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2014-04-25 12:25:14

The Speed Pro aims to change the way speed training is administered and measured SAN DIEGO, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Speed Pro Agility and Acceleration Trainer, the latest development from XBand Sports, is a wearable personal training aide intended to give athletes real-time feedback while they train. After a decade of experience in designing successful products for Hewlett-Packard, XBand Sports co-founders Jose Doval and Steve Kim have shifted their focus to...

2014-04-09 23:03:55

The company’s first product, the Speed Pro, offers intricate metrics about training fundamentals. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Former basketball star and current sportscaster Bill Walton recently gave his stamp of approval for the brand new technology developed by XBand Sports. The Hall of Famer endorsed the Speed Pro as a product that would provide many up-and-coming sports stars with the tools they need to improve the most important fundamentals of their game. “XBand is a...

2014-03-28 23:02:47

Intended for athletes of all backgrounds, the Speed Pro provides affordable, accessible coaching. San Diego (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 A little over four years ago, a group of sports-minded engineers and product developers got together with a hunger to create a new line of technology specifically for athletes. Now, after forming their company, XBand Sports, the team is finally ready to make their first big debut with the Speed Pro Agility and Acceleration trainer that launches for pre-order...

2014-03-17 23:22:01

Speed Pro Agility and Acceleration Trainer makes coaching and training metrics accessible to athletes from all backgrounds SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 XBand Sports will launch its debut wearable training technology system called the Speed Pro on Kickstarter on Tuesday, March 25. The three-piece system allows athletes to capture detailed performance data such as their speed, acceleration and a full velocity profile, straight to their smartphone or tablet. Any aspiring athletes will...

Cable Gaming Could Be A Possibility
2012-09-26 14:38:15

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For roughly the last decade the video game console arena has essentially consisted of three players: Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft. Over the last 25 years there have been some shakeups as companies such as Sega have transitioned from hardware maker to software developer, and various startups have attempted to break into the market. On the horizon already are startups that could seriously disrupt the market, as Ouya looks to bring...

2011-06-20 05:20:00

There are no signs of hackers slowing down in their efforts to breach high profile systems. Video game maker Sega is the latest victim to have online identities and passwords stolen. Information belonging to 1.3 million customers has been stolen from Sega's database. Names, birth dates, e-mail addresses and encrypted passwords of users of Sega Pass online network members are compromised, Sega said in a statement. Although payment data such as credit card numbers have not been affected, Sega...

2011-02-07 02:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- element14, a collaborative social community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, and modding guru Benjamin J. Heckendorn, a.k.a. Ben Heck, go "old school" by digging up a portable Sega CDX gaming system to turn it into an even smaller, more portable gaming system in the latest episode of "The Ben Heck Show" airing today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110207/CG42781) "It was a blast to take something...

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Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Sega Saturn
2013-04-28 08:27:49

The Sega Saturn is a 32-bit video game console produced by Sega as the fifth generation in a line of game consoles. It was released in Japan on November 22, 1994, North American on May 11, 1995 and on July 8, 1995 in Europe. In the United States only 2 million units were sold compared to over 6 million in Japan. The system was discontinued on August 10, 1998. Its successor was the Dreamcast. The original unit was going to have a single central processor, but the PlayStation’s...

Sega Mega-CD
2013-04-28 08:17:11

The Sega Mega-CD released as the Sega CD in North America, is an add-on device for the Sega Mega Drive / Genesis video game console. It was designed and produced by Sega, released in Japan on December 12, 1991, North America and Brazil June 1992, and Europe and Australia April 1993. Over six million units have been sold worldwide and production of the unit was discontinued 1996. The device played CD based games, audio CDs and CD+G discs. There were two versions of the Sega CD...

Sega 32X
2013-04-28 08:07:40

The Sega 32X is an add-on device for the Sega Mega Drive / Genesis video game console. It was released on November 21, 1994 in North America and December 3, 1994 in Japan. Due to low sales, the system was discontinued in October 1995. The add-on originally was going to be a cartridge based unit code named “Project Jupiter,” but Sega decided to modify the project to also accept CD-ROM games and the Sega 32X was produced, code named “Project Mars”. The initial sales for the Sega 32X...

Sega Genesis
2013-04-27 09:05:01

The Sega Genesis is the fourth generation of game consoles developed by Sega. It was also known as the Sega Mega Drive released in Japan on October 29, 1988. It was released in other regions as the Sega Genesis. In the US, New York and Los Angeles were the first cities to get the console on on August 14, 1989 in. On September 15, 1989 it was released to the rest of North America. It was released in Europe as the Mega Drive on November 30, 1990. It was also released in Brazil in 1990 as the...

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