Performance Phones develops innovative applications that leverage the power of smartphones to provide performance information to athletes, coaches, and spectators.
Our first product, CrewNerd, is designed for rowing & paddling enthusiasts.
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Big changes here at Performance Phones! After five years, the agreement with Nielsen-Kellerman under which we were using the SpeedCoach Mobile name is expiring, so it’s time for a change. After extensive research and several focus group sessions (just kidding), we settled on … Continue reading
The latest free update for the iPhone includes two new features and several bug fixes. A new “screen lock” feature prevents water droplets from being interpreted as touch input during your workouts. To enable this, see the main settings screen. … Continue reading
The latest free update to SpeedCoach Mobile includes support for detailed charting of the interval data from your workouts. To chart the data for an interval, go to the history tab and select a practice. In the “Workouts” section for … Continue reading
We’re pleased to announce the release of another free application update for iOS. This version includes updates for the new iOS 6 release as well as changes to support the larger iPhone 5 display, which now gets a 6th data … Continue reading
We’re pleased to announce that SpeedCoach Mobile is now available on all models of the Windows Phone. The Windows Phone version is largely compatible with the iPhone version in terms of features, but was adapted specifically for the Windows Phone … Continue reading
We’re in the final stages of testing a new version of SpeedCoach Mobile for Windows Phone. If all goes well, we’ll be submitting for approval in the next couple of weeks, and it should be available in the Marketplace shortly … Continue reading
SpeedCoach Mobile version 3.0 is now available in iTunes. This update adds support for live-streaming your workouts via MapMyTracks.com. The update interval can be set from 2 seconds (for near-instantaneous tracking) to 5 minutes (for best battery life). The app … Continue reading
The latest free update to SpeedCoach Mobile was approved by Apple today and is available for download from the app store now. This version includes two new heart rate options, detailed stroke force data, a new “total distance” data field … Continue reading
A new video is available that describes accessories that you might find useful with SpeedCoach Mobile. External GPS receivers allow you to get speed and distance information on an iPod touch, and several different options are available for monitoring your … Continue reading
SpeedCoach Mobile uses the built-in accelerometer in the iPhone (and iPod touch) to accurately measure your stroke rate. But the accelerometer is capable of much more. With it, SpeedCoach Mobile can also calculate metrics that provide insight into the “quality” … Continue reading