Tech in sports typically revolves around maximizing performance in some nebulous and difficult-to-fact-check way. But Adidas has been doing some very cool stuff, like MiCoach biometric tracking, and now it's got something new and actually kind of great in theory: a soccer ball that tells you what its doing.
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Just in case you had any doubts over the fitness the Kinect and PS Move actually demand of you, THQ's teamed up with Adidas to bring its MiCoach fitness tracker to your lounge room early next year.
The popular and really quite good Adidas MiCoach fitness system is about to launch on Android, with a compatible app set to arrive for free download on the Android Market in April.
Adidas miCoach is a fitness activity tracking system similar to Nike+, except it gives you more data - including heart rate information - and has a sexy voice to guide you through workouts. Yes, it costs more, but it also does more.