The Future of Bodyboarding Just Got Beta

SOPHIE LEATHERS

I have made some changes to my DA since my pitch, which you can find here.  Below is my Beta presentation where I have identified feedback channels which have assisted in the development of my background research and future thinking.

Wave Pools:

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  • This source discusses the technology behind wave pools including:  “Compressed air, levers and paddles, giant plungers and, of course, a submerged block pulled along a track, all produce surf.” 
  • Prediction that there will be individual buttons to change the wave they are riding 
  • Future of competitions held at wave pools in a controlled environment
  • Combination of wave pools and new camera technologies to provide more data

Camera technology:

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  • This source discusses a camera which tracks/films each of your waves. I think it’s safe to say that yes this is possible, probable but not preferable as it may result in crowded beaches. I will share this source…

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