Category: Technology

Ecuadorian football appoints Stats Perform as exclusive official data and integrity partner

Ecuadorian Professional Football League (LigaPro) has announced this last October 1st it has ran an agreement with Stats Perform, leader in data and AI technologies, as their exclusive official data partner for Serie A and Serie B domestic competitions.  As detailed in the agreement, Stats Perform trusted Opta Sports and RunningBall data brands, which will [...]

Fox Sports Mexico shifts its digital live production to the cloud with Grabyo

Fox Sports Mexico has partnered with Grabyo to transition its live digital video production to the cloud. Through Grabyo, the broadcaster will reach sports fans across Mexico with live and real-time video across its digital channels, delivering content remotely and safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The broadcaster holds media rights to many of the worlds [...]

Riot Games Brazil trusts VSN for its E-sports content archive

Riot Games, the League of Legends (LoL) developer and organizer of the Brazilian League of Legends (CBLoL) championship, has relied on VSN’s software to organize, edit and distribute the content generated in their massive events using VSNExplorer MAM. Due to the challenge that involves broadcasting these type of events, Riot Games required a dedicated deep [...]

VAR technology is implemented in Paraguayan football with Mediapro

With the beginning of the 2020 Professional Football season in Paraguay, Mediapro began the implementation of the VAR technology (Video Assistant Referee), in charge of the company for the 2020, 2021 and 2022 seasons of the competition. The tournament includes 280 football matches, which are distributed on six fixture dates per weekend (two on Fridays, [...]

Conmebol names Stats Perform as official data partner

Conmebol has ran a new partnership agreement with Stats Perform, the revolutionary leader in sports AI and data, as its official data provider. The four-year deal will see Stats Perform exclusively collect and manage data from the most important competitions in Latin America, including Copa Conmebol America, Conmebol Libertadores, Conmebol Sudamericana and Conmebol Recopa. Through [...]

Conmebol selects Irdeto for online piracy detection and brand protection services

Conmebol has selected Irdeto to provide services that will protect its brand and combat piracy of live football matches. Conmebol gives license to several operators and broadcasters worldwide for tournaments such as the Conmebol Libertadores, Conmebol Sudamericana, Conmebol Copa America and Conmebol Recopa, and will continue to ensure that the investment in these licenses and [...]

VAR technology to be available in Uruguayan football

VAR (Video Assistant Referee) technology, which has recently started its implementation in Paraguayan football, has also made its debut in Uruguay, in the Uruguayan Football Leagues Final  played between  Peñarol and Nacional at the Centenario Stadium, in Montevideo. The system was already used in previous Copa Sudamericana and Copa Libertadores matches, and this time it [...]

Globo to produce sports content with artificial intelligence

Grupo Globo and Pixellot today announced their partnership to ramp-up Artificial Intelligence (AI)-Automated production Brazil, expanding the right-holders coverage of numerous sports leagues and competitions across the country. The partnership includes a USD 3.3 million investment of Globo in Pixellot.   The investment in Pixellot and installation of its AI-Automated production systems at stadiums, facilities and [...]

VAR technology debuts in Paraguayan football

The Paraguay Cup Final, which faced the Guarani and Libertad football teams at the Defensores del Chaco Stadium (Asuncion),was the first Paraguayan football match where Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology was incorporated. Although the arrival of VAR technology to Paraguay was stipulated by 2020, the Paraguayan Football Association (APF) decided to advance its use for [...]

Mediapro, host broadcaster at the last Copa Conmebol Libertadores Final

Mediapro has been selected as a host broadcaster to produce and distribute the last Copa Libertadores Final TV broadcast, which was held last Saturday, November 23rd at the Estadio Monumental, in Lima, Peru. The final was disputed between Flamengo (Brazil) and River Plate (Argentina). 33 cameras were used for the events coverage, including special equipment [...]