News

explains
explains

Do you know the SPORTident User Guide? Perfect for all questions about our products!

Do you have a specific question about our technology and how to use it? Or do you need a few more information about the topic of ‘live data’? Then simply take a look at our User Guide. You can easily find it on our new website. Go to the ‘SUPPORT’ tab and click on ‘Documentation’.

news
news

arntech GmbH announces acquisition of EMIT AS

The German company arntech GmbH is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of the Norwegian company EMIT AS.

The acquisition of EMIT AS is expected to open new markets for EMIT products and give benefits for future development of timing products from SPORTident GmbH (sister company of arntech GmbH) and EMIT AS.

The collaboration will strengthen the development of orienteering products for international orienteering. The collaboration will also support the development of time keeping products for new markets.

news
news

We are very proud to present you our new website! Just click through and let us know what you think!

More modern, more clearly organised and more sporty - this is how our new SPORTident website presents itself. Whether you are completely new to us or one of SPORTident’s long-standing customers, the new website offers the right entry point for every visitor thanks to its structure and sorting. 

news
news

Here we go - Do you know all three answers of the WOW 2024 Raffle?

Here we go - Do you know all three answers of the WOW 2024 Raffle?

The 10 training flags are ideal for all of your training, children and school events. They are a perfect fit for the SPORTident School and Training Set.

In the O-App, you can create your training session or competition in just a few steps. Thanks to the O-App 50 subscription, the results of up to 50 participants can be uploaded to our results platform SPORTident Center. Center provides an engaging results presentation for your participants immediately as the finish their course.

campaign
campaign

Training flags - perfect for the World Orienteering Week

Buy 10, pay 8 and get our additional WOW gifts Just like you, we are looking forward to this year's World Orienteering Week. In anticipation of the WOW and as an official "Event Sponsor - World Orienteering Week 2024", we have a great offer for you. If you buy 10 training flags (size 15x15cm) you pay only for 8 of them. In addition, we are giving you a 1-year SPORTident Orienteering-App 50 subscription and a mini flag for free! The 10 training flags are ideal for all of...

explains
explains

How often do SI-Stations need a new battery?

In the average user scenario, the battery lifetime of a BSF8 or BSF9 station is 5-6 years.

SPORTident stations are characterised by extremely low power consumption, as this was an important aspect in the development of the stations. SPORTident stations support mixed use for direct punching with SI-Cards at the station and additionally contactless identification of a SIAC in AIR+ mode.

campaign
campaign

SI-Card9 in new fresh spring colours for you!

Spring is here! It's blooming and turning green everywhere. We can follow this. Matching with the first flowers of the year, we offer you the new SI-Card9 in fresh spring colours: pink, orange and yellow.

news
news

SPORTident continues to support the International Orienteering Federation in 2024

"A great year of working together lies behind us and we are already looking forward to an exciting new year 2024 in which we continue our long-standing collaboration," said Burkhard Ritter the CEO of SPORTident GmbH.
explains
explains

Does the SIAC have to be switched off if I want to punch manually

The SIAC does not have to be switched off. In a training session or competition, the base stations BSF7/8/9 will be configured in the specified mode. This specifies whether only manual or contactless punching is possible. If the stations are set to manual punching, only manual punching is possible even if the SIAC is activated.

news
news

Training with the SPORTident Orienteering-App

Training has never been so easy! Grab your smartphone, a read-out station and the red SPORTident mini-printer and you're ready to start timing your orienteering training. Can’t believe it? It's that simple!

news
news

The 1st SIAC with a 100% recycled body

As part of our battery exchange process, the SIACs sent back to SPORTident are carefully opened and then receive a brand new SIAC body. The used batteries are, of course, sent to a standardrecycling process for the product. But what happens to all the old plastic bodies?

news
news

Score-O and Rogaining now supported by the O-App

With the latest release of the SPORTident Orienteering App (R276) come new possibilities. Score-O and Rogaining trainings and competitions can now be managed with the app. In this context, SPORTident Center allows for a great visual representation of the results of these two forms of Orienteering by displaying the individual route choices on the map.
news
news

ActiveCard

The SPORTident ActiveCard (SIAC) records your time. It's fast. It's contactless. It's amazing. With a range of 3 metres and a 0.01 second resolution, the ActiveCard records the control number and time as you run past, while you can concentrate on what's most important: Your sport.

campaign
campaign

Our special World Orienteering Day 2023 offer! Ser up your course indoors or outdoors – on either soft or solid ground

In order to be able to set up great training courses for the WOD - whether indoors or outdoors, or on either soft or solid grounds - we have put together a really practical Mounting Set for you. It consists of 10 SPORTident O-Cones and 10 O-Stands. In addition, you receive a 10% discount on this set and we offer you a roll of 200m SPORTident barrier tape for free. With this Mounting Set you can set up your course anywhere and be well prepared.

campaign
campaign

Expand your training possibilities and get a BSF8 Station for free!

