Saturday, February 19, 2011

Qatar: Pact signed for use of ICT in equine sports

Gulf-times.com - Full Article

20 February 2011

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Qatar Science and Technology Park and Al Shaqab have signed a memorandum of understanding for the launch of an ICT solution platform called Rasad monitors that can be used in equine sports.
QSTP chairman, who is also the Science and Technology adviser Dr Tidu Maini and Al Shaqab director Fahad Saad al-Qahtani signed the agreement.
Rasad uses a variety of sensors to collect data and transmit over wireless or wired networks to a central server that processes the data, providing real time customised graphical interfaces and services.
It can be used in several industries, but when used in the equine sports, it provides several benefits such as: the optimisation and personalisation of horse training sessions, a more effective management of performance during endurance competitions...

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