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.
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.
ARIVAL is a fan-focused mobile platform using AR to visualise player team data and statistics while gamification aspects are added to drive engagement.
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.
There are two schools of thought in the sports world when it comes to analysing and grading athletes. The first sees a team rely on a gut feeling that says that player’s going to be a superstar, while teams going by the second have endless amounts of data to back up their opinions. Thanks to the greater acceptance of analytics in sports that came with the book Moneyball, which explained how a Major League Baseball team used advanced analytics to build a good team cheaply, teams are increasingly relying on the latter.