The season is almost starting and orienteering training starts everywhere. Set new courses and expand your training. For this purpose, we are offering you an additional BSF8 Station and a 1-year Orienteering App Subscription 100 for free, so that you can ideally create your training results. The athletes can evaluate their results and compare them with others on their mobile phone.

news
news

You have surprised us a lot!

After our SPORTident Advent Raffle, we are overwhelmed by the participation from all over the world. You have sent your answers regarding our four Advent questions about SIAC from over 45 countries, confirming how big our orienteering sports family is. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you and wish to our four winners, Dom Dakin, Jakub Sawościanik, Ivan Šeperić-Grdiša and Riccardo Astolfi a lot of fun and joy with their new SIAC "Edition 2023". We would be very happy to receive a photo of the SIAC with you in a competition.

campaign
campaign

The most beautiful we ever had!

It presents a miniature landscape in which an orienteering race takes place. Our designers have included many small important details on the SIAC, making it unique and beautiful.

campaign
campaign

School and Training Set Upgrade with the SI-Card9 – for the new school year

Orienteering is becoming increasingly popular because it trains, not only physical abilities, but also logical thinking and abstract thinking skills - and above all, it offers a lot of fun. For your new school year start, and also for your orienteering club trainings, we decided to offer the SPORTident "School and Training Set with SI-Card8" for a short time with SI-Card9 in mixed colours. Instead of the standard blue or red SI-Card8, you will receive SI-Card9 in different...

news
news

Improved course setting features of BSF9

Thanks to the improved display, which is located on top of the station, you have a better control function at all times. For example, to check the time and control number even after the station has been fixed. In addition, the display of the new extremely stable and robust housing is slightly lower, which is an additional protection against scratches.

news
news

Do you know the best setup in the Start Garden of an orienteering competition?

Before the start, the registration of the participants takes place in the race center. Therefore, this is the ideal place for the "SIAC Battery Test" station. With this station all participants can check in advance if the battery of the SIAC is OK. For this purpose the participant punches his SIAC manually.

news
news

A sporty orienteering international children's day in China

The International Children's Day on June 1st was all for children. In many countries in the world there were festivals, events and of course a children's orienteering race for the little ones. In Guangdong, a Chinese coastal province in the southeast of the country near Hong Kong, a kindergarten organised a mini orienteering event.

campaign
campaign

End of the year offer 2021

We present our most beautiful SPORTident Card design yet: The SIAC Edition 2022. The card captures the essence of the orienteering sport with a meticulously crafted miniature map.

campaign
campaign

One-year Orienteering App subscription for free for WOD organisers

The countdown is on for the second World Orienteering Day (WOD) from 08th - 14th September this year. SPORTident, as the exclusive timing partner of World Orienteering Day, has once again improved its offer to WOD organisers. All WOD organisers will use the SPORTident Orienteering App and its results platform free of charge. The type of competition does not matter: from flag orienteering to maze orienteering to running with orienteering map and compass.

campaign
campaign

Order your WMOC 2021 SIAC now!

The SIAC with WMOC 2021 design is now available. It is SPORTident’s offer for World Masters Championship in Hungary this year. We are happy to provide you with this special designed SIAC.

news
news

New look for SPORTident Center

We are launching the all-new SPORTident Center results! The new results pages come with a completely revamped look and feel. They are easier to navigate and work better across all devices, from mobile to desktop. And they simply look better!

news
news

SPORTident Config+ 2.10.0 released

We are happy to announce the release of SPORTident Config+ 2.10.0 which brings a few important fixes and improvements. We strongly recommend all users to upgrade.

news
news

Fast - Faster - SIAC

It's time for you to enjoy and experience the contactless timing with the SPORTident Active Card, the way to be faster. Take the next step and speed up your sport! The SIAC produces an optical and acoustical feedback signal to present to the athlete a successful contactless and accurate timing.

news
news

SPORTident Orienteering App. The app for your orienteering training.

SPORTident Orienteering is the Android app for managing your timed orienteering training. Read out cards and get splits printouts and rich online results instantly. Watch the video. It was made during an orienteering training. You can see how to organise a training easily and quickly with the help of the SPORTident Orienteering App.

news
news

Orienteering App. Now with maps.

The summer 2020 update of the SPORTident Orienteering App integrates directly with OCAD, offering an unprecedented workflow for the preparation, execution, and analysis of your orienteering training. With the map right next to your online results, participants can discuss and compare their performance in an exciting new way.

news
news

How to handle SPORTident equipment during the Corona Pandemic

Hereby we publish recommendations for a most secure handling of SPORTident equipment used at orienteering events.

