Sports Data Labs receives global recognition in the data category for its pioneering technology and work in professional sports
Detroit, MI / November 24, 2020 / Sports Data Labs, Inc. (SD Labs), a leader in collection, analysis and distribution of real-time Human Data from on-body sensors and sensing systems, has been named 2020 Early Stage Startup of the Year in the data category by the global Sports Technology Awards (STA).
According to the STA Group, the Awards are recognized as an international mark of excellence, and the STA Startups celebrates outstanding young technology businesses in the sports sector. The Early Stage Startup of the Year winner must have demonstrated both a minimum viable product and early commercial validation.
SD Labs was chosen by a panel of judges which featured well-known figures from the world of sports, business and technology sectors including senior executives from FIFA, Microsoft, Google, Under Armour, lululemon, TikTok, Tennis Australia, International Cricket Council, Aspire Academy, PGA European Tour, FC Barcelona, and Sina Sports among others.
“This is a great honor for our company,” said Mark Gorski, Co-Founder and CEO of Sports Data Labs, Inc. “We have been developing novel technologies that utilize real-time athlete data to make outcome-based predictions for next-generation sports betting, fan engagement, and performance applications. We are excited about our path ahead, particularly in the sports betting ecosystem, and would like to thank the STA Group and the judges for this recognition.”
SD Labs provides technology that enables interoperability of sensors and sensing systems, while using artificial intelligence to transform collected data into metrics, insights, and predictions for various real-time and on-demand use cases. In professional sports, SD Labs has been pioneering the commercialization of athlete data through its real-time monitoring platform. SDL has provided over 750 hours of real-time, in-game Human Data content in live professional sports distributed to 14 broadcast partners across 150+ countries including CBS Sports, Fox Sports, Facebook, Eurosport, Eleven Sports and DAZN. The company has previously worked with the PSA World Tour, PGA Tour, and ATP Tour among others. Their partnerships also include Premier League club Leeds United.
SD Labs recently launched a new digital health division, Human Data Labs, which leverages SD Labs’ proprietary technology solutions to select health & wellness services.
Previous Sports Technology Awards Startup winners include LiveLike and Drone Racing League.
About the STA Group
The STA Group is a communications, events and consultancy business operating at the heart of sport globally. Our mission is to ‘Inform, Inspire and Celebrate’ sports technology across the international sports sector. The STA Group’s brands include the STA Startups, ENS Ltd, a dedicated sports PR agency, STA Asia Pacific, which is operated under licence in China, and the Sports Technology Awards, the leading annual global celebration of technology-led innovation across the international sports sector. The STA Group prides itself for being at the forefront of the key topics, changes and challenges in the sector, testament to which is its work pioneering topics such as athlete welfare, gender equality and sustainability. The Group’s awards attract hundreds of entries from more than 30 countries and 50 sports, and boasts a network including Olympians, Paralympians, World Champions, leading coaches and business and tech visionaries. For more information, please visit https://www.sportstechgroup.org/
About Sports Data Labs, Inc.
Sports Data Labs, Inc. (“SD Labs”) is a venture-backed, global leader in collection, analysis and distribution of real-time Human Data from on-body sensors and sensing systems. SD Labs provides technology that enables interoperability of sensors and sensing systems, while using artificial intelligence to transform collected data into metrics, insights and predictions for various real-time and on-demand use cases. SD Labs operates in professional sports via Sports Data Labs and in the digital health ecosystem via Human Data Labs.