World1 Sports is pleased to announced an official partnership with global sports technology giant, Playermaker. With this agreement, World1 Sports is now Playermaker’s partner in the Indian market and will work to make Playermaker’s technology widely available to India’s football clubs and teams, in order to support the advancement of the game in the country.
Playermaker’s flagship device is the latest in wearable sports technology, consisting of an ultra-light weight sensor that is strapped around the boot. The technology is currently used by hundreds of teams and academies around the world, male and female, including the Premier league’s elite teams.
Playermaker solution was architected by an interdisciplinary team of experts in the fields of biomechanics, machine learning, and football innovation, the Playermaker device collects both technical and physical – performance data such as number of touches, leg balance, short/long possession, kick velocity, distance running, top speed, number of sprint and many more, and makes it available for analysis within minutes of completing training sessions and matches. Furthermore, Playermaker goes beyond traditional GPS vests by providing tactical and technical analysis, in addition to the physical analysis that vests usually provide.
Playermaker is a sports technology firm and the maker of an innovative, football-specific performance tracking platform, for players at every level with offices in Florida, London and Tel Aviv. To date, Playermaker has more than tens of thousands of users across the globe. Playermaker’s proprietary performance tracking technology, which attaches directly to a player’s boots, uses motion sensors, and a machine learning algorithm to track and analyze a player’s
“As the Indian football market dramatically expands, we are thrilled to penetrate this amazing market and level the game up across the country. We have reached a point in time where it is nearly impossible for clubs and teams to be successful without performance data analysis and the key insights provided,” said Yuval Odem, COO of Playermaker. “We are excited to partner with World1 Sports, allowing Indian clubs and teams, male and female, to accelerate their training and skills faster than ever before.”
Vikram Rajkumar, Chief Operating Officer of World1 Sports, spoke about Playermaker revolutionising player analysis and tactical breakdown of games and training. “We at World1 Sports welcome Playermaker’s entry into the Indian market. Playermaker is the next big thing in sports innovation and promises to change the way that teams look at analysis. With Indian clubs turning to data-driven solutions, we believe Playermaker can pave the way to produce elite players,” Rajkumar expressed.
World1 Sports is one of India’s leading Sports Consulting companies, operating out of Delhi, Chennai, & London. Our clients consist of a diverse set of organisations ranging from Professional Football Clubs/Academies to Business Conglomerates, advising them on their market entry strategy, conceptualising programmes, grassroots development, planning on ground activations and brand development across verticals.