Athletes in North Carolina to receive new protective ‘smart’ helmet

Sports

Some athletes at a high school in North Carolina will have some new protection out on the football field.

Every player will get a new ‘smart’ helmet. Inside the helmet, there are special sensors to track when a player takes a hit to the head and where the contact happened.

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All of the data gets tracked online so coaches and trainers can keep an eye on the kids. Each helmet costs about $400. 

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