In its mission to make SportVU the global standard for accuracy among optical-tracking systems, STATS commissioned a 12-month independent study to validate SportVU alongside a global-positioning system and a local-positioning system with the three tested against gold-standard technologies. This paper summarises the results of the study for sports scientists.
No matter the technology or the format, fans are looking for new and exciting ways to engage with their favorite sports. Brands can capitalize on this opportunity by creating different ways for fans to use the brand as an avenue to get closer to sports. Fans may not want to interact directly with a company, but they will if the company can bring them closer to something they are passionate about.
Whether you are a fantasy player, content provider, or lineup optimizer, you face stiff competition. As a fantasy user, should you flex a touchdown-dependent running back, or a target-heavy wide receiver? As a content provider, how do you adjust your rankings and commentary when a star player is placed on Injured Reserve? Our award-winning projections answer these questions, enhancing the fantasy football experience for every vertical in the industry.
Milan’s San Siro will host two teams from the Spanish capital in the 2015/16 UEFA Champions League. The competition’s most successful club, Real Madrid, will compete in its 14th final, aiming to win its 11th European Cup, while City rivals Atlético have reached a third final with the aim of winning Europe’s premier club competition for the first time.
The United States will host the Copa América Centenario in what is predicted to be the biggest men’s soccer tournament in the country since the 1994 World Cup. The 1994 World Cup led to the formation of Major League Soccer, and interest in the sport in the US has grown steadily ever since, with the 2014 Men’s and 2015 Women’s World Cups setting records for television ratings in North America. Can this summer’s Copa América have a similar impact?
Sport teams and venues attract thousands of consumers at one time, and for decades fans were completely focused on the action on the field. However, technological advances have changed the way people consume sports as mobile technology has become prevalent in stadiums, and it’s up to the teams and venues to keep up.