Munich, Germany & Tel Aviv, Israel (September 16th, 2019) – PlaySight Interactive and KINEXON are excited today to announce a new technology partnership in basketball. The two technology companies are joining forces to offer a full-service video and analytics technology offering to elite and professional teams across the NBA, college basketball and globally.
“By combining real-time performance data and smart video content, we are offering an unparalleled performance experience to pro and elite teams around the world.”
With its technology, PlaySight turns sports facilities, gyms, courts, fields, rinks, pools and pools ‘Smart’ by installing high-performance sports AI and connected camera technology. PlaySight-powered facilities provide student-athletes, coaches, teams and fans with automated HD broadcast live streaming and pro-level coaching and performance analysis tools, as well as instant replay, multiple camera angles and an on-demand video content platform to access, store, manage and share video, statistics and analytics.
KINEXON is shaping the digitization of sports. With the help of its centimeter-accurate UWB sensor technology, KINEXON measures, analyzes and visualizes the athletic and tactical performance of individual players and teams in real time and three dimensions (x-, y- and z-axis). Open interfaces allow to integrate third-party applications such as PlaySight and offer borderless flexibility. On top of that, smart algorithms and artificial intelligence process generated data into actionable insights – displayed live in a networked, intuitive web application.
Maximilian Schmidt, Co-Founder and Managing Director KINEXON: “We are very thrilled to make our partnership with PlaySight official. Their easy-to-use smart AI sports video platform integrates seamlessly into our system. By combining real-time performance data and smart video content, we are offering an unparalleled performance experience to pro and elite teams around the world.”
Chen Shachar, PlaySight CEO & Co-Founder: “KINEXON shares our vision – to bring automated technology to sport and drive change in a positive way – both through athletic and coaching performance and improvement, as well as the fan and viewing experience. By learning from our customers together, we are able to continually innovate to meet the needs of today’s very best athletes, coaches and sports organizations.”
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