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May 24 Android App - Jam Timer for Roller Derby

By Michael Stieb | May 24, 2012, 4:47 a.m. (ET)

Jam Timer

Now you can use your Android Phone to time jams and bouts in Roller Derby.

An app to assist with the timing of jams and bouts in Roller Derby.

Features include:

* Keep track of period, jam, and timeout times
* App will automatically keep track of the number of jams and the timeouts taken by both teams. 
* App can be configured to automatically switch on flight mode when the app is launched, and switch it off when the app closes. 
* Audio / visual / vibrate reminder when 10 seconds of the jam /period / timeout are remaining
* Option to hold overtime jams at the end of a bout.
* Team names can be customised
* Timer background can be customized. Add your League's logo, team photo, or any image you like. 
* Preferences allow you to customize period, timeout, interval and jam time, reminder tone and/or vibrate, and to prevent accidental closure of the timer when pressing the back key
* App can prevent display from dimming / timing out during use.
* Remaining period time can be adjusted if necessary.
* Useful for practice sessions and scrimmages.
* Choose to automatically start jams or choose between starting jam or taking a timeout.

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