LONDON, UK: Today (9 February 2022) The STA Group Revealed the shortlist for the 2022 Sports Technology Awards, which represented 110 brands, 19 categories, 37 sports and five continents.
Over 50 judges had the unenviable – but fascinating– task of choosing the finalists; they spent, collectively, around 200 hours determining which companies would go forward. The resulting list includes both the most exciting startups as well as many of the biggest brands in the sector, including the NBA, MLB, ICC, Chelsea FC, Arsenal FC, Hawk-Eye and Meta.
Rebecca Hopkins, CEO of The STA Group, said: ‘Every Year our judges report how interesting they find Sports Technology Awards Entries– and we are most grateful to them because they work hard. The Difference this year is that we seem to be moving from evolution to revolution in terms of how so many things in sport are done. Important areas, such as broadcast production, social platforms, venue management and athlete training are now – or will shortly – look very different from just a few years ago.Stakeholders in all areas are becoming more sophisticated and demanding, andthe technology being created to meet or shape these needs is coming thick and fast. These are exciting times for our sector and we cannot wait to reveal the winners in person, on May 12th.’
The Sports Technology Awards is the leading global celebration of technology-led innovation across the international sports sector. Held annually as a competition to highlight outstanding advances in the industry, The Awards is run by The STA Group, which also owns The Sports Technology Annual Review, The Power List and The STA Startups.
The Sports Technology Awards ceremony will take place on London’s Leicester Square at the capital’s new ‘super boutique’ hotel,The Londoner.
The 2022 shortlist
Best Analytics in Sport
- ClubSpark and ITF, ITF World Tennis Number
- Extreme Networks, Extreme Analytics: Dominating Professional Sports
- Hudl, Coach and Athlete Analysis Platform
- Oracle, SailGP Taps the Power of Oracle Cloud
- Spotlight Sports Group, Superfeed
- Veo Technologies, AI Powered Camera and Analysis Platform