The main SPORTident products are SI-Cards and SI-Stations. The housing of these products is made by plastic with a very smooth surface. Infectious material does not stay to it well. A possibly adhering Corona virus becomes inactive after a few hours. So, the risk basically is low that such a SPORTident product is contaminated with viruses.

news
news

Orienteering App now with competitor database

Many of you have been asking for it, now we ship it: The competitor database makes the Orienteering App easier to use. It simplifies the organisation of training enormously.

news
news

SPORTident in times of Corona

Dear friends, we hope that you and your families are well. Like you, we really miss the sport we do together - the great competitions, the challenges and the joy of crossing the finish line.

news
news

New SPORTident Center administration experience

We are launching a new administration experience for SPORTident Center. All users of Center will be greeted by a modern, improved administration web app after signing in on Center. We have designed the new experience around what matters most to our users: their events. This new focus on the event makes it easier to navigate and find the functionality you are looking for in Center and paves the way for adding new features in the future. Especially users of the SPORTident Orienteering App should find the new admininistration web app much more accessible.

news
news

Did you know: The SPORTident O-Stands and Cones are especially suitable for orienteering trainings

You can use the very lightweight O-Stands as well as the Cones on the sports field. You prefer to do the training in the sports hall? No problem either. The universally applicable cones are perfectly suited for this. Give it a try. You can find information for both products: O-Stand or Cone.

news
news

Prepare your sports equipment for the first big competitions this year with SI Config+

The first major competitions this year are just around the corner - such as the POM2020, the first MTBO competitions or the EWS in Colombia. Use the time now to prepare your timing equipment in the best possible way. 

news
news

Discover the SPORTident Mobile Reader App - explainer video

What do you think of the video? Let us know. Are you curious? Then download the Mobile Reader App and try it out. For more information: SPORTident Software

news
news

Perfect organised Ski-O-World Masters Championchips

All organisers know that a successful event requires not only an excellent qualified team, but also the perfect equipment. Thanks to the loop antenna used at the finish, a successful sprint was guaranteed.

news
news

Ecological SIAC package

We are sure you agree: Outdoor sports are more than just sports. It is simply a great feeling to be outdoors, to breathe fresh air and enjoy the environment. That is why we have changed our SIAC packing from plastic to cardboard. We also try to contribute to the preservation of our environment with its beautiful nature - so that our children can still enjoy outdoor sports, too.

news
news

O-Starter Training in darkness

We have a great training proposal for you: O-Training is even in the dark season a good option. Look at the video. The participants in Latvia had a lot of fun at their O-Starter Training. They were using an O-Starter-Set 6x6. The O-Starter Set is a specially prepared Set of SI-Stations, SI-Cards and more than 1.000 exercises. It trains the body and the intellect.

campaign
campaign

End of Year Offer 2019

The year is drawing to a close. We would like to take this opportunity to say Thank You for the confidence you have placed in us. We value the excellent cooperation and appreciate your continued support.

news
news

Maintenance for pre 2015 SIACs

We recommend that all SIACs with a production and battery date from before April 2015 should be sent in to us for maintenance.

SIACs which have been produced before April 2015 and have never seen a battery replacement should be sent to us for a firmware upgrade and battery replacement. Less then a few dozen of these earliest revision of SIACs are still in circulation world-wide.

news
news

WMOC 2019 special edition SIAC

Are you ready for the World Masters Orienteering Championships 2019? Are you prepared for spectacular racing in Latvia’s capital Riga and the iconic dune forests? This year, everybody can win with the WMOC 2019 special edition SPORTident Active Card. Punch better, punch faster. And take the best souvenir from an unforgettable orienteering experience.

news
news

O-Starter Set goes to Hungary

The winner of the main prize of our World Orienteering Day lottery is Judit Matolcsi from the Denevér Csoport Club in Hungary. Congratulations Judit! You are now the happy owner of a new O-Starter Set.

Judit organised a maze orienteering event in Nyíregyháza, Hungary, which fascinated passers-by and inspired them to try orienteering for the first time. She is one of an absolutely overwhelming number of organisers who sent us the stories and pictures of their WOD event from all around the world. A big thank you to everybody who participated! We are especially happy about applications from the young orienteering federation of Nepal and the amazing number of entries from Turkey.

campaign
campaign

World Orienteering Day is here

We have drawn the first lucky winners of our World Orienteering Day lottery. Congratulations to the three clubs who won the Orienteering App Set!

news
news

Spring awakening with SPORTident O-Starter

Start now training body and mind with the new SPORTident O-Starter. It brings fun and alternation to your training and could be a good introduction to orienteering. Having included all equipment you need for timing and evaluating, as well as more than 1000 well prepared exercises, the set is perfect to be used at schools, universities, companies or sport clubs. With our O-Starter Set you can quickly set up different exercises for every age group, like learning games, relays and other team competitions, or simple orienteering events.

