Phase One is now closed to new submissions. Respondents are being reviewed and Phase Two will begin in the middle of December, 2013. If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to post in the Armour39 Challenge Forum.
NineSigma, representing Under Armour, invites proposals for technologies that will expand the capabilities of their Armour39 – a first-of-its-kind performance monitoring system for athletes. Learn more about the Armour39 technical specifications.
Under Armour wants to work with engineers, inventors, software developers, etc. to develop new capabilities for the Armour39. You retain all intellectual property rights to technology developed and may have the opportunity to demonstrate your technology to the Under Armour executive team. See the Challenge Terms and Conditions for more information.
Successful technologies will address one or more of the following needs:
Vie for the chance to be among 15 semi-finalists, who will be invited to the Digital Future Show Event at Under Armour in April, 2014. The winner will be awarded a $25,000 prize, and the runner-up will receive a $10,000 prize. There are three phases to this challenge as outlined below.
The Armour39 monitors an athlete’s performance across a wide range of activities. By tracking movement and measuring biometrics, the Armour39 provides an objective report on athletic performance for a workout or activity. For more information, see a review of the Armour39 by Gizmodo.
Under Armour wants to make the Armour39 more interactive for competitive athlete users. They would like to develop new features that will generate excitement, enhance level of use, and improve training or conditioning sessions. While they actively seek solutions to the three areas listed, they also are interested in any new way Armour39 can “make athletes better”.
|The Armour39 Challenge: RFP #69975 4 weeks ago in Armour39 Challenge Forum||by Jonathan Tzeng|
|The Armour39 Challenge Terms and Conditions 1 month ago in Armour39 Challenge Forum||by Jonathan Tzeng|
|The Armour39 Challenge Response Template 1 month ago in Armour39 Challenge Forum||by Jonathan Tzeng|
|Armour39 Technical Specifications 1 month ago in Armour39 Challenge Forum||by Jonathan Tzeng|
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