An embedded chip with sensors measures the speed, spin and power of the ball and relays it in real-time to a smartwatch, mobile or a computer using an app
Cricket has adopted technology like no other game. Spider Cams, Hawkeye, the Snickos and Hot Spots have become subjects of household discussions. If that was not enough, the Caribbean Premier League (CPL 2021) this year will be witness to yet another technological marvel – the Smart Ball.
Manufactured by Australian sports tech firm Sportcor in association with ball manufacturer Kookaburra, the Smart Ball promises to take the gentleman’s game to a new level altogether.
“The Smart Ball will have an embedded chip…