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A sports electronic training system with sport ball, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, the system comprises at least one monitor and an electronic processing device for receiving data from the at least one monitor and providing feedback to an individual based on the received data. The monitor can be a motion monitor that measures an individual's performance such as, for example, speed, pace and distance for a runner. Other monitors might include a heart rate monitor, a temperature monitor, an altimeter, et cetera. In an embodiment, a sport ball that includes a motion monitor for monitoring motion of the sport ball stores an identification value received when a shoe that includes a motion monitor contacts the sport ball. The stored identification value serves as a record of the contact.

Title
Sports electronic training system with sport ball, and applications thereof
Application Number
11/889978
Publication Number
8360904 (B2)
Application Date
August 17, 2007
Publication Date
January 29, 2013
Inventor
Stephen Michael Vincent
Portland
OR, US
Amy Jones Vaterlaus
Portland
OR, US
Allen W Van Noy
Portland
OR, US
Scott Tomlinson
Portland
OR, US
Christian Dibenedetto
North Plains
OR, US
Mark Arthur Oleson
Portland
OR, US
Agent
Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C
Assignee
adidas International Marketing
NL
IPC
A63F 13/00
A63F 9/24
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