Pomocup: The First Smart Wearable Conceived By and For Ski Tourers

Pomocup wearable for ski tourers

Pomocup, a wearable device made for ski tourers, uses movement sensors and algorithms to analyze and understand all your ski touring moves. A partnership between POMOCA and Gait Up, both Swiss companies, resulted in Pomocup.

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The device contains several sensors: 3D accelerometer, 3D gyroscope, thermometer and barometer which collect a whopping 1200 data points per second. This data combined with advanced algorithms from Gait Up enables Pomocup to calculate multiple features simultaneously.

Ease of Use

Pomocup attaches to your ski with a secure magnet and clip, then sends your touring data directly to your smartphone while you ski.

After your tour, analyze your performance in more detail with the Skilog web interface.

“For me, the Pomocup device, powered by Gait Up, is the perfect device to measure the technique, says Kilian Jornet, Ski touring & ultra-trail running world champion

About Gait Up

Gait Up Combines Sensors, Algorithms and Biometrics to Deliver Most Precise Motion Analysis.

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The company believes you deserve more than step counts from wearables. That’s why they created products that revolutionize sensor-based analysis with meaningful metrics and accuracy of the highest standards. As a spin-off of the University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV) and the Swiss Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL), Gait Up benefits from world-leading scientific expertise in motion analysis, pioneering the field for more than 18 years. The company was founded in 2013 and acquired by MindMaze in 2017.

Pomocup wearable for ski tourers

Gait Up is the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup Winner 2017 in the category “Sports & Fitness” and add the following paragraph about the IWC.

The Innovation World Cup® Series is the world’s leading IoT competition. Thousands of contestants from over 80 countries have taken part and we would like to invite you to join the ranks of our global success stories. The IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® welcomes IoT and Wearable Technologies (WT) solutions in eight different categories and four special prizes. All solutions will be evaluated by an international panel of experts on criteria including degree of innovation, business potential and go-to-market approach.

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Sam Draper
Sam Draper () is Online Editor at WT | Wearable Technologies specialized in the field of sports and fitness but also passionated about any new lifestyle gadget on the market. Sam can be contacted at press(at)wearable-technologies.com.