Shotbud is an app designed for competitive shooters. Using the sensors in Apple Watch, Shotbud can detect your shots and track your performance during live or dry fire.
Motion + audio detection
Accurate shot and split time detection
Practice in more places
Choose Live or Dry Fire
The Gun Wall
Catalog and track your sessions
Reaction Time and Split Times
Adjustable PAR Time or PAR ‘Off’
Randomized delay for session start time
Heart rate detection integrated
Adjust shot detection sensitivity settings
Coming early 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions
How does Shotbud calculate session time?
When a user presses the “End Session” button, Shotbud will use the timestamp from the last shot detected as the session’s time.
What is the advantage of using Shotbud over other shot timers?
For live fire practice, Shotbud uses Apple Watch's motion sensors in addition to the noise signature of the gunshot to verify that the user is the one discharging the firearm. Combining these readings helps Shotbud to eliminate false-positives.
Can I use Shotbud with only iPhone if I don’t have Apple Watch?
At this time, Shotbud requires an Apple Watch to be paired and connected to an iPhone.
Can I clear my data and start over?
Deleting and reinstalling the application will reset your data.
How do I adjust the audio sensitivity or motion sensitivity?
Open Shotbud on either Apple Watch or iPhone, and navigate to the "Settings" menu.
Can I use my own photos for my Shelf?
We hear users requests for this feature and are including it in our development roadmap for future updates to the app.
Can I log scoring for a session?
Scoring is something we are actively looking into for a future release.
Is my data private?
Currently all data is completely local to your device and never sent to our servers. Eventually, we plan to store session data in the cloud to enable new features. Existing users will be able to opt-in to cloud storage at that time.
Can Shotbud detect dry fire?
Yes. In addition to detecting live fire, the user can enable Dry Fire mode (beta) in Settings.
Are there recommendations for how to wear Apple Watch while using the Shotbud app?
For best results wear the Apple Watch on your dominant hand.
What equipment do I need to use Shotbud?
An Apple Watch, iPhone, and a firearm -- all safety rules and best practices apply. Airsoft or training pistols also work under many conditions although your mileage may vary.
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