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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!

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MunichMar 25, 2022

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. 

Highlights:

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

It will be hard to win World Cups if you don’t at least take advantage of technology.”

Nicolas Evans (Head of Research & Standards, FIFA)

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