“For us PlaySight is much more than a broadcasting platform used only our men’s and women’s pro teams.  It’s giving players and coaches at all levels the ability to immediately analyze their games and practices using instant replay on court, as well as using the app and web platform for convenient post-game video analysis.”

Tel Aviv, Israel (November 27th, 2020) – Exactly one year since their initial partnership, PlaySight Interactive and the Israeli Volleyball Association expand their relationship to bring Smart AI and connected camera technology to more volleyball clubs in Israel. PlaySight’s platform, which already powers leading volleyball teams, colleges and organizations globally, will bring its proven pro-level analysis tools and automated production broadcast technology to help raise public awareness and engagement with the sport in Israel.

Despite the fact that the current pandemic created a down turn of momentum in most sports worldwide, the association continues to push forward with its very ambitious goal of making volleyball the leading sport in Israel. They strongly believe that the development of suitable infrastructure focused at promoting volleyball at its grassroots levels is key to achieving meaningful and sustainable success at both a national an international level.

The Association has launched its own broadcast channel, powered by PlaySight technology. “I am thrilled with installing PlaySight and bringing Volleyball to the global platform. Without a doubt, this makes the league and sport more accessible and enjoyable to the fans and athletes.” said Yaniv Noyman, General Director of the Israeli Volleyball Association. “On top of that, the professional teams are now equipped with the coaching and analysis tools to help further advance the sport and take it to the next level.”

Video review and coaching tools have also been a key ingredient for the Association to decide to expand PlaySight reach within the league after only one year utilizing the tool.  Jacob Hershko, Kfar Saba’s General Manager feels like this additional asoect of the PlaySight platform has been key for the club.  “For us PlaySight is much more than a broadcasting platform used only our men’s and women’s pro teams.  It’s giving players and coaches at all levels the ability to immediately analyze their games and practices using instant replay on court, as well as using the app and web platform for convenient post-game video analysis.” Hershko continued. “Being the biggest club in Israel with more than 1,000 kids on our youth program, the ability to maximize all of PlaySight’s tools has been a game changer.”

“We know our technology has the ability to change sports for the better, especially when applied in such a well though out and organized way as we have seen this past year with Israeli Volleyball.” said PlaySight CEO and Co-Founder Chen Shachar. “It is always a great feeling to see that our technology is truly helping achieve a partner’s vision. We will continue to work diligently with the Israeli Volleyball Association to reach an increasing number of fans in Israel and elsewhere.”

With its technology, PlaySight turns sports facilities, gyms, fields, hockey rinks and pools ‘Smart’ by installing high-performance sports AI software and connected camera technology. PlaySight-powered facilities provide athletes, coaches, teams, parents and fans with automated HD broadcast live streaming and pro-level coaching and performance analysis tools, as well as instant replay and an on demand video content platform to access, store, manage and share video, statistics and analytics. PlaySight’s flexible platform works across all sports, from tennis and squash to basketball, volleyball, football, lacrosse, hockey, swimming and more.

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