Skateboards are fun and people around the world are crazy for skateboarding tricks. RideBlock is a skateboard motion tracker developed and designed by engineers who love to do skateboards tricks and want to share it with their social circle. It’s actually an activity and motion tracker designed for skateboards and longboards to track the tricks performed, analyse the progress and compete with friends in real-time. Basic purpose is to empower the sports community using innovation and data to progress together and use analytics to improve performance.
How it Works
RideBlock utilizes a unique sensor combination that allows motion recognition and pattern matching algorithm to automatically recognize tricks. That information is then sent to the mobile app for deeper analysis. The mobile dashboard enables users to analyze the trick with details that include speed, height, force, total airtime and an overall score.
As skateboarding is risky in some way because broken boards and broken bones are part of skateboarding. Hence device durability is given major importance. Device is made water resistant and durable. Device is easily re-chargeable with free and fast magnetic connectors and a hassle free connection to phone with the tap of a button.
Battery Life: 7 hrs/ Continuous
Compatibility: Skateboards / Long boards
Sensors: 9 axis IMU- Barometer
How to Use RideBlock
- Just attach RideBlock to the truck of your skateboard using skate tool.
- Turn ON the device and connect it to your mobile phone via Bluetooth.
- Start your session or challenge your friends anywhere in the world.
- Analyze your performance and compare your score with others.
- Share your achievements and progress in social media or in the RideBlock feed.
RideBlock team is showcasing their project at Indiegogo and raising funds to launch their products. Expected price for the device is 49$.