Intel and ESPN partner to showcase real-time athlete performance at the X Games

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At its CES press conference today, Intel announced a partnership with ESPN to embed its tiny Curie computer in athletes’ gear at the annual X Games sports competition to track real-time performance. This includes statistics like in-air rotations, jump height, jump distance, speed and force on landing. On stage, Intel demonstrated this technology with freestyle bicyclists, measuring their speed and jump heights. The Intel-fueled X Games will begin on January 28 in Aspen, with viewers being able to look at real-time statistics on TV as they watch the games on ESPN. Intel first unveiled Curie at CES 2015, a button-sized wearable computer designed to…

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