MOCAP’s data scientists offer expertise in making sense of location-tracking data, using machine learning and artificial intelligence to derive insights about players, teams, games, and matchups
PALO ALTO, CA (PRWEB) December 01, 2015
MOCAP Analytics, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Zebra Technologies Corporation to grow business opportunities associated with location-tracking and data analytics in the professional and amateur sport of American football.
The National Football League (NFL) installed Zebra’s real-time location system (RTLS) for sports in 17 stadiums during the 2014 NFL season and expanded to cover all NFL stadiums for the 2015 NFL season as part of its Next-Generation Statistics initiative. The NFL kicked off its 2015 season with Zebra’s nickel-sized RFID sensors embedded in the shoulder pads of every NFL player.
“The data collected by Zebra’s location-tracking devices has potential to create significant value to coaches, players, trainers, broadcasters, and fans,” said Arian Forouhar, co-founder and CEO, MOCAP Analytics. “It’s exciting to work with an innovator like Zebra and to provide insights to professional and college football teams, focusing on data visualizations and analytics.”
“MOCAP’s data scientists offer expertise in making sense of location-tracking data, using machine learning and artificial intelligence to derive insights about players, teams, games, and matchups,” said Mike King, Director of Sports Products, Zebra Sports. “Zebra is pleased to be working with MOCAP to develop innovative products and services leveraging Zebra’s RTLS technology for professional and college football teams.”
Zebra Sports Solution provides a revolutionary player-tracking system that helps the league gain real-time visibility into the field of play and is an excellent example of the value Zebra provides to businesses and institutions in industry every day.
About Zebra Technologies Corporation. Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) makes businesses as smart and connected as the world we live in. Zebra tracking and visibility solutions transform the physical to digital, creating the data streams enterprises need to simplify operations, know more about their businesses, and empower their mobile workforces. For more information, visit http://www.zebra.com and follow @ZebraSports on Twitter.
About MOCAP Analytics, Inc. MOCAP is a Silicon Valley based sports analytics company that has developed expertise in creating engaging data visualizations and insights using location-tracking data. MOCAP has partnered with the Golden State Warriors over the past three seasons and will be working with leagues, professional and amateur sports teams, publishers, and broadcasters to expand its portfolio of products and services. For more information, visit http://www.mocapanalytics.com and follow @mocapanalytics on Twitter.