news
news

SPORTident Orienteering App now available

SPORTident Orienteering is the Android app for managing your timed orienteering training. Read out cards and get splits printouts, rankings and online results instantly.

news
news

SPORTident promotes World Orienteering Day 2019

SPORTident promotes World Orienteering Day 2019. We organise a lottery with great prizes. You just organise a WOD event and then you can take part in the lottery. You can win a SPORTident Orienteering App Set and an O-Starter Set. Take part!

news
news

The loop antenna is back in daylight

Ski Orienteering championships in Turkey? That was unimaginable for many until the beginning of February. Now it belongs to history. This were the most southern Ski Orienteering Championship for Europe – held in Asia. It took place at the edge of an extraordinary plateau at about 2000 m altitude in the east of Turkey. 100 participants from 15 European countries competed for the coveted titles.

news
news

SPORTident Config+ has prepared for the coming season

The preparation of competitions and the configuration of the SPORTident devices has now become even safer and easier. In the new version of SI Config+ v2.4.0, additional functions have been introduced and far-reaching improvements implemented. The software now supports the new firmware of the SPORTident GSM modem, which contains significant speed and stability improvements. In addition, the new SPORTident Printer can be configured. For a quick overview it is advantageous that with the new release the battery capacity is immediately visible in the quick view. As always, a few minor errors have been corrected.

news
news

SPORTident goes to Luxembourg

The still young Luxembourg orienteering club organised a high-class Sprint-OL. The timing technology provided by SPORTident delighted all participants. They used SPORTident AIR+ and were inspired by the speed of contactless punching way. Enjoying the timing with SPORTident AIR+, the competitors could run at full speed with no mistake and focus on their sport.

David Roach from the Luxembourg Orienteering Club described the event: "Being able to use all the latest SPORTident equipment was a huge benefit for the event".

news
news

Enduro World Series #2 - Manizales, Colombia

Two weeks full of enduro racing are over. For the first two rounds of the 2018th Enduro World Series the whole EWS convoi travelled to South America. After the first round in Chile, Manizales in Colombia was the place to be last weekend. Rain, mud and a huge crowd was waiting for the world best enduro athletes.

news
news

Enduro World Series Round 1 - Lo Barnechea, Chile

SPORTident is the official timing provider of the Enduro World Series 2018. Last weekend the season started with the first round in Lo Barnechea, Chile. 72 kilometers and 6 timed stages are over. 2017th EWS champions Cecile Ravanel (FRA) and Sam Hill (USA) took their first wins of the season and managed the dusty trails in the best and fastest way.

news
news

Proud sponsor of the Turkish Orienteering Federation and National Team

We are proud to announce the sponsorship of the Turkish Orienteering Federation and the Turkish National Team. SPORTident will equip the members of the national team with brand new SI-ActiveCards. Next to this we are glad to support the federation at the ESOC2019 and the JWOC2020 with AIR+ equipment. The World Orienteering Day every year shows the strength of the turkish orienteering community. We are really happy to support this development. 

news
news

Developed for race organisers - MTB Enduro Sets for hiring

We are proud to be official timing provider of the Enduro World Series 2018. Last year our team timed all eight races of the series for the first time. We would like to give you opportunity to test the world leading timing system for MTB Enduro. Because of this reason we developed special sets for hiring.

news
news

Proud sponsor of the Danish Orienteering Federation and National Team

SPORTident is very happy and proud to extend the sponsorship of the Danish Orienteering Federation and the Danish National Team. During the last years the Danish National Team was always among the best.

Next to Maja Alms gold medal in sprint distance the team won the silver medal in MixedRelay at the WOC in Estonia last year. As a part of the partnership SPORTident will provide the Danish National Team with SPORTident AIR+ equipment.

news
news

From Kuala Lumpur to Arnstadt

Last two days our customer Nazir Amin from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia visited our office in Arnstadt. Nazir and his company are using their SPORTident MTB Enduro Set L since 2,5 years now, to do timing service in South-East Asia, including countries like Indonesia and Malaysia.


High requests for timing services forced him to extend his SPORTident equipment with a second set L. During this time, we had the chance to introduce new developments, do some technical trainings and speak about the growth of MTB Enduro in Asia. Thank you Nazir for your visit. You are always welcome.

news
news

Thank you Muki

Today we have to say goodbye. After 8 months working for SPORTident, our colleague Muamer Muhamedbegović finished his education as an electronics technician for devices and systems. Muamer was working in the manufacture of SPORTident hardware.

Nearly every BSF7 and BSF8 went through his hands, before leaving the company. The whole SPORTident team would like to wish all the best for his future and to say “hvala”, which means thanks in his Bosnian language.

news
news

New design for SPORTident cases

From now on there are new transport cases with special desgin available. Therefore, you can choose between three different inserts for 60 SI-Cards or for 18 BSF8 stations or for the School and Training Set. One example, for 60 SI-Cards, you can see below.

