Housed in a dedicated facility called the House of Mamba, the court was created to coincide with the Nike RISE campaign, which centres around a competition for young Chinese players to win a chance to participate in the Nike World Basketball Festival in Barcelona this September.
Bryant is one of a number of well-known basketball players taking part in RISE, with the participants having already received training from Le Bron James in the first rounds in Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Taipei and Kaohsiung. James selected 30 players to move on to the next stage with Bryant in Shanghai, where they trained on the responsive court, which tracks the movement of players on its surface with built-in motion sensors.
The court can lay out sets of moves for individual people, create drills based on Bryant’s training programme that are adapted for the court, and respond to mistakes as well as display performance stats. It can also show classic court markings, with customised overlays including Nike’s RISE branding.
When not in use for training and games, the LED surface can display almost any combination of moving images, graphics and colours….
Every Tuesday is Art Tuesday here at Adafruit! Today we celebrate artists and makers from around the world who are designing innovative and creative works using technology, science, electronics and more. You can start your own career as an artist today with Adafruit’s conductive paints, art-related electronics kits, LEDs, wearables, 3D printers and more! Make your most imaginative designs come to life with our helpful tutorials from the Adafruit Learning System. And don’t forget to check in every Art Tuesday for more artistic inspiration here on the Adafruit Blog!
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — Lessons Learned Scaling Airbnb 100X
Wearables — Start with a sketch
Electronics — When do I use X10?
Biohacking — Project Peri – Translates Sound into Light for the Hearing Impaired
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.