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News on the use of wearable technology including Augmented and Virtual Report in sporting events across the world

GoRout Proposes NFL Teams To Experience Its On-Field Wearables

GoRout is the sole tech startup that deals with on-field technology combining intelligent software and on-field wearable products to enhance practice for high school, college, and professional football teams. Currently, teams in...

Virtual Reality Training with EON Sports VR in Partnership with Japan’s Yokohama DeNA Baystars

EON Sports is currently leading the world of virtual and augmented reality startup technology as far as professional athlete training is concerned. EON Sports VR has decided to partner with the...

Premier League in Virtual Reality with Sky – Your Most Surreal Experience Ever

Virtual Reality Experience with Sky is all set to become even more exhilarating and thrilling with it new Premier League VR Experience! Sky has announced to bring its VR app to Google...

NBA Slow to Accept Wearable Technology

The future may be coming quickly, but the NBA is not yet ready to accept wearable technology to the same degree as other sports leagues around the world. The latest example of...

Swing IQ Smart Apparel by Majestic – Hitting Analysis in Baseball Games

Even though, Majestic will not be the provider of on-field uniforms for Major League Baseball starting from 2020 but did not stop them from introducing this smart apparel called Swing IQ. It is...

1st and Future by National Football League – The Competition Begins

For enhancement of the football game and for safety of its players, National Football League (NFL) has joined hands with Texas Medical Center (TMC) for a unique pitch competition. 1st and Future will...
NBA Players Striving Towards A New Future For Sports With Wearable Technology

NBA Players Striving Towards A New Future For Sports With Wearable Technology

The NBA and NBA Players Association have together reached a collaborative agreement to form a tentative partnership towards the betterment of the wearable technology and its use in sports. A new...
Catapult doesn’t need an introduction. It is an Australian multinational corporation that is revolutionizing the way professional and elite athletes are being monitored and analyzed in training and competition, worldwide. More than 900 elite and professional teams are using Catapult’s solution technologies to up their game. Catapult Group have signed a binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a league-wide deal with Australia’s National Basketball League. The deal intends to track the analytics of the NBL players, all clubs, during their practice and actual games. Catapult will produce a range of next generation application and technologies to honour the partnership for NBL fans across all NBL media platforms. The three-year exclusive agreement is Catapult’s 5th league-wide deal, and it means that Catapult becomes the league’s official wearable analytics partner. Under the deal, the NBL will subscribe to a hardware and software analytics solution comprising of 80 new tracking units across all 8 teams. The teams will use Catapult’s market leading technology for all training and game-day sessions, to drive enhanced player performance and reduce the injury risks associated with the demands of elite basketball. The deal also provides for the development of next generation analytics to be made available to NBL fans across all NBL platforms, including the provision of live game-day data for media and broadcast purposes. Catapult will also support the league to secure new brand partners across new sponsorship categories. Karl Hogan, Catapult Head of League & Data Partnerships, on the new NBL deal stated; ‘We’re delighted to have been appointed as the NBL’s official wearable data partner. The NBL enjoys strong grassroots support in Australia and we see considerable potential for the NBL to leverage this latent support to drive growth in the sport. Creating compelling content for fans is key part of that. We look forward to working with the NBL to make next-generation analytics available to fans, and to securing new brand partners for the league.” On the other hand, Jeremy Loeliger, General Manager of the NBL, also expressed his intentions over the partnership and remarked; Catapult technology is an investment in innovation for the NBL. This technology drives our core property - the players’ performance - whilst enhancing what we can offer fans and brands wanting to associate themselves with elite basketball globally.”

Catapult signs a three year league-wide deal with NBL

Catapult doesn’t need an introduction. It is an Australian multinational corporation that is revolutionizing the way professional and elite athletes are being monitored and analyzed in training and competition, worldwide. More...
GraphWear Technologies To Use Its Wearable Sweat Patch On NFL Players

GraphWear Technologies To Use Its Wearable Sweat Patch On NFL Players

GraphWear Technologies is channeling its latest wearable patch technology, in the line of other technologies, on a professional NFL football team. The wearable patch assesses sweat to find out what’s going...
NTT Announces Virtual Reality Training System For Professional Baseball

NTT Announces Virtual Reality Training System For Professional Baseball

NTT Data along with the famous MLB team, Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagle have announced a partnership based on producing a complete virtual reality training system for all the players. The announcement...

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