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:

  • Higher reach 1.80m(BS11-BS) and 3m(BS11-BL), that means 3 times higher range than BS7/8:  enables time keeping within a bigger circle
  • Rechargable:  comfortable handling for organisers, sustainable and environmental friendly
  • Perfect use for fast running events: more flexibility for athletes and organisers
  • Light and Easy to fix despite robust construction
  • Weatherproof between -20 up to 50 degree

In combination with our SPORTident ActiveCard (SIAC), which enables contactless timing, it makes an ideal solution for trail running, mountain biking, orienteering sprint races, and other fast and adventure sports. 

 

These stations are available in following sets:
MTB Enduro Set and Time Keeper Set

For more information:

Visit our website for special information about the SPORTident BS11 station.

To order directly, click here.

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.

Summarized it can be said, that more than the half of the interviewed people didn´t participate for the first time in WOD 2017. Most of them participated with a sports or special orienteering club, to make their sport more popular, even to young people. With 71 points in average the more than 140 participants of our survey thought that the WOD 2017 was successful in their opinion and are going to take part in the next years` WOD, too. We also find out that 85% are doing orienteering sports next to the WOD in an o-club with passion. In conclusion, the main part of the survey participants are doing orienteering sports regularly in a club and think that the WOD is an great opportunity to make this sport more popular to the whole world. Nevertheless, there are untaken chances to support this kind of sport more, that e.g. schools get in touch early to introduce it to the young people or to reach more attention.

If you want to share your experiences with SPORTident equpiment or just want to give a feedback and personal opinion we are looking forward to your Mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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.

Orienteering, as one discipline of the Deaflympic games, takes place for the 6th time. In 1997 Orienteering was implemented for the first in the Deaflympics in Copenhagen, followed by the Deaflympics in Rome 2001, Melbourne 2005, Taipei 2009 and Sofia 2013.

We keep our fingers crossed for all athletes and wish maximum success for all disciplines- Make the most of your sport. 

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.

A big success for the SIAC Air+ technology was the Swiss championship for sprint orienteering last weekend in Windisch, CH. More than the half of athletes, 1047, were using the latest contactless punching system from Sportident with high satisfaction.

Thanks to all swiss supporters for this great success story.

Make the most of your sport.

 

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. Every orienteer was given the opportunity to hire a SIAC if they didn’t already own one. All juniors aged 18 or less - youngsters are the future for the sport - had the opportunity to test for FREE our contactless punching way, a fresh, exciting and modern experience. By the end of the weekend, parents had a good idea of the next Birthday/Christmas present for their children.

The weekend was a complete success for both orienteers and organisers. On some of the days up to 60% of orienteers were using a SIAC for contactless punching.   SPORTident would like to thank JK2017 for their visionary thinking and allowing us to showcase mixed punching at the largest orienteering event in the world so far.

Photographer: Robert Lines

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!

Use your chance to complete your "WOD" School-Set and win a supporting set of 15 O-Stand and 15 control flags. 

With every order of a “WOD” School-Set you will automatically participate to our lottery which will take place on the 30th of April 2017.

Be part of the World Orienteering Day and use our special offers to make your event exciting and unforgettable.

Be fast and order our special offers: www.sportident.com/wod

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.

This innovative solution was developed by the joint project of ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Science and SPORTident. The initiator of the Climbing Challenge, Pascal Parodi, manager of Aranea+ says “With the new system, we can offer our customers added value and host exciting competitions”.

The ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Science will present the Climbing Solution for the first time at the CeBIT from 20 - 24 March 2017. Take the opportunity to find out about this innovative solution. Visit the ZHAW booth at Hall 6, booth E30.

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.

We assembled three combinations of our SPORTident School-Set “WOD” with different types of SPORTident Cards. All sets contain 15 SI-Stations (BSF8), 1 SI-Master and the SI-Printout Set to guarantee a fast and easy evaluation and are available in three different options. Option one: 30 SI-pCard, designed with the “WOD” logo. Option two: 30 SI-ComCard “School”, developed for the World Orienteering day. Option three: 30 brand new SPORTident ActiveCard “School” in grapefruit neon color, which allow the contactless punching of up to 30 controls.

Complete your set with the brand new O-Stands and Flags.

Read more about our special offers: https://www.sportident.com/wod

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. 

There will be more news in the coming months to inform you more detailed about the WOD 2017 and SPORTident actions as well as some special offers for our products.

Be part of this exciting day and register your event at the website worldorienteeringday.com.

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.

The SPORTident AIR+ technology is supporting this innovative and fascinate climbing experience and it is easy to set up. The climbing routes must be equipped with SPORTident AIR+ control stations and the climber has to fix the SPORTident ActiveCard (SIAC) with an elastic band on his wrist. The contactless timing by the SIAC allows a quick tracking and evaluation of the climbing route. You get the results instantly and the online data service allows displaying the results on a monitor or a laptop.

Ideal for beginners, families, groups and can be used indoor or outdoor. No previous experience necessary. By using the SPORTident AIR+ system you can offer your clients added value and align exciting climbing competitions.

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