Jacco Verhaeren excited about the Instabeat ‘Google Glass’ of swimming


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‘It sounds unlikely, as water and technology do not mix, and yet there is a ‘Google Glass’ project for the sport of swimming in development, under the name Instabeat. The silicon display is attached to goggles and gives the swimmer feedback on the progress. Gijsbregt Brouwer spoke at the BNR Sportzaken about the potential of Instabeat and Jacco Verhaeren was excited. Opportunities for the athletes and for the fans.’ […]

‘Jacco Verhaeren is enthusiastic: “What I really like about this product is the direct feedback. We work a lot with technology and everything we develop is also about direct feedback.’


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