Would You Share?
Anne is a basketball student-athlete who is struggling to balance getting enough sleep with studying enough for her exams. Thanks to EnVisible, a data tracking and sharing platform that gives athlete control over who their data is shared with, Anne is able to see how her lack of sleep is affecting her performance. While she has opted to not to share this data with her coach, some of her teammates have opted to sleep more and share their data with their coach so that their coach knows they are prepared to perform. After making the starting lineup for a game, Anne performs badly and must decide what to do to keep her position on the team.
Our envisioned future is one where college athletes have 100% privacy and autonomy in choosing to share their data with teammates and coaches. Athletes use tracked data to make informed decisions. However, we wonder...is 100% privacy is truly beneficial for athletes? Do student-athletes have the freedom not to share their data?
EnVisible is a team performance tracking system that helps athletes and coaches monitor performance and recovery. Athletes are equipped with a data visualizer and voice operated system that helps them see their own data and compare it to their teammates. Through this system they are also able to control who their data is shared with and what data streams will be shared automatically or not. Coaches have a similar set up for viewing any data the athletes choose to share. Both athletes and coaches also have one or more small round devices that are able to collect and transmit various types of data.