The new cases allow you to mark the equipment inside and the owner's name of each case. Size: 391x304x104mm Further images will follow on our product page under accessories.

news
news

Pleasant visitors in Arnstadt

In the last two weeks some good customers and partners visited SPORTident in Arnstadt. We are glad to look back on interesting and constructive meetings with our partners from Belgium, Siberia, UK, Ukraine and Sweden.

Our customers from Ukraine brought a SPORTident School Set for a sportschool nin the District of Dnipropetrowsk. At the end of their visit, they found some minutes to take this photo, seen on the right site.  

news
news

German tradition relayed to the world

This year SPORTident would like to thank its customers, partners, fans, supporters, sport-lovers and all other enthusiastic sportsmen and sportswomen around the world for their engagement in sports. Herefore, the SPORTident team prepared a very traditional German tool used in winter times to shorten the last days until Christmas - the so called Advents- or Christmas calendar.

In former times it was prepared for children to sweeten the time until the Christmas Eve. Their parents hid homemade biscuits or other sweets in 24 different bags or little boxes. The children were allowed to open the right box each day. At the last day of this calendar, people celebrated the Christmas Eve and the children finally got their presents.

news
news

Review to Antalya O-Festival

From 29th October until 5th November the Antalya O-Festival 2017 was held. Hundreds of participants enjoyed the different stages at the sunny venue. It was also a good chance to show orienteering sport to a lot of schools to make this sport more attractiv and known to young people. 

The winner from our "win a free entry" campaign sent us some very nice impressions from Antalya Orienteering Festival, we want to share with you. Therefore, please visit our Facebook channel, to see all impressions of this o-event, placed in beautiful scenery.

news
news

Enduro magazine: "The best was just good enough."

Enduro magazine published an article to find out the fastest enduro bike 2018. In this context they needed to measure the time to get reliable results for their test- the result: They chose SPORTident and explained in some less words how easy you can measure your time with our AIR+ equipment. 

news
news

Strengthen the market in Asia

Last week SPORTident had the great opportunity to go on a business trip to Asia, visiting our partners and customers to expand our cooperations, strengthen the Asian market and demonstrating the latest SPORTident systems.

Among others, meetings were held with the President of the Orienteering Association of China, the board of the Chinese Taipei Orienteering Association and customers from trail running events, orienteering and school projects. It was a very interesting experience to learn more about the market and as it is known, you never stop learning.

news
news

Punching record verification error in SPORTident stations BSF 7/8

An error in SPORTident stations with firmware 6.56 has been identified.

Under rare circumstances, an athlete's SPORTident card may miss a punch that is recorded as a successful punch in the corresponding station's backup memory.

news
news

SI Active Card is the most popular card of British Champs Sprint Finals

Follow up from British Orienteering Sprint Championships Final 2017:

The most popular card used in the Sprint Final was SPORTident Active Card (SIAC).

With 559 SIACs, 66% of the athletes ran with our AIR+ technology. To feel the race, you can follow Andis Ozols Headcam in Campbell Park above.

news
news

Orienteering - part of the Austrian national day of sport

Today some Austrian orinteering clubs are part of the national day of school sport. It is an initiative to get the students in touch with this great sport and to show the teachers how easy it is, to implement orienteering in school activities, especially with the SPORTident equipment.

news
news

Latest products from SPORTident

BS11-Loop and the Air+ Signal Indicator are refreshed

BS11- Loop

For events with a lot of participants, where a reliable time keeping is needed, we offer the optimal solution. Whether running or mountain bike racing, with the SPORTident ground antenna in combination with the Air + system, we guarantee a clearly taken race time of each athlete. On the finish line, the SPORTident ground antenna is placed under a protective mat on the ground. Its length can be varied up to 6m. The SPORTident BS 11-Loop antenna could also get used in cases with the intension of flying starts at the beginning of an event.

news
news

New partnership with usp management from Saxony

unique - sports- passion- usp management ltd. from Dresden City, in the east of Germany, is now official partner of SPORTident.

The young company offers guided MTB tours, sport events and video production.

The guided MTB trips with the brand name "TransOst" from Bavaria (Germany) to the Black Sea stand for mountain biking, unforgettable adventures and pioneering. The services from usp management ltd. range from the delivery of GPS data to fully organized trips with a certified guide, accompanying vehicle with luggage transport and rental bikes - from day trips to multi-day trips- for B2B and B2C market.

news
news

SPORTidents innovative O-Stand

The fastest way to fix your flag well balanced

With our new developed and optimized O-Stand we guarantee a smarter construction to fix your stations and flags very fast, easy and well balanced. With its less weight, the O-Stand is easy to carry, but robust at all. To complete your Set and to handle all your events more comfortable, you should order our new O-Stand- the smartest way for organisers. 

