Showcase 16 May 2018
Field of innovation Smart manufacturing

Sturdy material for skin contakt

The KITRIS data tracker for tennis players places high demands on the materials used: contact with the skin, sunscreen, sweat, body lotion or anti-mosquito spray. Find out why Mythentec was the right partner to realize this innovative product.

Initial situation

KITRIS Tennis is an analysis and learning system for coaches and players. It is based on the collection of millions of game data with a hand-held data tracker. The Swiss startup was looking for support in re-engineering a product designed in the Netherlands so as to make it suitable for plastics processing. In addition to this, Mythentec was also tasked with the industrialisation and production of the plastic components and the design and commissioning of downstream processes such as ultrasonic welding and laser marking.

 

Development

The most demanding task involved the selection of suitable materials, as the tracker would be in constant contact with the skin during sports activities and may be exposed to a variety of aggressive contact substances (e.g. sun cream, perspiration, body lotion or insect repellent). Mythentec developed a network for the procurement of supplementary housing components and has since been responsible for the direct purchase of these products.

 

Injection moulding

Favourable framework conditions and low initial costs for the market launch were achieved through the…

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