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Guided Knowledge debuts Smart Suit

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Date: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2019

GUIDED KNOWLEDGE TO PREVIEW THE NEXT GENERATION OF WEARABLES AT THE 66th PGA MERCHANDISE SHOW

Taking 3D Technology From The Lab To The Range

(GOSPORT, United Kingdom)Guided Knowledge (GK) will debut its state-of-art technology at the 66th PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 22-25, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. in the Inventor’s Spotlight Forum at Booth #3595. GK is pioneering technologies that can see you in action, assess your performance and provide real-time feedback via digital coaching tools.

For the first time, elite golfers and their coaches have access to a brand new view of the player’s unique swing signature. With GK technology, they now can collaborate anytime, anywhere, in-person or remotely, using state-of-the-art 3D technology to determine performance objectives, understand skill development trajectory and set tasks to improve outcomes while maintaining current performance levels.

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“We are focused on developing the next generation of wearables designed to make 3D technology mobile and accessible. Our first product provides elite golfers and their coaches an invaluable competitive advantage by delivering an unprecedented 360-degree view of their swing signature. They now have the power to capture, dissect and analyze every shot, anytime, anywhere,” says Kevin West. “We are excited to be able to offer the golf industry a ‘first look’ at the PGA Merchandise Show.”

GK’s patent-pending technology includes the GK Smart Suit, a base layer garment embedded with 18-sensors that can measure speed, angle and direction at a rate of 1K samples per second. This enables the GK Motion System to capture users’ biomechanical movement patterns in extreme detail and with unparalleled accuracy. The motion data is transmitted to the GK Pod and processed using a series of complex algorithms to analyze and understand the user’s performance. The GK App provides performance feedback via a customizable metrics dashboard as well as a sophisticated 3D avatar with a 360-degree view. The performance data is stored in the Cloud, which allows users to access and/or share the feedback anytime, anywhere across devices.

GK’s first product caters to elite golfers and their coaches. However, the technology can be applied to numerous sports like running, tennis, baseball and skiing as well as other categories like health, wellness, workplace, performing arts and others. GK is scheduled to launch its golf product in Q1 2019.

About Guided Knowledge
Guided Knowledge is a U.K. based tech start-up comprised of a dedicated team of sports scientists, biomechanists, mathematicians, engineers, golf experts and creatives. We are pioneering the next generation of wearables that offer bespoke digital coaching tools and analytics in real-time, anytime and anywhere. Visit www.guidedknowldge.com to learn more.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
TRINE HINDKLEV, CMO
+1-917-855-8019
Trine.Hindklev@guidedknowledge.com

About the PGA Merchandise Show
The 66th PGA Merchandise Show, held Jan. 22-25, 2019, in Orlando, will welcome some 1,000 top golf companies and brands and more than 40,000 industry professionals from around the world to the industry’s annual global summit for the business of golf. The PGA Show Demo Day, the world’s largest professional golf testing event, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Orange County National Golf Center. During PGA Show days, Jan. 23-25 at the Orange County Convention Center, PGA Professionals, retailers and industry leaders will uncover the latest trends, source the newest golf merchandise, test the latest equipment, learn proven business best practices, network among peers and move forward the business of the game. The PGA Merchandise Show is a trade-only event and is not open to the public.

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