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April 08, 2019
Kennington Smith

Anderson District One high school athletic programs to receive equipment upgrades

Three high schools in Anderson District 1 are set to receive upgrades in athletic equipment. Anderson School District 1 purchased 90 new football helmets each for Palmetto, Powdersville and Wren high schools. Riddell made a presentation to the schools for rights to make their helmets and received the bid. According to the coaches, each helmet comes with a built-in system that gives impact data and warnings to coaches and trainers if a player sustains a hit that’s deemed dangerous.
March 26, 2019
Mitch Fick

Iowa football stays ahead of the game in Year 2 of customized helmets

When spring football practice starts for the Iowa Hawkeyes on Wednesday, they'll once again take the field with an edge in equipment. CBS2/FOX28 featured the Hawkeyes' instillation of Riddell's Precision-Fit helmets last spring. Every player - aside from incoming freshmen - was given a helmet with their exact measurements and specifications.
Smarter Football Spotlight: Rogersville Middle School Warriors
March 15, 2019

Smarter Football Spotlight: Rogersville Middle School Warriors

If you spend enough time watching football, you might see it. If you spend enough time playing football, you already know it. But spend enough time in Rogersville, Tennessee, and you are guaranteed to feel it: Football is more than just a game.
March 05, 2019
Leif M. Wright

Warner installs tech in football helmets to protect players

The Warner Public Schools football program has recently invested in Riddell’s InSite smart helmet technology, which now includes InSite Training Tool. ITT is Riddell’s latest innovation in head impact monitoring technology and will now offer the Eagles the unique opportunity to use a sabermetric approach to athlete protection.
February 19, 2019
Peter Schwartz

Helmet Safety: Riddell and Carbon Team Up to Produce the Newest Safety Technology

The biggest concern for youth football parents is always the safety of their child, and a major component of player safety is properly fitting helmet. Riddell, the official helmet partner of USA Football, has partnered with Carbon to bring customized, digital design innovation to head protection through the new Diamond helmet platform.
February 01, 2019
Katie Schoolov

NFL teams are testing this new custom 3D-printed helmet based off scans of players' heads

NFL players on almost every team are testing out a new type of helmet made with 3D printing. Each Riddell helmet is custom-made for a player based on a scan of his head. Silicon Valley-based Carbon prints seven resin pads for inside the helmet, each with a unique lattice pattern that bends and flexes to the exact shape of the player's head.
January 18, 2019
Orange Lion Productions

The Race to Create the Safest Football Helmet

All football players can benefit from smarter and safer equipment. Manufacturers understand this need and are all racing to create the safest helmet.
January 18, 2019

New Jersey’s Madison Jr. Football Sees Benefits from Using Smart Helmet Technology

The game of football is evolving, and coaches play a key role as they continually adapt to these changes to ensure that athletes and their on-field protection are a focus for football programs. This duty is important to the fabric and future of the game...
December 06, 2018
Dr. Brian J. Cole, MD

The Future of Football Head Protection and Equipment Technologies

Dr. Brian Cole and Steve Kashul talk with Thad Ide, Senior VP of Research and Product Development for Riddell, about recent innovations in the future of football head protection and equipment technologies.
November 28, 2018
Jessica Toricelli

Sterlington High School using new technology to keep football players safe

New Riddell Insite sensors allow the football staff to monitor when and where players experience contact on the field by sending data from the helmet to a device worn by the team's athletic trainer. "It's like a mini cell phone or pager type of thing, and it sends data to that, I only get alerts for blows that are high impact blows or if someone takes multiple blows close together, or back to back,” says Paul Vaughn, Certified Athletic Trainer.
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