News

BS11 and Air+ system - a flexible solution

Our SPORTident BS11 stations are really comfortable for organisers to handle, light and easy to carry and very robust. Add to that, they have the following advantages:

news
news

Results of SPORTidents user survey concerning WOD 2017

To all participnats we want to say "Thank you very much" for taking part in our survey concerning the WOD 2017. With your answers, we got valuable input for starting to improve the quality of our products and services and it helped us a lot to report the WOD 2017. Therefore, we want to give you a short summary.

news
news

SPORTident supports the Deaflympics 2017 in Samsun

SPORTident provides all Orienteering Events of the 23rd Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey. 9 Events will be held, from sprint distance to long distance and relay, too. The Orienteering competition will start on 21st July with sprint distance men and women and will end at 29th July with relay men and women. All dates and more information about the events you can find here.

news
news

Another success for SPORTident in Switzerland

Switzerland is one of the pioneers in effective and fast implementing contactless punching technology to national o-events.

In October 2016 the swiss orienteering federation enabled all swiss orienteering events for contactless punching. Since the starting of o- season 2017, the athletes can chose if they want to use contactless punching with SIAC Air+ technology or an conventional punching with a standard SI-Card. This is possible, because the previous control units can be programmed to run in AIR+ mode and still allow conventional punching at the same time at the same station.

news
news

Enthusiastic users of the SPORTident AIR+ technology at the Jan Kjellstrom Trophy 2017

The JK International Festival of Orienteering is held each Easter in a different part of the UK. With more than 2,500 participants, it is Britain and Ireland’s largest annual orienteering event, where SPORTident (both contactless and direct) has been used. This provided SPORTident an opportunity to show how effective our timing technology is for both organisers and competitors. The SIAC Card has been developed to work contactlessly with all existing SPORTident stations. Orienteers were able to use their traditional SI-Cards for direct punching in the stations or they could use a SIAC for contactless punching.

news
news

Win a supporting set of 15 O-Stand and 15 control flags

Specially for the World Orienteering Day 2017 we developed orienteering equipment for the young generation of orienteers. This also affects the support of the work of the organisers and the teachers in orienteering activities. Create an exciting course, turn on our timing equipment, start with the competition and get an instant printout of the results. The kids will love it!

news
news

SPORTident solution at the CeBIT 2017

At the Aranea+ climbing hall in Schaffhausen, Switzerland sport climbing has recently gained an exciting added dimension. The new Climbing Challenge system allows climbers to collect points by completing various routes. The walls have been equipped with SPORTident AIR+ control stations and the climbers wear wristbands with a SPORTident ActiveCard (SIAC) that registers and evaluates the routes they complete. They can check and compare their scores at touch screens set up in the hall.

campaign
campaign

SPORTident - Special offers for the World Orienteering Day

Specially for the World Orienteering Day 2017 we developed orienteering equipment for the young generation of orienteers. Children from all over the world aspire to follow in the footsteps of their idols. We would like to support this next generation in reaching their goals, with full performance timing equipment adjusted for schools and kids, fully compatible with the common SPORTident hardware.

news
news

SPORTident - Event Sponsor of the World Orienteering Day 2017

SPORTident is very proud to support the IOF as an event sponsor of the World Orienteering Day on 24 May 2017 and to make our sport more attractive.

We believe in the importance of activities in sports to enhance health and vitality. It is our aim to promote and support the orienteering sport all over the world. 

news
news

SPORTident Climbing Solution

Climbing is now even more exciting in the climbing hall Aranea+ in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. The system "Climbing Challenge" allows the climber to complete different climbing routes and collect points. On touch screens in the hall the climber can check his scores.

news
news

SPORTident Selfie Contest

The sporty season has already started. Now you get the chance to win a SPORTident ActiveCard (SIAC).

HOW TO WIN

  1. Send us a selfie of you doing your sport and using SPORTident equipment. Send the picture to support@sportident.com
  2. We will publish all selfies at facebook in the album “SPORTident Selfie Contest”.
  3. Try to get as many likes as possible for your picture. The picture getting the most likes wins the SIAC.


news
news

Fruity coloured SIAC

Due to the very high demand for our limited edition of neon coloured SPORTident ActiveCards during the holiday season at the end of the last year, we decided to add one of the neon colours to our program. From now on the SIAC will also be available in neon lemon.

news
news

ESTIMATE the number of SI-Cards and win one SIAC

Do you have any idea how many SIACs we put in this vessel? Estimate the number of SIACs and write it as a comment under our facebook post. The one being closest at the real number will win one SIAC in his/her favourite colour. Have fun!

news
news

SPORTident Competition: And the winner is ...

Thanks for all your votes via facebook and email. Since it was very close, we decided to honor two ideas and we will award the first and the second place.

