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Nextiles Launches AI-Powered Intensity Zones for Arm Health

The Nextiles Arm Sleeve Learns From Every Throw to Further Personalize Arm Health 


NEW YORK, February 14, 2023 -Nextiles, the leader in smart fabric technology for coaches and athletes, today announced Personalized Intensity Zones, a new algorithm to track stress for all Nextiles Arm Sleeve and App users. 


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The new Personalized Intensity Zone provides immediate feedback on how hard each athlete throws. The algorithm assigns a zone from 0 to 10 for every rep and provides coaches an intuitive way to create throwing programs by individualizing and categorizing intensity levels. This tool helps coaches and athletes to better communicate and manage arm stress in a simple, yet comprehensive way. With every throw, the Nextiles Arm Sleeve continues to learn from the athlete in real-time and further refines the intensity levels specific to each user. This provides an intuitive, personalized target to help avoid overuse and manage fatigue, optimizing overall arm health. 


“We’re excited to launch this new AI feature for the baseball market to help athletes manage fatigue and avoid arm injuries,” said Dr. George Sun, CEO and Founder of Nextiles. “We created this new algorithm which combines the athlete’s arm velocity, elbow torque, their height & weight biometrics, as well as other sensor-related factors to generate a machine-learned intensity value for each throw throughout the athlete’s career. The model will continuously learn and update these values the more they use the product. Ultimately, our algorithm will help bridge the communication gap between players and coaches, allowing them to better understand how much effort goes into each throw for the athlete’s particular body type and throwing style. By leveraging our hardware-software ecosystem, coaches can now create more personalized programming for their athlete’s daily workload and monitor injury risk from anywhere - all in real-time.”


The Personalized Intensity Zone feature is available today for all Nextiles App and Arm Sleeve users. The Nextiles App can be downloaded in the Apple Store. 


For more information on Nextiles, visit: www.nextiles.com


About Nextiles:

Founded in 2018, Nextiles is an innovative materials science company merging flexible electronics with soft goods to create a data analytics platform that measures human performance. The company combines patented, fabric-based sewing technology with data insights to quantify raw forces, range of motion, micromovements, and more. Nextiles is the only company in athletics today capable of providing real-time Newtonian force analytics and 3D motion capture from compression clothing. Backed by the Air Force, Drive by DraftKings, MSG Sports, the NBA, and the National Science Foundation, Nextiles is poised to disrupt the human performance industry.


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