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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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
The third annual Kossev Symposium is coming up on November 19-20 in Seattle. Representatives from Performance Phones will be in attendance to demonstrate our application, answer questions, and listen to your feedback. If you plan to attend, please stop by … Continue reading
Here’s a blog post from Thomas Carter with instructions for creating awesome rowing videos like this one. Thanks Thomas!
Check out the app review just posted on paddlingcoach.com.
The Quick Start document and the User Guide have both been updated to reflect the latest updates to the application.
The latest update to SpeedCoach Mobile provides full access to all application settings directly within the app, in a new “Settings” tab. All settings can be changed at any time and will take effect immediately. A new setting in the … Continue reading
SpeedCoach Mobile version 2.2.2 is now available as a free update for all customers. This version adds support for “meters per stroke” on the Row/Paddle screen. The display shows an average over your last 10 strokes (or a countdown until … Continue reading
The latest update to SpeedCoach Mobile adds support for “meters per stroke”, which many coaches consider an important measure of efficiency. This is computed as a running average over the last 10 strokes and is rounded to the nearest 5 … Continue reading
This article touches on some of the reasons why we haven’t developed a version of SpeedCoach Mobile for Android.