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05 Februar 2019

FieldTurf Genius Recognized on 2019 Yahoo Sports Technology Awards’ Shortlist

On 30th January, the shortlist for the 2019 Yahoo Sports Technology Awards was revealed. Amongst the successful shortlistees was FieldTurf Genius, the first smart sports field, whose work has been recognized in the Best Digital Technology category.

Best Digital Technology

  • ATP Media Portal
  • FieldTurf Genius & Intelligent Play
  • IBM Watson and ESPN Fantasy Insights
  • iRewind for Migros iMpuls
  • StreamAMG Cloud Matrix
  • WSC Sports

This year, once again, seeing fierce competition with entries representing 50 sports from 30 countries doing battle. The complete shortlist sees NASCAR, Hawk-Eye, Sky & FIFA and STATSports are lining up to take the silverware

Rebecca Hopkins, Sports Technology Awards Group CEO, said ‘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. 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. We look forward to unveiling the winners on 2nd May in London.’

The 2019 ceremony will be hosted at the Roundhouse, London, on May 2nd, an experience enjoyed by leading industry figures, innovators and international athletes, who will be flying in from around the world for the event. Tickets are available through the Group’s Global Ticketing Partner, Ticketmaster Sport, on its Universe platform.

More information about the Awards can be found at

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