MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2014) - Visit ChyronHego at NAB Show 2014, Booth SL1110 -- ChyronHego (NASDAQ: CHYR) and TrackMan™, a leading provider of radar technology for sports, today announced a strategic partnership in baseball player and ball tracking technology. The combined best-of-breed solution is a non-invasive offering that provides quality data for player evaluation, coaching and fan experience analysis in a converged infrastructure. Teams can now develop customized analytics while maintaining their own unique process.
"The ChyronHego and TrackMan partnership is a breakthrough in data gathering for the sport of baseball," said Johan Apel, president and chief executive officer at ChyronHego. "Coaches are now able to analyze individual player movements and track the ball for every play and our real-time data provides fan experience executives with never before seen opportunities to engage fans in this uniquely data-driven sport."
"The Big Data trends driven by cloud and mobility are creating a new style of sports analysis that is transforming what coaches and fans expect and need from sports technology," said John Olshan, general manager at TrackMan Baseball. "I'm thrilled to have Trackman and ChyronHego work together to help the sport tackle these exciting challenges. By jointly developing and leveraging each other's technology, we will deliver the highest standard in data performance and reliability."
ChyronHego and TrackMan will continue to develop and market the technology to a broad range of baseball teams and leagues around the globe. The combined solution has already been successfully deployed in multiple U.S. stadiums.
TrackMan™ is an easy to use indoor/outdoor radar-based solution for analyzing the impact conditions and resulting ball flight in baseball, golf and other sports. TrackMan provides the industry's most accurate real-time data and graphics on ball launch, flight, and landing. TrackMan Inc., based in Stamford CT is a wholly owned subsidiary of TrackMan A/S that is responsible for all aspects of the introduction of TrackMan technology into the baseball market. TrackMan A/S, headquartered in Vedbaek, Denmark, is the developer and owner of TrackMan™ technology. TrackMan technology includes a comprehensive patent portfolio of granted patents and pending patents applications. For more information about TrackMan visit www.trackmangolf.com.
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ChyronHego (NASDAQ: CHYR) is a global leader in broadcast graphics creation, playout and real-time data visualization with a wide range of products and services for live television, news and sports production. Joining forces in 2013 with over 80 years of combined industry expertise, Chyron and Hego Group offer award-winning solutions -- such as the TRACAB™ player tracking system and the end-to-end BlueNet™ graphics workflow -- under the collective ChyronHego brand. Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., the company also has offices in the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Mexico, Norway, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. For more information on ChyronHego, visit www.chyronhego.com.
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