February 19, 2014 AT 3:51 pm

Reebok CheckLight Teardown #WearableWednesday

The Reebok CheckLight is a sports activity impact indicator for athletes at risk of head injury, like football and hockey players. The lights at the back of the neck light up in reaction to severity and cumulative number of head impacts as sensed by an accelerometer and gyroscope. Check out the guide on the Adafruit Learning System for more closeup photos and a list of the parts on the board.


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