SportIQ introduces a smart hockey puck to be used in the Finnish Elite League. The puck features a smart sensor that enables tracking of puck possession and shot speed amongst a wide range of other stats. “This technology has never been seen before in ice hockey”, states reporter Olli Eronen.
Even though the smart hockey puck features a built-in sensor, on the outside it is not any different than a regular puck. “I didn’t notice any difference”, tells Finnish Elite League team Tappara’s defenseman Markus Kankaanperä after shooting back to back with a smart puck and a regular puck.
Watch the full video in Finnish here.