Great news. Artistic Gymnastics judging will finally include a truly objective component.
‘Smart Rings’ is a project by InnoSportLab with automatically measures the time for hold elements on Rings. As reported earlier the Smart Ring was tested at the 2015 European Championships in Montpellier. Later the system was successfully tested as an integrated part of a 4 way competition between BEL, NED, SUI and ROU.
In light of the positive tests, the UEG Men’s Technical Committee has decided to put the system in action, as an official part of the scoring at the upcoming European Championship for Juniors in Bern, SUI. The system will be managed by two appointed judges who will control the input based on agreed methodology.
The Men’s Technical Committee thanks the company InnoSportLab (NED), and the Apparatus supplier Janssen-Fritsen, for the close cooperation. …
Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. The demo shown is not perfect, but it gives you an idea how it works.