The DK Blog

Accuracy Through Instant Replay

Remember in Game 1 of the 1991 World Series when Ron Grant was possibly pushed off first base? How about the 1985 World Series when Jorge Orta’s grounder beat him to first, but the umpire still called him safe? And the 2010 call that cost Detroit Tiger’s pitcher, Armando Galarraga,…

Flat-Seamed Baseballs

PITTSBURGH – A recent study done by the Washington State University Sports Science Laboratory found that a flat-seamed baseball pitched from a machine at the average conditions that a Division I home run is hit (95 mph, 25 degree angle, 1,400 rpm) travelled 20 feet further than a raised-seemed baseball. And…

Diamond Kinetics Featured in Sports Illustrated

In case you missed it, last week Diamond Kinetics was featured in Sports Illustrated as part of a series on sports innovation sponsored by Hyundai.  While this is certainly exciting exposure for our company and technology, the general awareness about how sports innovation and technologies are shaking things up is…

Top Online Resources for Sports and Technology News

Today we live in a world where technology is constantly evolving and with it comes big changes to our everyday lives.  In the context of sports that means the way we watch, play, and practice can change from one day to the next.  We stay as up to date as…

How Diamond Kinetics and Other Sports Brands Use 3D Printing

3D Printing technology is changing the way that many entrepreneurs and startups bring to market their first line of products. The technology has been around for over thirty years but for the most part been contained to larger, more industrial enterprises. Now, as prices fall and barriers to accessing the…

Off & Running (or should we say Swinging?)…

It is with great excitement this week that we are able to launch this website and better communicate what we are all about as a company and where we are going.  We believe we are at the unique intersection of engineering, mobile technology and the sports of baseball and softball…and…