The second place is given to Ilze and Laura and their suggestion to support Geocaching with our technology. This idea will be awarded with two ComCards Up. Congratulations to Ilze and Laura!

news
news

SPORTident ClubsMonth

Don’t miss out on this special March offer - The perfect purchase for your orienteering club

We will provide the SPORTident "Offer of the Month" throughout a number of months during 2016. These exclusive offers will begin in March with the ClubsMonth. Is your orienteering club ready for the next season? We have some excellent offers which are particularly relevant for orienteering clubs.

news
news

SPORTident Competition: Now vote for your favourite idea!

Thanks to all of you for taking part in our competition for new ideas and sending so many really good ideas. It was very hard for us to define the best four ones. After many discussions we finally made a decision and publish the best ideas today.

news
news

Ski-O World Cup and World Masters with AIR+

From 21st till 27th of January the Ski Orienteering World Cup as well as the World Masters will take place in Oberwiesenthal and Klingenthal/Mühlleiten, Germany. In every single race SPORTident AIR+ will be used for timing.

Furthermore we will be present with an own booth to demonstrate our technology. We will be glad to meet you and look forward to some exciting competitions. Make SPORTident your first checkpoint at the Ski Orienteering World Cup and the World Masters!

news
news

2015 – The year of SPORTident AIR+

We would like to thank you for your cooperation in 2015. For us this year was very exciting and full of highlights and challenges. Your support, your trust and your confidence into SPORTident products and services mean a lot to us.

news
news

Fast... Faster... SIAC. Limited edition sold out.

We would like to thank you for your high interest in the SPORTident ActiveCard (SIAC) and for making it so successful! The limited edition with the new fresh neon colours was sold out very fast!

You can still order the SIAC as a special present for yourself, your friends and family. The new colour – an energetic red – as well as the four previous colours blue, orange, green and black are still available.

campaign
campaign

Fast... Faster... SIAC. New colours available.

SPORTident wants to thank all of you for a fantastic year 2015! We value your continued support and appreciate your confidence in our company and products. We wish you as well as your family and your colleagues a wonderful Holiday Season, and a healthy and prosperous New Year! Enjoy the next sport events in 2016 with SPORTident and a faster style of timing!

news
news

SPORTident - present all over the world

Within the last weeks SPORTident was present at the most important orienteering events all over the world, like the Euromeeting in Estonia, the World Cup Final in Switzerland, the 6th CISM World Games in Korea as well as the Junior European Cup in Germany, which took place in conjunction with the German Championships in Long Distance.

news
news

Your ideas are needed!

Are you creative? Do you have something in your mind or any wish for a product or service that SPORTident should develop or offer? Since we are always interested in the needs and demands of our customers and clients, we would love to know your ideas and wishes for our products and services. Send us your suggestions. We will publish the best ideas and the names of their owners. Then all of you can vote for your favorite one. Afterwards SPORTident will choose the winner from the best three ideas you vote for. The winner of this competition will be invited to visit our headquarter in Arnstadt, Germany.

news
news

SPORTident AIR+ makes the difference

For the first time SPORTident’s contactless timing system AIR+ was used during the World Orienteering Championships 2015 in every single race. The athletes enthusiastically embraced the fast and smooth punching experience the system offers.

Sponsoring the Danish National Team, of course, SPORTident is very proud of their excellent performances. With four gold medals they became the most successful team of the WOC 2015. To prepare themselves for the competitions they trained with our AIR+ system since the beginning of the orienteering season.

news
news

SPORTident - Making MTB Enduro faster

SPORTident continuously develops new products. With its newest technology AIR+, SPORTident addresses the modern needs of athletes. Based on this AIR+ technology a MTB Enduro Set was developed to support the special requirements of this sport. The set will be available in three different options and includes SI-ActiveCards (SIAC), SI-Stations and more needful accessories. So all needed equipment for your timekeeping is available in a complete set – delivered in a suitable transportation case.

news
news

SPORTident introduces AIR+ and supports schools in China

To introduce SPORTident AIR+ and to support the schools in orienteering Burkhard went to China last week. He could not only make many new contacts but also maintain and extend the already existing contacts. Beyond that he visited many exciting events to represent SPORTident.

At first he has been at the People's Liberation Army's training camp in Dalian, China, to demonstrate the use of SPORTident equipment for Biathlon and Ski orienteering applications. Four SI-Stations BS11-BL were placed on a roller skiing track of 2.5km, enabling lap and split times, including the time spent at the shooting area.

news
news

Sponsoring the Danish Orienteering Federation and the Danish Orienteering National Team

SPORTident is very happy and proud to announce the sponsorship of the Danish Orienteering Federation and the Danish National Team. The Danish National Team has been extremely successful during 2014. After SPORTident AIR+ was fully approved by the IOF for all levels of competition, SPORTident has provided SIACs for all athletes of the Danish National Team in order to get trained before using it to the World Cups and other high level events and to secure future success.

news
news

SPORTident Newsletter for Organisers

SPORTident will publish a newsletter especially for organisers. With this newsletter we address all the users of SI-Stations and related equipment. We will inform about our stations, firmware updates, configuration details and the introduction of AIR+. Furthermore we will publish some tips how to use the equipment best. The first newsletter will be sent 1st of June.

news
news

SPORTident AIR+ approved by IOF

We are very happy and proud to announce that the SPORTident AIR+ system is fully approved by the We are very happy and proud to announce that the SPORTident AIR+ system is fully approved by the International Orienteering Federation (IOF).

