System and methods for determining performance data

  • US 6,959,259 B2
  • Filed: 10/30/2002
  • Issued: 10/25/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/12/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A system for determining motion characteristics of a sportsman, comprising:

  • an accelerometer-based sensor for attachment with the sportsman, the accelerometer based sensor sensing acceleration of the sportsman during movement and processing the acceleration to determine airtime of the sportsman during the movement; and

    a watch to be worn by the sportsman, the sensor wirelessly communicating data incorporating the airtime to the watch, the watch receiving the data and indicating the motion characteristics.

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