Episode 10: 5 Technical Decisions we made for this Sports Tech project and WHY we made them
Each week, we dive in deeper into what's gone on in the tincubator through the week in 14 minutes or less (I couldn't cut this one down, it was too fun!). Our topics are driven by conversations we have on social media, driven by the posts we share of our day-to-day business operations.
This week we're talking all about a piece of sports tech we've put out in the market called BOWdometer, which came from our Spensor development platform. Have you ever looked at a piece of high-tech electronics and wondered about the drivers for decisions that were made during implementation? Here, we break down 5 major decisions we made for the product and cut into why we made them. Every decision we make has technical implications, tradeoffs and ultimately a decision factor that influenced the outcome. We dive deep into this for BOWdometer, our commercialized archery tech product that's out on the market today.
Technical Decisions Covered:
#1: What user interactions (customer-facing I/Os) do we need
#2: Mechanical housing design decisions
#3: Edge computing vs. cloud computing for algorithms
#4: Over the air updates for adding and enhancing features
#5: Open Source development platform for IMU sensors and sports
Watch the Video
BOWdometer PCB Panel to Product: https://www.tiktok.com/@tincubate/video/7028915978763390214
Roof Repairs 1: https://www.tiktok.com/@tincubate/video/7028225380326624518
Roof Repairs 2: https://www.tiktok.com/@tincubate/video/7029319310577274118
Construction Chaos: https://www.tiktok.com/@tincubate/video/7029716444896087301
Component Shortages: https://www.tiktok.com/@tincubate/video/7029718603872079110
Parts and Related Links: Ambiq Apollo3 Blue (MCU used): https://ambiq.com/apollo3-blue/
Spensor (sports IMU accelerator): https://www.tincubate.com/spensor
BOWdometer's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGslilU1p8b_mwbPXHZaaLA
BOWdometer Open Platform: https://www.bowdometer.com/open-platform
Open Platform Integration Example: https://www.bowdometer.com/artemis
Weekly Roundup Ep 9 (counterfeit parts, electronics shortage): https://youtu.be/5RFOQfxENtI
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