New range of smart tech enhances cricket games

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Cricket’s never been the most high tech of sports, but recently Intel decided to get involved and brought a plethora of new initiatives to advance the sport. Partnering with the ICC in time for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 (which started in England on June 1st), it hopes to make cricket more scientific. First is the smart bat device - BatSense - which is a sensor the batter places on the top of the bat's handle. It uses Intel’s Curie module to record and send back data on the whole swing including back lift, velocity and follow through. This will…

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