When it comes to training, athletes need to know whether they're improving - that's where one SparkFun customer's system comes in.
Whether working on personal fitness at a gym or training for the highest levels of athletic performance, being able to time your laps, intervals or other drills is a great way to keep track of performance levels.
While working as a fitness director at a gym, Ryan Turner realized existing timing systems were unrealistic options for most consumers - including his gym. The ones that were on the market were too big and too expensive to make sense for all but the most well-funded athletes, so Turner turned to the TFMini - Micro LiDAR Module to create a gateless timing system for athletes at all levels.
Read on to learn more about how he turned this idea into a viable product used by both backyard trainers and the NFL.