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Each week, Rick joins his buddy Sully to talk tech on the Limpert Tech "SullyCast on ALT 105.7, formerly TalkRadio 640 WGST

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Friday
Dec042015

WGST's "The Sully Show" for 12/4/15 - Sports Tech for the Holidays

Rick's specialty is sports tech and sports gadgets, so we look at some holiday gifts for the athlete or active person on your list.

Rick hasn't been that active this week as he's been down with back spasms.  But he's on his way to Milwaukee this weekend for a special project.  He's covering 7 sporting events in a 36-hour period.  So hopefully the back holds up!

Have a listen to Rick and Sully:




1.   Smart Rope (Smart Jump Rope)

Smart Rope - the next generation of jump rope, equipped with fitness tracking and real-time display capabilities.

 Beautifully designed and (most importantly) portable, Smart Rope is the perfect gift for the fitness junkie in your life.

Smart Rope displays your fitness data mid-air, while you jump, through 23 high-quality embedded LED lights and pairs with your smartphone, via the Smart Gym app, for easy tracking and sharing of your jump count and calories burned.

Smart Rope retails for $89.99 and is currently available online at http://store.tangramfactory.com.
 

2. Harman Kardon JBL speaker line in partnerships with NBA

JBL and the NBA partnered to elevate the NBA basketball experience for fans around the world wherever they enjoy the sounds of the game - at the arena, in their homes, in their cars, or on the go.

This is a partnership that will make the company the official headphone, speaker, and audio partner of the NBA, Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), NBA Development League (NBA D-League), and USA Basketball. This unprecedented partnership is the NBA’s first-ever marketing partner in these categories and HARMAN’s first partnership with a professional sports league.

Products include the Flip 2  NBA, the Clip NBA and S300 NBA
 
 



3. Under Armour - Eyewear with Game Day Lenses

All for a price of around $100

Under Armour's partnership with golfer, Jordan Spieth received much press in 2015 with his play on the course and visibility off the course. Basketball star, Stephen Curry is another brand ambassador for Under Armour and he was in the spotlight as he and his teammates march to an NBA Championship. Now with a full line of eyewear, Under Armour has all the bases covered.

Enter their Game Day Lenses with a special color enhancer that comes in handy on the course. What you get is a better look at moving objects, quick and accurate recognition and processing, along with sharper on-field contrast. This makes reading greens and the contours of a course easier and it could help speed up those five-hour rounds you seem to get caught up in each time you pull your golf bag out of your trunk. Any of the frames with Game Day Lenses will work with ball sports.

The Under Armour Igniter 2.0 is a durable and comfortable frame with a titanium base. Unparalleled strength and frame flexibility that last and perform. When you combine the Game Day lens with the frames, users get 20% more peripheral vision and a lens coating that guards against scratches, smears and smudges. Yes, these frames will last more that six months. Remember, these lenses block 100% of UVA, UVB and UVC rays you encounter in life. Quite simply, the blues are bluer, the greens are very green and the ball is whiter than ever so you can follow the ball flight to the ground.


 

4.  Master Lock Padlock and App

For Gym Lockers, Storage Units and more...

Master Lock recently announced their new Bluetooth Smart Padlocks, and we’d love to send over samples for you to test and review. These new smart padlocks turn any smart-enabled device into a key, eliminating the worry and hassle that surrounds forgotten combinations or lost keys.  

Master Lock Bluetooth Smart Padlocks Overview:

o   Download free Master Lock Vault eLocks app and sync lock with Activation Code

·         Functions:

o   Invite guests to share digital keys

o   Remove guests who no longer need access

o   Schedule unlimited guest access or restrict access to day and night

o   Receive tampering alerts

o   View padlock’s activity history

·         Indoor and outdoor models are available for purchase online (indoor $49.99, outdoor $59.99)

 


5.  For the women....  

Baggallini's  "Have it all Bag"

Whether it's a workout at the gym or a weekend away, you need a bag that can handle specific tasks. Carrying a bulky beach towel or yoga mat? No sweat. Dashing through the airport? Your stuff is secure. Our Have It All tote lives up to its name.

 Just $98.00 for a quality bag.

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