British Athletics buy Next Generation Performance Monitoring Sensors and Software from UK Tech start-up
British Athletics and PhysiGo today announced the purchase of PhysiGo’s Running Pods for Elite athletes (RPE) to enhance the ability to monitor and analyse advanced performance metrics in real-time. PhysiGo’s CEO Luke Sephton-Perrett said, “We are proud to have been chosen after successfully completing extensive trials that meet the exacting standards of
British Athletics and that showed advanced monitoring of form and run metrics, insight and AI-based analysis beyond what has previously been available.”
The unique Running Pods which are worn as a pair on the ankles monitor the usual running metrics like pace and split times but have the capability to measure with unrivalled accuracy, metrics like contact/flight time and foot placement which is supported with advanced AI analysis.
Tommy Yule, Head of Performance Support at British Athletics, said “We are very pleased to be working with PhysiGo, who share our vision for data-driven performance improvement. PhysiGo has shown a capability to combine product innovation and flexibility to meet the exacting standards of elite performance athletes”.
PhysiGo is planning to launch the “Running Pod Pro” (RPP) for the mass market in January 2020, which will provide similar functionality and an app that to provide advanced monitoring of form and run metrics, insight using AI-based analysis. For those interested in the RPP please click the following here or visit www.physigo.org for further information.
PhysiGo Ltd based in Wiltshire, UK and is an innovative provider of wearable networked sensors supported by advanced AI. It uses its understanding of artificial intelligence and biometrics to bring unique solutions to the Physiotherapy and Sports Performance monitoring and optimisation markets.