Dartboards are the target half of the game of Darts. There are many different darts games, and dozens of types of dartboards. Dartboards vary in both materials, and in layout. Continue reading Types of Dartboards
All bristle dartboards are made of sisal rope fiber, a vegetable fiber similar to hemp. As such, it is subject to the same types of damage as any other natural rope fiber. With a little care and moderate use, a good quality bristle dartboard can last for years of darts play. Continue reading Bristle Dartboard Care
Using optical tracking technology and high speed motor controllers, their dartboard moves at up to 20g’s to always put the Bull in front of an oncoming dart! Continue reading Hit the Bull Every Time, Guaranteed!
When considering different aspects of Darts that might be ripe for technological change, score keeping immediately comes to mind.
Darts score-keeping systems have stagnated for decades, and this appears ripe for change in the very near future. Currently, most steel-tip darts games are still scored with chalk or other manual marking methods. The mechanical workings of soft-tip darts machines have not changed significantly since the 1970’s.
But technology moves on, and that is especially true of computers & electronic sensor technology. Modern smartphones contain more computer capacity than typical mainframe computers of the 1970s. Video cameras and ultrasonic sensors are now cheap enough to integrate into consumer devices ranging from phones to children’s toys. Continue reading Future of Darts – Scorekeeping