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Better, Stronger, Faster

Over two thirds of all world records in athletics were set in the past 20 years. Let that sink in for a minute. Humans have been competing with each other for thousands of years — and keeping records for nearly 200 — and yet athletes from just the past two decades hold the majority of the top achievements. Why? Most likely, the answer isn’t that we humans alive today are inherently stronger, faster, or more talented than earlier generations; it’s that we have better technology at our disposal. We have better tools, better equipment, and better data — all of which allow us to train harder, go faster, and push the limits of human athletic performance. In this series, we’ll explore those technologies and illuminate how advanced science and engineering are helping today’s athletes become better, faster, and stronger than ever before.

Intel’s incredible athlete-tracking A.I. is the ‘holy grail’ of training tech

3DAT, Intel's athlete-tracking A.I., was built to boost the viewer experience at the Olympics, and it has huge potential as a training tool for elite athletes.
July 29, 2021
Crack team of Intel engineers setting up 3DAT equipment at Olympic Trials.