The ball, made by InfoMotion Sports Technologies, has internal sensors that measure the strengths and weaknesses of its handler, giving instant feedback. Add the 94Fifty to soccer’s latest tech development, a ball that uses FIFA goal-line technology to alert a ref when a goal is scored, and it seems 2013 might be the year of the smart ball.
The 94Fifty Sensor Basketball, which many Division I college teams use a version of, looks like any other regulation-sized ball. That’s to say all of its tech is hidden inside, so don’t expect to spot any of its sensors, which capture 6,000 points of data per second, embedded in the exterior.
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