Sensor technology to help race performance
Team AkzoNobel crew have been equipped with biometric sensors to help them optimise their performance during the Volvo Ocean Race.
Five sailors will wear SAP’s sensors on their wrists 24-hours a day to collect information about physical conditioning such as fatigue, exhaustion, reaction to weather conditions and stress levels. The biometric data gathered could enable the team to make more balanced and informed decisions whilst at sea.
“Having SAP’s new technology available will help us better understand how the sailors are standing up to the rigors of the race,” said team AkzoNobel skipper Simeon Tienpont. “Innovations like this help to push the boundaries of our sport and in the future could help skippers to make better informed decisions about the physical and mental performance of their sailors.”
The data collected from the SAP Leonardo IoT Edge sensors, part of the SAP Leonardo digital innovation system, can be run through predictive analytics once teams arrive at a stopover, to help them prepare for the next leg of the race. The technology will be available to all competing teams in the race.
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