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SciSports raises an extra €1.8 million for international roll-out data intelligence in football

30/03/17 | SciSports

Enschede, 23 March 2017 – In a new investment round, SciSports has raised an extra 1.8 million euros with existing and new investors. The new investment will be used to roll-out the SciSkill Index worldwide and implement the BallJames data machine in various stadiums in countries such as England and Germany. In the last few years, SciSports has worked on building the SciSkill Index, a fully automated solution that calculates the quality, talent, and value of every professional football player in the world. With the in-house developed capturing reality technology called BallJames, which generates complete 3D data in real-time, we created a refined total solution that immediately converts events in practice or during the match to useful information and knowledge.

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What a wonderful world!

30/03/17 | SciSports

It’s hard to imagine a better place on this planet to hear the liberating words of our notary Bart Riteco. A few hours before I got to pitch on the biggest and most prestigious sports analytics congress in the world, he told me by phone that all documents were signed and the investment was completed. Four years ago, SciSports did not officially exist and now, with an investment of €1.8 million, we are among the biggest sports analytics companies in the world!

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Three new additions to the SciSports family

17/02/17 | SciSports

SciSports is happy to welcome Sander Boonstra and Rick Krabbendam into the SciSports family, where they will work part-time with the BallJames team. Sander will assist the team in background and foreground subtraction optimization, while Rick will focus on camera calibration. Douwe Dijkink has also joined the Data Scouting team as part of his internship.

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SciSports completes signing of Google software engineer

26/01/17 | SciSports

Enschede, 26 januari 2017 – Football data specialist SciSports has added Fernando Jose Iglesias Garcia (27) to their team as a software engineer. After studying telecommunications engineering in Madrid, he obtained his master Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in Stockholm, Sweden. In the Netherlands, he worked for Thales. Recently he worked at Amazon Web Services in Cape Town, South Africa and at Google in New York City as a software engineer.

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2017 kickoff: BallJames in Vegas

20/01/17 | SciSports

As a part of the Dutch Startup Pavillion, SciSports was one of the exhibitors in Las Vegas at the CES 2017, the biggest and most important technology tradeshow in the world. With HRH Prins Constantijn van Oranje as a special envoy to lead the mission, we were able to show the world what SciSports can do and, more in particular, what BallJames can do.

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Meet Orim Muurling, our Artificial Intelligence trainer!

02/12/16 | SciSports

The BallJames team is hard at work making the best product possible. In that team, every member’s contribution is vital in making BallJames better each and every day. One of these members is Orim Muurling, who works as an Artificial Intelligence trainer. We talked with him about his work, goals and experiences at BallJames and SciSports.

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Meet Wouter Roosenburg, our new Director BallJames! – Part 1

08/11/16 | SciSports

Recently, Wouter Roosenburg joined the SciSports team as our new Director BallJames. Wouter leads the team that is working on our unique AI and Computer Vision system that converts video footage into 3D data. We sat with Wouter and talked about who he is, what he does and what he aims to accomplish.

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SciSports invited to visit Silicon Valley

25/08/16 | SciSports

ENSCHEDE - Giels Brouwer (26) and Anatoliy Babic (23) will fly to Silicon Valley in two weeks. The founders of SciSports will be visiting the American technology region at the invitation of the European Union.

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SciSports succesfully tests BallJames in full-stadium environment

06/05/16 | SciSports

SciSports is proud to announce that last Sunday, during the Eredivisie match between Heracles Almelo and ADO Den Haag, the company successfully tested the BallJames system in a full-stadium...

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Working on.. the BallJames-project

11/02/16 | SciSports

On Wednesday, a group of SciSports employees travelled to Almelo to work on the BallJames-project. In Heracles Almelo’s Polman Stadium, the technicians tested a few new cameras and lenses, w...

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Science serving football

SciSports makes scientific progress accessible and available for any professional football organization. We advise and build solutions to provide them with the competitive edge they need to maintain or improve their ranking and status.

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