Digital Gym

Digital Gym


Imagine a gym that helps you keep track of your exercise, its intensity, its correctness and your vitals while you focus on exercise. Automatically. Accurately. Even without a wearable. Every time. Welcome to the Digital Gym. We are developing technologies that will convert any gym into the digital gym of the future. Digital Gym is a project in the world’s first Quantified Communities (QC) movement launched by Rice Scalable Health Initiative.

Issues Involved or Addressed

The main goal is to capture all the gym exercise activities in a privacy preserving manner, continuously and accurately. The team is developing “mountables,” devices that can be mounted on gym equipment and specialized sports activities areas (like squash, volleyball and basketball courts) that can measure the equipment use, each exercise stats and number of participants without disclosing their identities.

Methods and Technologies

  • Machine vision
  • Embedded Programming
  • Embedded Hardware
  • Internet of Things
  • Signal Processing
  • Cloud Apps
  • Mobile Apps

Academic Majors of Interest

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science

Preferred Interests and Preparation

Basic coursework in ECE (sophomore and up).
Enthusiastic about self-learning and working on a large problem.

Team Advisors

Ashu Sabharwal
Digital Gym 713-348-5057