The decision was made at the latest IOF Council meeting in Istanbul/Turkey last weekend.

news
news

The next generation of the ComCard

SPORTident introduced the ComCard as a new product category in 2014. By using the ComCard a new and faster running style in orienteering becomes possible. With only one device you are able to navigate on the course and punch at the controls at the same time. Even when punching "through the map", you will keep the focus on your race. We developed the next generation of the SPORTident ComCard: The ComCard Pro.

news
news

Software updates

We are proud to announce the immediate availability of a public version of SPORTident ConfigPlus which is about to become the superior of SPORTident Config. Some features are still incomplete and to be build.

news
news

AIR+ at the ESOC and WMSOC 2015

From the 19th to the 25th of January Lenzerheide/Switzerland was hosting the European Ski-O and World Masters Ski Orienteering Championship 2015. More then 100 participants, in overall eight races, were equipped with the contactless timing system SPORTident AIR+.

The SIAC transponder was used in combination with the BSF-7 in the new AIR+ mode and a 6 meter BS11-BL ground loop. Stay tuned for more information of the new product features.

news
news

SPORTident ComCard Up

For this year’s holiday offer SPORTident provides a new product: The SPORTident ComCard Up.

It is the perfect present for your children, grandchildren or the special ones you want to surprise.

The ComCard Up is especially produced for kids, club members and orienteering enthusiasts. Let the next generation be part of great orienteering adventures and support them with their own ComCard Up.

news
news

WOC sprint relay with AIR+

The WOC 2014 featured a premiere mixed team as an additional discipline in the programme. To manage the high throughput of runners at the controls SPORTident AIR+ was used as punching solution. So we have not only a new discipline but also first time contactless punching at WOC – served by SPORTident!

news
news

SPORTident at SOW and O-Ringen

We will present our products at the Swiss O Week from 18th till 20th of July 2014 and at O-Ringen from 19th till 25th of July 2014. Don’t miss to see our new product the SI-comCard. It combines your SI-Card and your compass in just one product.

news
news

SPORTident handbook translated into Chinese

We are very proud to present the Chinese version of our handbook. Thanks to Dam from the Chinese Taipei Orienteering Association (CTOA) for translating.

news
news

100,000 BSx7 / BSx8

SPORTident introduced the 3rd generation of SI stations in 2004. Technically our BSx stations are RFID readers. They feature extremely low power consumption and the well known “always on”-functionality.

For many years these BSx stations are the most power efficient RFID readers in the world.

news
news

Thank you Diethard

After 18 years of working for SPORTident Diethard Kundisch, who was not only a colleague but also a friend, now has got more time for his sporty and voluntary ambitions.

We want to thank him for his commitment and his enthusiasm introducing SPORTident to the world. We wish him all the best for the future.

news
news

SIAC Battery test

SIAC's battery voltage is measured and shown at stations service display. An acoustic signal “normal beep” indicates the “ok” case. If the battery voltage is low there is a “warning” signal – several beeps at higher frequency.

In case of no feedback signal the battery voltage is below the critical level and the SIAC can not be used. Battery service is needed.

news
news

Making the SIAC colourful

Now the SPORTident Active Card (SIAC) is available not only in black but also in the new eye-catching colours green, orange and blue.

Which colour would you like to have? Just contact us!

The SPORTident ActiveCard belongs to the third generation of SI-Cards. The SIAC1 is a very powerful device for meeting all the different time keeping and identification needs in outdoor sports. It is compatible and integrated into the classic SPORTident system and comes in a compact and smart form.

news
news

Station Radio readout

A new product for quick read out of recorded data from the SIAC at any time.

Application

With the station Radio readout all on the SIAC recorded time stamps of the sportsmen can be read out quickly any time. The data records remain at the SIAC and are not deleted. We recommend the application of the Radio readout when evaluations between single sections are required. For example the procedure is very useful for evaluating promptly single split times during a training day.

news
news

Successful ending SI-Card „Gold Edition“

After closing our action we can draw a very positive résumé. We are happy that there were so many customers who liked our Golden Card with the personal name. Enjoy your next event with your new SI-Card!

Thanks to everybody who supported our action and made the SI-Card “Gold Edition” a success.

zum Seitenanfang