Tech Report: Smart soccer ball, can it help improve your skills?

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SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Smart-connected sports balls are growing in popularity.

They have sensors built in that give the user real time feedback through mobile apps.

Can these soccer balls help improve you or your children’s skills?

KRON4’s Tech Reporter Gabe Slate gives us a closer look.

Watch the above video to see Gabe’s full report.

WEB LINKS:

http://www.adidas.com/us/micoach-smart-ball/G83963.html

https://www.att.com/stores/california/san-francisco/118844

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Products like the Adidas miCoach smart ball are showing the world how technology will soon be playing an essential role in everyday sports and equipment. 

The app interprets and displays near real-time feedback on power, spin, strike and trajectory. 

There’s also a library of ball-mastery videos with drills, coaching tips and guidance to help improve overall skill.

Adidas miCoach Smart Ball

Products like the miCoach smart ball is showing the world how technology will soon be playing an essential role in everyday sports and equipment. 

Soccer players now can analyze and better their skills with the Adidas miCoach, which uses a unique sensor to fine-tune your kicking techniques with instant feedback from the companion app.

 Focus on your ability to control, strike and manipulate the soccer ball so your on-pitch skills are at their best.

The miCoach SMART BALL’s unique sensor construction lets you fine-tune your dead-ball kicking technique with instant feedback on power, spin, strike and trajectory, along with exclusive tips and guidance to help you get the most from your game.

The app interprets and displays near real-time feedback on power, spin, strike and trajectory.

There’s also a library of ball-mastery videos with drills, coaching tips and guidance to help improve overall skill.

Companion app interprets and displays near real-time feedback on power, spin, strike and trajectory, and includes library of ball-mastery videos with drills, coaching tips and guidance to help improve ball touch and handling

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