of data, making it very transferable and not just limited to applications within sport.
During development it became apparent that we were actually creating a device capable of multi-platform functions useable in a diverse range of dimensions, more that we never imagined.
We know wearable technology is advancing and with StingRay's capabilities being so versatile it could also be incorporated within clothing, sports wear and equipment to give regular data feedback during activity.
You may already be familiar with wearable technology products such as Nike FuelBand, Samsung Galaxy Gear, Google Glass, etc. IHS Electronics and Media, an acclaimed organisation in this field, predicts that the global market for microelectromechanical (MEMS) motion sensors will grow by $41.3, $60.8, and $91.5 during the years 2014, 2015, and 2016 respectively. Many experts in the industry, such as tech author and investor Cheryl Swanson, feel that the most significant innovations in MEMS motion sensor technology will come from relatively unknown companies.