The accelerometers on the Nexersys mixed-martial-arts trainer's seven strike pads track movement in three directions to determine the accuracy and power of every punch, kick, elbow jab or knee. Fighters can follow 80 workout routines or spar with an onscreen avatar.
Nexersys iPower Trainer$2,295
Smart exercise equipment deserves more attention. Our nation has a major obesity problem and we should be actively looking for ways to engage people in exercise. I love the robot sparring partner and and I want one.