Players Sport Wearable Safety Tech at Super Bowl 2024

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Like last year, you’ll find some players sporting the Q-Collar under their helmets for added protection out on the field, including San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jauan Jennings and Kansas City Chiefs Drue Tranquill.

Designed to safeguard the brain by limiting its movement during injury, the wearable has become popular among elite athletes looking for extra protection.

The Q-Collar’s lightweight frame with a metal spring keeps it in place so it can apply steady but light pressure to the wearer’s jugular, increasing blood flow to the brain and attempting to lessen any impact-related injuries by creating an additional layer of protection around the brain.  

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Liz Hughes

Editor, IoT World Today, IoT World Today

Liz Hughes is an award-winning digital media editor with more than two decades of experience in newspaper, magazine and online media industries. 

A proven digital media strategist and editor, Liz has produced content and offered editorial support and leadership for a variety of web publications, including Fast Company, NBC Boston, Street Fight, QuinStreet, WTWH Media, AOL/Patch Media and Design News.

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Scarlett Evans is the assistant editor for IoT World Today, with a particular focus on robotics and smart city technologies. Scarlett has previous experience in minerals and resources with Mine Australia, Mine Technology and Power Technology. She joined Informa in April 2022.

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