Case Study: Vision-Based Sports Analytics for Europe’s Top Football Clubs

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Football is not only the world’s favorite pastime, but also a multi-billion-dollar industry. Individual players can command millions of dollars in salaries and transfer fees. With so much at stake, coaches and scouts need to make the most informed personnel choices, then, keep their players on top condition. For the most advanced real-time empirical data, top European clubs rely on Anton Paar SportsTec skills.lab solutions. By combining complex algorithms with Teledyne FLIR cameras, skills.lab provides coaching staff with complete holistic views of a player's capabilities including detailed information to create individual training & recovery programs.

To cover the entire pitch and analyze details such as ball handling time, ball speeds & trajectories in real time with distances of up to 60 meters, the system uses 10GE Oryx cameras for analyzing data and Grasshopper3 cameras for both recording and interactive live streaming onto 360° projection screens.

Read more about these fascinating systems and how they use machine vision to help football clubs evaluate and analyze players:

● How skills.lab solutions provide interactive empirical data in real-time
● How skills.lab uses a combination of sensing technologies
● Why Anton Paar Sportstec chose Teledyne FLIR for their high-quality systems

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