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SmartKage

July 07, 2015 09:00 ET

SmartKage Completes Twentieth Installation

Company Reaches Halfway Point of First Phase Launch With Prospect Sports of Farmingdale, New York

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Jul 7, 2015) - SmartSports continues on its torrid pace to complete the first 40 SmartKage® units, of a scheduled national rollout of 160 facilities. The Company today announced it has completed the installation of Prospect Sports in Farmingdale, Long Island, New York. The 25-thousand square foot facility, which features an instruction roster of current and former minor/major league players, marks the twentieth nationwide location.

"Obviously, with improved weather conditions and the height of baseball season upon us, we are being as aggressive as possible in our efforts to complete our first phase launch," said Company co-founder and Chief Operating Officer Larry Scannell. "While we have units from coast-to-coast, there are still a significant number of markets which have been contacted that will complete the first phase."

In what it calls the equivalent of a "Physical SAT™" SmartKage is the first quantitative technology system and network that measures specific athletic performance for baseball and softball players.

Each one-hour SmartKage session yields up to 75 performance metrics for baseball and softball players. The patented proprietary technologies are completely invisible to the user; there are no wires, markers or sensors on the athlete. Performance data is captured in real time and used for player development, identification, college recruiting and professional scouting.

All facilities have online bookings/testing for its patented SmartKage baseball/softball player evaluation system which now include:

  • The South Bay Refinery
    Torrance, CA

  • Roundtripper Sports Academy
    Westfield, IN

  • C-Side Sports Academy
    Washington, PA

  • Mike Murphy Baseball
    Concord, CA

  • 4d Sports Performance Center
    Mahopac, NY

  • Miner League Baseball/Softball
    Rincon, GA

  • Titan Sports Academy
    Marietta, GA

  • Bulls/Sox Academy
    Lisle, IL

  • SmartSports
    Tyngsborough, MA

  • Strike Zone Sports Training
    Northwood, OH

  • Diamond Elite Sports
    Columbia, TN

  • Big Fly Athletics
    San Marcos, CA

  • Rip City
    Sterling, VA

  • Prospect Sports
    Farmingdale, NY

  • Champions Lexington, LLC
    Nicholasville, KY

  • The Sandlot
    St. Louis, MO

  • Legends Sports Complex
    The Woodlands, TX

  • Players Only, Inc.
    Eden Prairie, MN

  • Diamond Instincts
    Northbrook, IL

  • Hitters Baseball Academy
    Caledonia, WI

Interested parties can learn more about each facility and book a session at www.smartkage.com

When complete, a total of 160 SmartKage units will be available to virtually everyone in the contiguous United States. Individuals can contact the company, via the website, to find out when a facility will be coming to a specific location.

SmartKage technology has been developed in conjunction with some of the foremost sports technologists and leading authorities in the game, including several Major League teams, concurrently the Company has gone through a very rigorous vetting process selecting only blue-chip locations to represent the SmartKage brand.

SmartSports has also partnered with Sportvision which, in conjunction with Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM), has permanently installed its PITCHf/x pitch tracking system in every MLB stadium. Additionally, SmartSports works with Major League teams in each of the six divisions as well as 3,600 colleges and universities.

About SmartSports/SmartKage

SmartSports is a privately held sports technology company developing smart sports products and environments. The Company develops and markets proprietary hardware and software systems that quantitatively measure athletic performance. Company products, including its fully automated SmartKage™, serve the amateur, collegiate and professional sports markets. Founded in 2008, the company is based in greater Boston, Massachusetts. For additional information please go to www.smartkage.com

Editor's Note: High res photos of SmartKage and its principals are available upon request.

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