IC Chips Inside Sport Equipment
Enthusiasm for sports is increasing with each passing day as it encourages fitness, peace, competition, and unites people around the world.
Lately, many technical innovations in sports have been introduced which are ushering us into the entirely new era of the “smart sport”.
IC Chips Inside Cricket Bats
Cricket is not only admired but also worshiped in many countries like India. International Cricket Council (ICC) recognizes this massive opportunity that the sub-continent has to offer.
Henceforth, the International body with the cooperation of a tech giant had come up with a plan to capture this potential market.
ICC had introduced IC chips in bats for the just-concluded Champions Trophy held in England. Along with these chips, hawk-eye cameras, drone cameras, and immersive VR experience were introduced to enhance the cricket experience.
Hence this year’s Champion’s Trophy was coined by the ICC as “Smart Cricket Tournament”.
Patent Trend of IC Chips in Sport Equipments
Let’s have a look at bar graphs and concept cloud showing different aspects in sports market.
Shown below is a concept cloud highlighting the major domains specifying the applications of IC chips in sports. Golf Club being the major market, followed by rackets.
IC chip has been a break through technology in many sports and its introduction in cricket will certainly revolutionize the game. The future has a lot in store for us and it may be just a matter of time to see what technology brings next.
Prabhmehak Kaur, Suraj Pal Singh & Ashish Sharma