Cellphone To Check Your Golf Swing

Fujitsu announced that Hosei University and they developed a technology to sense your body’s movement during golf swing by an equipped cellphone on your waist.

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The application will be bundled on Fujitsu’s mobile phones for NTT Docomo, and Fujitsu group’s web company Nitfy Corporation is planning to host a network service to which users can upload their analysed data.

There is Japanese salarymen‘s bad habit of practising their golf swing everywhere. Here is a Tokyo Metro’s in-station poster to warn the golf manias not to swing with umbrella.

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With this technology carried on more cellphones, there will be more people check their swing with umbrella and share the data on the web in future.

See Also:

Press Conference report by ITMedia [J]

Station Golf Flash Game [J]

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@akky is one of the first Japanese pro-bloggers [J]. He also leads Asiajin, writes a tech column on The Japan Times, consults for some foreign companies interested in Japanese web market. (please inquire to akimoto on gmail.com).