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SENAPTEC SENSORY STATION

Breadth matters! Your senses are a compilation of a multitude of fundamental skills. Measuring just one skill misses the complete picture. The Senaptec Sensory Station provides the world’s most complete automated solution for the sensory skills that matter most in life. The system can currently assess 10 sensory parameters and provide training on all these skills. This is your complete sensory performance solution!


SENAPTEC SENSORY STATION
Convergence of Tools

The Sensory Station is a state-of-art sensory evaluation & training station which assesses 10 visual and sensorimotor skills. In less than 25 minutes, you can determine an individual’s strengths and opportunities to improve sensory performance.

The Sensory Station is a digital convergence of many analog tools that took up much floor space in a facility. The automated data collection, analysis, and immediate reporting saves you time so that you can get to training right away.

ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT
From youth athletes to basketball centers

The best assessment is done in a consistent and controlled setting. The adjustable height of the Sensory Station allows you to adjust the assessment to the eye level of your athlete, whether it's a youth athlete or the tallest NBA center.

The Sensory Station comes with a remote control that allows you to make the adjustment from anywhere in your room.

REMOTE INPUT
Sport happens at distance

Much of sport happens at a distance, whether it be catching a fly ball, throwing a sideline pass, or aiming at a target. In order to measure the visual skill involved in these activities, these skills must be measured at distance. Many of the assessments on the Sensory Station is conducted at 10 feet to mimic reflect distance.

The Senaptec Sensory Station includes a mobile device that comes with a custom app to enter user input. The user simply makes swiping gestures to indicate their responses to the assessments.

CLOUD BASED DATA & ANALYTICS
Immediate Access to Algorithms

The Senaptec Sensory Station utilizes cloud technology to help you manage your athlete data and to provide immediate comparative results. The athlete's profile, evaluation data, and improvement plan are stored locally and on the cloud to keep your data secure.

LARGE COMPARISON DATABASE
From youth to the elite professional

Senaptec’s data analytics include comparative databases from youth to professional sports in a wide range of sports and positions. Custom comparisons can be easily made with the Sensory Station.

There is no need to start your own database from scratch. Take advantage data collected over many years and across the globe. If there is a new sport or position to the database, algorithms will combine other like sports and positions to provide the analysis.

SENSORY PERFORMANCE REPORT
Immediate evaluation results

The Sensory Performance Report is presented in a radar chart format to provide a single glance look at your overall performance. The larger and wider the plot, the better you are doing.

The chart provides a percentile ranking, where you can see your strengths and areas of opportunity to improve.This report also provides the improvement plan to get you training right away.This report in a PDF format can be immediiately emailed to the athlete and/or the organization.

EXPORT RAW DATA
For research or your own deeper analysis

While the Sensory Performance Report presents the data in percentile ranking, you can export your raw data from the Sensory Station software. This .csv file formatted data contains over 200 columns of data. You have the option to export it by emailing the file or saving it to a memory card.

EVALUATION & TRAINING
Assess + Analyze + Improve

The evaluation on the Sensory Station is founded on scientific principles and established units of measurements. A major benefit of the Sensory Station is that wherever it is being used, a standard method of evaluation is being conducted. This allows for comparisons to be made across the world and across sports disciplines

The Sensory Station also provides training tools that train various visual skills and promotes healthy competition by tracking high scores. Those with competitive spirits will aim to be the best.

MODULAR & EXPANDABLE
Continued Innovation

The software foundation of the Sensory Station allows for easy expansion of tools with continued development. Tools are built in modules so that with software updates, new and improved tools will be deployed to all customers.

We are working with development partners in sport, military, and the medical fields to bring more focused, contextual training tools that are grounded in the expertise of those industries.

SENSORY TRAINING

Senaptec provides training tools for all assessed skills. The tools on the Sensory Station training platform are built as games that are designed to help people improve their sensory performance.

Eye-hand Coordination

Designed to train eye-hand coordination

Perception Training

Designed to train speed and span of perceptionn

Go-No Go

Designed to train quickness and accuracy of decision making in pressure situations

Near-Far Quickness

Designed to quicken your focusing and vergence system

Multiple Object Tracking

Gamified version of MOT, designed to challenge your skills

Dynamic Vision

Designed to train ability to pick up details of moving objects

Depth Perception

Designed to more train sensitivity to depth information

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PREDICTING ICE HOCKEY PERFORMANCE

25.08.14

Abstract In the growing field of sports vision little is still known about unique attributes of visual processing in ice hockey and what role visual processing plays in the overall athlete’s performance. In the present study we evaluated whether visual, perceptual and cognitive/motor variables collected using the Nike SPARQ Sensory Training Station have significant relevance to the real game statistics of 38 Division I collegiate male and female hockey players. (more…)

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SENSORY PERFORMANCE AND HEAD IMPACT BIOMECHANICS

10.07.13

The development of prevention strategies is critical to address the rising prevalence of sport-related concussions. Visual and sensory performance may influence an individual’s ability to interpret environmental cues, anticipate opponents’ actions, and create appropriate motor responses limiting the severity of an impending head impact. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between traditional and visual sensory reaction time measures, (more…)

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SENSORY STATION RELIABILITY

01.06.11

Athletes have demonstrated better visual abilities than nonathletes. A vision assessment for an athlete should include methods to evaluate the quality of visual performance skills in the most appropriate, accurate, and repeatable manner. This study determines the reliability of the visual performance measures assessed with a computer-based system, known as the Nike Sensory Station. (more…)

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MAPPING THE STRUCTURE OF PERCEPTUAL AND VISUAL-MOTOR ABILITIES

01.05.15

The ability to quickly detect and respond to visual stimuli in the environment is critical to many human activities. While such perceptual and visual–motor skills are important in a myriad of contexts, considerable variability exists between individuals in these abilities. To better understand the sources of this variability, we assessed perceptual and visual–motor skills in a large sample of 230 healthy individuals (more…)

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Yes. There has been substantial research on the efficacy of these training tools for enhancing performance. Some of this research is posted on our website. Feel free to reach out if you would like additional information.
All products come with a standard 1-year manufacturer’s warranty, covering all manufacturing related defects. The large touchscreen of the Sensory Station carries a 3-year warranty.
A typical assessment of all 10 skills takes around 20-25 minutes. You can assess a subset of the 10 skills to save time.
For performance enhancement, we recommend having your sensory performance assessed about every 3 to 4 months. For therapy and rehabilitation, we recommend assessing much more frequently as warranted by the progression of the individual.
The answer to this question varies from person to person. Generally, if a person does vision training for 15-20 minutes, 3 times a week, they will notice an improvement within 2 weeks.
Please reach out to us at info@senaptec.com. We can explain the different pricing options and find the best fit for you.
Peripheral vision and portability. The tablet screen is 13.3” in size, which is a large tablet but still too small to properly address peripheral vision. Consequently, the tablet cannot perform 3 of the 10 assessments (target capture, eye-hand coordination, and go/no-go). Assessing and training peripheral vision is important because it helps a person move, react, maintain balance, and have good situational awareness. A big benefit of the tablet is its portability. The tablet can be taken on-site or on the road to work with people. The complete training solution is available on both versions of the Sensory Station.