Having a smart home is nothing new, but for those into basketball, Huupe is a must have. This smart basketball hoop comes equipped with a screen that replaces the traditional backboard, offering advanced training mechanisms as well as a sleek all-weather design. Not only does it come loaded with training videos, but also contests, as well as video highlights directly from the smart hoop’s backboard. Read more for a video and additional information.
It further utilizes machine learning and computer vision to track players’ statistics while playing and then analyze the data captured to improve their game. Co-founders Paul Anton and Lyth Saeed spent a year prototyping and then another three years perfecting Huupe’s hardware as well as software with CTO Dan Hayes. There’s no word yet on pricing, but the company is taking pre-orders for $100 with a ship date expected some time during the second half of 2023.
ESPN EZ Fold Indoor Basketball Game for 2 Players with LED Scoring and Arcade Sounds (6-Piece Set), Black (1658128)
- 6 PIECE SET includes the ESPN EZ-Fold Basketball Game Table, 7” basketballs(4) and 1 air pump
- FOLDABLE DESIGN FOR EASY STORAGE: Saves nearly 30% more space than similar basketball games; built in locking system for storage mode to enhance safety; 3″ lockable casters for easy transportation
- ROBUST CONSTRUCTION: MDF backboard features two 12″ steel rims with heavy duty nylon nets
- LED ELECTRONIC SCORER WITH MULTIPLE GAME OPTIONS: Integrated LED scoring display and game clock; includes 8 great game options; requires 4 “AA” batteries (not included)
- ASSEMBLED DIMENSIONS: 81″L x 48″W x 80.5″H. Folds down to just 48″L x 20″W x 80.5″H for easy storage or moving.
Anton’s previous venture, Real Shot, used AR/VR technology, machine learning, and computer vision to create an innovative basketball experience, earning a spot in Deutsche Telekom’s hub:raum accelerator; Saeed has an impressive track record helping marketplace and AI technology startups operate and grow their business,” according to the press release.