May 9, 2017 – VPA Technologies, Pixellot and Football NSW have partnered up to bring high-quality game footage to thousands of Australian amateur players and fans who visit the home of football in NSW, Valentine Sports Park, Sydney.
Through the new web TV platform www.VPASports.TV
, fans can view games live and VOD in an interactive format and database, with every single game currently played on Oval 2 at Valentine Sports Park, automatically recorded and archived on VPASports.TV by the Pixellot technology.
Introducing Pixellot’s fully automated sports production solution to Football NSW, with Valentine Sports Park having the FIRST Pixellot system in Australia and NZ, sports media specialist VPA Technologies, set out to enable lower league and youth clubs to have access to high-quality content, affordably and effortlessly, all through one single platform.
The weatherproof Pixellot camera system is fix-installed currently on the outdoor Valentine Sports Park 2, with plans to install systems on Oval 1 and Oval 3 to cover the entirety of matches played at the brand new 26 million dollar football facility. Smart computer vision algorithms create TV-like footage without human intervention. From the venue, game footage is automatically streamed or uploaded to VPASports.tv, the web TV platform launched by VPA Technologies.
The concept of automated, high-quality video production sparked great interest with Football NSW, that is looking to increase the visibility of amateur football while providing important analysis footage for cubs to improve the development of their young players.
VPA Technologies ambitious sports venture enjoys the support of Football NSW and will be looking for potential partnerships with founding sponsors who want to be attached to this world class technology and amateur football in NSW.
Luke McCoy, CEO of VPA was very excited about this exciting new initiative with Football NSW.
“At VPA we have been involved with the provision of elite level capture solutions for Australian sporting teams, both professional and amateur for over 5 years. Pixellot’s automated sportscasting system takes this to another level of quality, performance and efficiency.“As a technology specialist whom also produces content, we see a huge demand for content beyond the traditionally televised events, and expect massive usage of sports video services that let people watch their friends, children, or local club playing in an individual manner.”
Football NSW’s Head of Commercial Grant Cremer echoed McCoy’s enthusiasm with the venture.
“Football NSW is excited to launch a platform with VPA Technologies that will allow users of our brand-new football facility at Valentine Sports Park access to footage from a world leading technology.
“This is the first Pixellot system installed in Australia and New Zealand and we are excited to be part of a solution that will only grow and benefit our members in the long term.
“We look forward to the response and working with our members to continually provide a world class service and facility here at the home of football in NSW.”
VPA and Football NSW will be launching www.vpasports.tv with a public live stream this Friday the 12th of May at 6pm on Facebook to demonstrate the capabilities of the newly installed Pixellot system, as well as a demonstration of how the platform will operate and function on a week to week basis.
The live stream will be archived on Facebook as well as on the platform “about us” page.
About VPA Technologies
The team at VPA Technologies is hell bent on making sports technology and video content easy to access, easy to use, and easy to buy.
Whether you’re a coach looking for the best way to film, analyse and educate your team; you’re sports-mad and looking for world leading sports technology products; you’re a corporate looking to showcase your event live as it happens; or you’re simply looking for the best way to use filming and live stream technology to enhance your environment, our team will work to provide the best solution for you.
VPA Technologies has worked with the likes of Football Federation Australia, Gladesville Hornsby Football Association, Mt Druitt Town Rangers, Sydney FC, Western Sydney Wanderers, Wellington Phoenix, South Sydney Rabbitohs, GWS Giants and NSW Rugby League just to name a few.
Pixellot offers automated sports production solutions that provide affordable alternatives to traditional video capture, production and distribution systems, for both professional and amateur sport events. Pixellot’s patented technology solution streamlines the production workflow by deploying an unmanned multi-camera system in a fixed rig, with additional angles as required, to cover the entire field, and offering a stitched panoramic image. Advanced algorithms enable an automatic coverage of the flow of play and automatic highlight generation. Pixellot was founded in 2013 by Dr. Miky Tamir and Gal Oz, both bringing with them extensive experience in Broadcasting and Media technologies, as well as in the sports technology industry.
Pixellot systems are deployed by broadcasters, production companies, clubs, sports portals and coaching solution providers around the globe.
For more information: www.pixellot.tv
Kathrin Lotto Shabat
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