It’s been a transformative 12 months for Ida Sports as the business looks to capitalise on a problem that hasn’t been fully tackled.
The SportsHosts platform connects travellers, both local and international, with local fans to watch sports together, powering authentic experiences.
With more than a million data points transmitted between the cars and the pits during a Formula One race, the organisation behind the sport is working to leverage this wealth of data to better both the sport and the fan experience.
Perth’s Formalytics is one of the breakthrough stories in the Australian tech industry in 2018, its app myKicks climbing the rankings during the World Cup.
Sitting at the corners of fan engagement, content and gamification, QuizJam gives clubs and organisations another channel to integrate a sponsor’s message into game-based campaigns.
Sydney-based Briometrix is developing technologies that addresses a total population of one per cent of people who use a wheelchair.
Prohab CEO Lyndon Huf spoke about his company’s development and how his dad encouraged him to go hard and pursue this idea.
Looking at sportstech startups that have received funding since 2015 and where they have come from, NSW ranks highest for the most activity.
At the moment Amir Raveh, CEO of HYPE Foundation, is in Australia to launch HYPE Spin Lab in partnership with the University of Queensland.
AirActive is a fitness activity booking app rewarding users with Velocity Frequent Flyer points with each booking made and offering on and off-peak pricing.
Launched in 2003 with a print diary detailing all the important sporting fixtures of the year, Sportsyear has now developed an online platform to help fans better plan their watching.
The Brisbane Heat has today released Heat VR, a virtual reality app and ‘brand’ in conjunction with partner CUA. The app will look to give fans a behind the scenes experience.
RefLIVE has come up with what it believes could be the perfect tech solution for football referees, an app for smartwatches and smartphones that will improve the efficiency for the pre-match, in-game, and post-match administration tasks that referees are required to complete.
iSport Genius is a big data platform for sport, empowering users around the world to find out things like how their team usually performs when they travel more than 300km for an away game played in the rain coming on the back of three straight losses. The site encourages users to search, engage, socialise and gamify analytical sports content in a way that is enjoyable to consume.
One of the most innovative wearable tech product to reach Australia is Hexoskin. Although founded in North America, Melbourne-based entrepreneurs Dean Delia and Mark Milanese have been able to secure the rights to distribute Hexoskin’s products across the Asia Pacific region.