2015's Consumer Electronics Show has seen the unveiling of Cerevo's XON SNOW-1, a "smart" snowboard binding system that syncs via Bluetooth with a downloadable iOS or Android app to provide a slew of real-time analysis on a user's current run and a detailed overview of everything once at the bottom of the mountain.

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The snowboard system tracks movement, speed, and technique, and can even monitor weight distribution on the fly. Thanks to four load sensors at the bottom of each foot, riders can visualize their balance and adjust their weight accordingly. Among other things, the app shows off: weight balance of each foot, center of gravity, board bend of the top and tail-side, and acceleration.

The data accrues for each run, allowing its users to delve deep into the app's functionality at the end of each run or while waiting on the ski lift for the next one. The board also has four bright LED lights installed in each toe and heel side, simultaneously allowing an easy riding position check and providing a safety feature for dusk and nighttime riders.

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Customers interested in the XON SNOW-1 can go to the official website and sign up to receive the latest information on the bindings. Little else is known at this time, but Cerevo states the bindings will be available "within year 2015" and will cost around $500.

Top Rated Comments

CrAkD Avatar
96 months ago
All these smart products are making us stupid
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Seppentoni Avatar
96 months ago
The light feature is great. That way everybody on the slopes can see that you are douche.
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2457282 Avatar
96 months ago
Smart Bindings? We're closer to having the Back To The Future shoes!

I am holding out for the hoverboard :cool:
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SgtPepper23 Avatar
96 months ago
Smart Bindings? We're closer to having the Back To The Future shoes!
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