AMSTERDAM, July 3, 2019. ORTEC Sports, leading supplier of sports statistics software, and AIONSPORTS, a recently founded Dutch data driven sports performance and fan engagement tech startup, announced a strategic partnership today. The collaboration will focus on increasing value for their customers by combining their offering.
With its portfolio of advanced analytics solutions and its track record of more than 15 years in the sports industry, ORTEC Sports works to help professional sports organizations (including technical staff, media and fans) across different sports to improve team performance, leverage media exposure and enhance the fan experience. Its technology is purpose-built for the sports industry, providing unparalleled insight leveraging its data science legacy to contribute to better results. AIONSPORTS offers innovative and cutting-edge virtual reality and augmented reality products, driven by data and powered by artificial intelligence, focused on sports performance, fan engagement and OTT/broadcasting.
“Data is abundant in today’s world, offering many opportunities for sports organizations”, says ORTEC Sports’ CEO Daan Boon. “Together, ORTEC and AIONSPORTS will provide current and potential customers with flexible technology that enables them to go beyond experience, gut feelings and emotion, to make better decisions supported by data.”
“ORTEC Sports has a deep knowledge and expertise in combining data and mathematics, which should prove to be extremely valuable for our current and future customers”, adds Mark Snijders, Founder of AIONSPORTS. “This partnership aligns with our core strategy and will provide our customers with greater insight to make more informed decisions across their organization.”
About ORTEC Sports
Leading in generating systems to analyze effectiveness in sports, ORTEC Sports takes the tracking, training and discovery of talent and athletes to the next level.
ORTEC is the world’s leading supplier of mathematical optimization software and advanced analytics, with around 1,000 employees and offices in 13 countries around the globe. Our goal is to make applied mathematics available in a transparent, safe and sustainable way. We distinguish ourselves by creating effective and workable models of the world in which our software is meant to function. Since our foundation, we have optimized business processes at more than 1,200 leading companies.
AIONSPORTS improves Sports Performance, optimizes Fan Experience and empowers OTT/ broadcasting with the most innovative and cutting-edge Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality products, driven by data and powered by Artificial Intelligence. AIONSPORTS focuses on three pillars: sports performance, fan engagement and OTT/broadcasting.
Powered by the most comprehensive databases in sports, AIONSPORTS has developed a suite of bespoke analytical & training products – integrated with live and on-demand video and match footage – to enhance performance. These products are fit for the unique challenges leagues, federations and professional clubs and athletes face.
AIONSPORTS Fan Engagement delivers a platform on which fans can access unique data and insights before, during and after sports matches, games and events. In order to increase fan engagement, we offer live and on-demand video in linear broadcast, 180/360 degree video, and the possibility to choose from multiple camera angles. Instant replay, ultra-low latency, and both virtual reality and augmented reality are integrated in our products and can all be enriched with unique and customizable data layers.
OTT/broadcasting offered by AIONSPORTS includes the management, archiving, security, delivery, publication and monetization of any kind of video content in any format, using our end- to-end solutions for broadcasting sports matches all around the world. Anytime, anywhere and to any device.