One year FIFA Preferred Provider Live Player Tracking - a Review And Outlook
This is the very first edition of our new video format “KINEXON Sports Tech Talk”! Welcome with us the person who is playing a key role in driving the digitisation of football at FIFA: Nicolas Evans. Together with Maximilian Schmidt, Nicolas looks back on common learnings from the last twelve months and provides valuable insights!
In 2021, FIFA announced KINEXON as a Preferred Provider Live Player Tracking. The goal of the collaboration: identify applications of live tracking data that make sports better. Be it for players, coaches, media or spectators.
One year later, Nicolas Evans, who leads FIFA’s initiative, and Maximilian Schmidt, Global Sports Lead at KINEXON, look back on their experiences from the first twelve months and provide insights into how live tracking technology will develop in football.
00:00 min.: Start
02:48 min.: The current status of the FIFA EPTS Initiative (Electronic Performance and Tracking Systems)
04:54 min.: How did the FIFA and KINEXON collaborate in 2021?
07:39 min.: Current developments in football technology
14:05 min.: Learnings from projects in 2021
15:54 min.: Upcoming tech trends in professional football
17:17 min.: Today’s biggest challenge
18:28 min.: What’s to expect next?
22:00 min.: What to expect from the FIFA when it comes to technology?
25:33 min.: Best practices of the use of technology in global football
27:05 min.: Advantages and applications of wearable solutions
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