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By Loïc Griffié
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Après 2 ans de R&D, nous sommes heureux d'annoncer le lancement de la première planche de surf intégralement connectée. Un capteur de quelques grammes est intégré directement dans la planche, afin de récolter des données clés sur les usages et performances des pratiquants. Nantes (44), Angoulins (17), Boulazac (24), Bordeaux (33), Caen (14). Toute la chaîne de fabrication est réalisée en France, des cartes électroniques aux planches sculptées sur-mesure. Une véritable innovation « Made in France » !

 

 

 

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Doté d’une autonomie de 580 heures, le capteur se recharge en continu à l’aide d’un panneau photovoltaïque placé sur le dessus de la planche. Autre ingéniosité, l’enregistrement des données se déclenche automatiquement dès que vous êtes dans l’eau et en action. Vous pouvez donc vous consacrer pleinement à votre discipline sans vous soucier, ni de la recharge de l’outil, ni de sa mise en route, ou du téléchargement des données collectées, restituées elles aussi automatiquement et directement dans une application.

 

 

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Pour parfaire cette innovation technologique, nous nous sommes associés à UWL-Surfboards, le leader français le plus réputé en Europe dans la conception de planches de surf. Dimensions, matériaux, design, fonctionnalités, chaque planche est conçue sur-mesure. Un savoir-faire et une qualité de fabrication qui confèrent au produit final un rendu haut-de-gamme inégalé.

Nous avons collaboré sur ce projet avec les ingénieurs de la société Ob’dO Contact Agile, spécialisée en objets connectés pour les activités sportives. Nous ne voulions pas simplement créer un capteur à poser sur une planche, mais vraiment repenser la planche en intégrant directement le capteur à l’intérieur. Durant ces 2 années de R&D, notre principal objectif a été de concevoir un outil innovant, autonome et ergonomique, parfaitement adapté aux souhaits et usages des surfeurs, qu’ils soient amateurs ou professionnels.

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

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After two years of R&D, we are happy to market SLIDE-R, the first fully connected surfboard, to the general public. A sensor weighing just a few grams is built directly into the board in order to collect key data on the athlete’s use and performance. Nantes (44), Angoulins (17), Boulazac (24), Bordeaux (33), Caen (14) – the entire manufacturing chain is carried out in France, from the electronic cards to the custom-moulded boards. A true “Made in France” innovation!

 

 

 

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With an operating life of 580 hours, the sensor continuously recharges thanks to a photovoltaic panel placed on the top side of the board. In another stroke of genius, data is automatically recorded as soon as the athlete hits the water. Surfers can therefore fully concentrate on their sport without worrying about recharging the device, turning it on, or downloading the data collected, which is also automatically and instantaneously retrieved by an application.

 

 

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To perfect this technological innovation, we teamed up with UWL- Surfboards, the French surfboard designer with a pan-European reputation. Dimensions, materials, design, functions: each board is made to measure. Expertise and manufacturing quality that give the final product an unparalleled level of performance.

We worked with the engineers of the company Ob’dO Contact Agile, specialized in connected objects for sports. We did not want to simply create a sensor to install on a surfboard, but instead wished to redesign the board by building the sensor directly into it. During these 2 years of R&D, our main goal was to design an innovative, autonomous and ergonomic tool that is adapted to the needs and wishes of surfers both amateur and professional.

 

  

 

 

 

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Nous avons sécurisé l'ensemble des étapes d'industrialisation du produit SLIDE-R en fabricant un premier lot de cartes électroniques et les boitiers plastiques. Nous avons aussi réalisé l'approvisionnement des composants batteries et des capteurs photovoltaïques.

Les différents processus de fabrication sont d'ores et déjà validés avec l'ensemble de nos partenaires tous situés en France :

Fabrication des moules à injection plastique et boitiers plastiques
ASMolding (Nantes - 44)

Fabrication des cartes électroniques
Innovelec (Boulazac - 24)

Fabrication des planches sur mesures
UWL surfboards (Angoulins - 17)

Par ailleurs, si le volume des pré-commandes était supérieur à nos stocks disponibles, nous serions en capacité à lancer une nouvelle production afin de garantir la livraison dès avril 2018.

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We have secured the entire industrialization process of our SLIDE-R product by manufacturing a first batch of electronic cards and plastic cases. We also have realized the supply of battery and
photovoltaic sensors.

The various manufacturing processes are already validated with all our partners all located in France:

Plastic injection molds and plastic cases manufacturing
ASMolding (Nantes - 44)

Electronic boards manufacturing
Innovelec (Boulazac - 24)

Custom surfboard manufacturing
UWL surfboards (Angoulins - 17)

In addition, if the volume of pre-orders was higher than our available stocks, we will be able to launch a new production to guarantee delivery in April 2018.

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