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February 6, 2019
K-MOTION Named to 2019 Yahoo Sports Technology Awards’ Shortlist
(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) K-MOTION – the leader in 3D evaluations and biofeedback training technology for coaches and athletes – was named to the shortlist for the 2019 Yahoo Sports Technology Awards, recognized in the “Best Technology for Elite Performance” category.
A global competition, entries in 14 categories represent 50 sports from 30 countries. The complete shortlist includes IBM Watson, ESPN, Major League Baseball, NASCAR, The R&A, European Tour and FIFA lining up alongside K-MOTION to take the awards. Find a full list of the finalists and categories here.
“We are in the sixth cycle of the Yahoo Sports Technology Awards and this year’s entries, once again, push the boundaries of innovation across the sector,” says Rebecca Hopkins, CEO of Sports Technology Awards Group. “The shortlist highlights frontrunners in every area and proves that these Awards highlight the industry’s technical progress like no other. Every successful brand should be proud to have made it this far given the high standard of competition.”
The 2019 ceremony will be hosted at the Roundhouse in London, on May 2nd, an experience enjoyed by leading industry figures, innovators and international athletes.
“Being named alongside such an impressive group of trendsetters shows how our technology has been adopted and embraced at the highest level of sports,” says K-MOTION CEO, Michael Chu. “The way that athletes learn and train has evolved as technology has provided us deep insights that didn’t exist just a few years ago. K-MOTION is leading the way in motion measurement and training across the board.”
According to Golf Digest, seven of the top-15 golf instructors in America trust K-MOTION. Beyond golf, Major League Baseball teams such as the Seattle Mariners, and National Hockey League teams, also use K-MOTION products for better measurement and training.
The industry leader in wearable, motion-training technology that makes athletes better faster, K-MOTION products create a complete learning solution: from diagnosis, to supervised instruction, to unsupervised practice. Through patented real-time audio and visual cues, athletes can connect perception to reality and master perfect motion in seconds. K-MOTION creates a seamless connection between player and coach through its cloud-based improvement sequence of evaluate, coach and train.
K-MOTION is the industry leader in wireless, human motion learning for sports, fitness and medical (physical therapy) applications. K-MOTION’s cloud-based products provide the complete learning solution to enhance the measurement, understanding, coaching and training of athletes. Medical grade inertial sensors capture data that best-in-class software evaluates to enable deeper understanding of athletes and diagnose inefficient movement by revealing what the eye can’t see. This understanding is then applied through patented real-time audio and visual cues to coach and train athletes. K-MOTION athletes connect perception and reality to master perfect motion in seconds. According to Golf Digest, seven of the top-10 golf instructors in America use K-MOTION products for better training. In addition, Major League Baseball and National Hockey League teams apply the company's solutions. Titleist Performance Institute and other world-renowned fitness and movement coaches and physical therapists are brand ambassadors. The company has offices in Scottsdale, Arizona, Nashua, New Hampshire and San Francisco, California.
For more information: www.k-motion.com, 603.472.3519.
About Yahoo Sports Technology Awards
The Yahoo Sports Technology Awards is the leading global celebration of technology-led innovation across the international sports sector. Held annually as a competition to highlight outstanding advances in the industry, the Awards is run by the Sports Technology Awards Group and judged by over 40 leading influencers from the world of sport. Six brands are shortlisted for every category, with one outright winner being awarded the YSTA Trophy in each. The Awards were first held in 2014, with Yahoo Sport taking headline sponsorship for the first time in 2018. The Awards attract hundreds of entries from more than 30 countries and 50 sports. The Group is also glad to be partnered with Ticketmaster Sport as Global Ticketing Partner, Charles Russell Speechlys as Global Legal Partner, and Betconstruct as Global Betting Partner.
More information about the Awards can be found at www.sportstechgroup.org