Advanced statistics in basketball

SIQ Basketball, Maker of First FIBA-Approved Smart Game Ball, Moves Out of Beta

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 1:47pm

The company has expanded into new business-to-business sales channels to coaches and teams in addition to selling directly to consumers.

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  • The company has expanded into new business-to-business sales channels to coaches and teams in addition to selling directly to consumers.
  • SIQ Basketball has developed the industry\'s first smart game basketball providing athletes unparalleled shooting analytics for use at every level.\nSIQ smart basketballs track critical shooting data points, including makes, misses, swish percentage, shot distance, shooting percentage, form consistency, shot situation, release time, release angle, and quickness.
  • The ball\'s internal sensors do not affect its weight or flight, giving it the same look and feel as compared to a standard game ball.
  • For more information, please visit https://siqbasketball.com/ .\nSIQ (pronounced "S-I-Q") Basketball is the industry\'s first FIBA-approved smart game ballthat tracks all the data a shooter at any level needs.

Stats Perform to Present Two Key Sports AI Research Papers at the 2021 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Stats Perform, the Sports Tech leader in data and AI, today announced that two research papers authored by the companys AI team will be presented in the research track at the 2021 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.

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  • Stats Perform, the Sports Tech leader in data and AI, today announced that two research papers authored by the companys AI team will be presented in the research track at the 2021 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.
  • Each year the conferences Research Paper Competition highlights cutting-edge research that influences the way media and professional teams across various sports analyze performance.
  • These two papers represent some of the pioneering work of our AI team, and I am thrilled to see them recognized by the judging panel at Sloan, Stats Performs Chief Scientist Dr. Patrick Lucey said.
  • In the past five years, Stats Perform has reached the MIT Sloan Best Research Paper Track finals four other times, winning best paper in 2016 and runner-up in 2017 and 2018.

Show Me the Data: 15th Annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference to bring together leading figures in sports analytics, business and technology on April 8 and 9, 2021

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 12:35pm

This year's virtual Conference will host panels, presentations, competitions, workshops, and exhibitions that showcase the role of data analytics in the global sports industry.

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  • This year's virtual Conference will host panels, presentations, competitions, workshops, and exhibitions that showcase the role of data analytics in the global sports industry.
  • "This year, we are highlighting how industry leaders and our notable speakers are innovating during this time of new data, new consumers, and new technology."
  • "We are honored to be co-leads for the 15th Annual Conference and grateful for the learning opportunities that have come out of planning it."
  • Founded byDaryl Morey(MIT Sloan '00) andJessica Gelman(HBS '02) in 2006, the Conference is co-chaired by Gelman and Daryl Morey, and organized byMIT Sloan students.