20 Most Promising Sports Technology Solution Providers - 2016

Over the years, the substantial use of technology in sports has elevated its status from proprietary forms to a more advanced elite sporting. Today, several thematic applications of technology—across sporting equipments, clothing and wearable’s to facilities, competition adjudication and performance analytics is delivering a heightened experience to multiple stakeholders involved.

In one hand, devices like photo-finish timers and sensors that connect with several communication devices and scoreboards in stadiums are making the broadcasts more appealing to the spectators. On the other hand, the technology revolution is providing athletes, coaches and analysts with ways to gather immediate feedback on a wide range of performance factors. For instance, big data analytics technology is being used to enhance a player’s performance by monitoring and analyzing his nutrition and fitness levels.

With a multitude of advancements in sports technology, organizations should wisely choose solutions that meet their needs. To help CIOs find the right solutions, our selection panel has evaluated a number of sports technology solution providers and shortlisted the ones that are the forefront of optimally tackling the challenges in the sports arena. In our selection process, we have looked at the vendor’s capability to deliver a cost-effective and flexible solutions that add value to the sports landscape.

We present you CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising Sports Technology Solution Providers 2016.

Top Sports Companies

Competitive Sports Analysis

Develops college football recruiting tool that helps coaches find the best fit recruit based on their needs

FanDuel

Specializes in daily fantasy contests to make sports more exciting, in any way, shape or form

Intelligent applications to enhance the fan engaging experience

Fitbit

Designs products to help users achieve their health and fitness goals, making them feel empowered

Hudl

Builds video analysis tools for coaches and athletes around the world helping them to stay ahead of the competition

KORE Software

Offers a solid platform for addressing the unique needs, from sports sponsorships and ticket system integration to media and ad sales, trafficking and fulfillment management

Krossover

Enables coaches, athletes, fans, and the media from around the world to access game film and advanced statistics online, and on mobile devices

LBi Software

Creates better sports teams through precise, customized data succinctly delivered to club decision-makers in any format, on any device

Media Sonar provides sports facilities and arenas with an additional public safety tool that allows security personnel to monitor social media posts relating to the event, crowd, or facility

A fan and consumer engagement automation technology company delivering solutions designed to enhance relationship between brands and their fans and consumers

Creates a dynamic pricing engine for live entertainment events, changing the way sports and entertainment tickets are priced

Provides cutting-edge video and content licensing solutions to the amateur sports market

A mobile sports-technology company providing personalized content driving ROI for sports teams and venues

PlaySight Interactive Ltd

Focuses on delivering cutting-edge experience to all levels of sport, worldwide with their SmartCourt technology

Replay Technologies

Allows the viewer to experience never-before-seen perspectives of live sporting events by placing viewing angles and cameras where none existed in reality

Runkeeper

Helps people build lasting routines with smart schedules that fit into their busy lives

SeatGeek

Enables users to quickly discover tickets to sports/music events and find amazing deals on tickets

Sportvision

Creates landmark innovations that allow fans to see and enjoy sports in a lively manner

STATS LLC

Enhances sports on and off the field through real-time data feeds, sports content and research and customizable digital solutions to engage fans

Synergy Sports Technology, LLC

Delivers on-demand professional-level basketball analytics linked to support video for unrivaled power and insight into the game