Smart BMX sensor gamifies real life freestyling and racing

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Extreme sport computer games go to great lengths to mimic the real world experience of skating or BMXing — their creators spend fortunes creating lifelike graphics and ensuring their avatars behave in a realistic way. Now, Iddo — a new BMX add-on — is turning that tradition on its head, by giving real life BMX riders the ability to mimic their on screen counterparts. The device uses sensors to recognize tricks and track racer's laps, and connects to the user's smartphone to enable the rider to record and share their achievements. Iddo is a lightweight sensor made of resilient, high…

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