Kansas City shines bright at CES 2016

KC-based companies are generating buzz at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

ShotTracker announced a major partnership with basketball giant Spalding. Full details on the multi-year deal haven't been released, but the first outcome is a system that will allow ShotTracker's wearable technology to track stats for multiple players at a time. 

“Analytics are changing how sports are played and impacting the game on many levels," Senior Vice President and General Manager of Spalding Paul Sullivan said in a release. "We believe this trend is a remarkable opportunity for basketball. From players to coaches to fans and recruiters, there are many constituents that will benefit from real-time information on player performance.”

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Garmin's new Varia Vision brings data, navigation and notifications to eye level for cyclists. The heads-up computing display debuted at CES and will start shipping soon. Cycling computing systems are generally attached to handlebars or the bike itself. Varia Vision allows cyclists to keep focused on the road while receiving important data.

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