SPORTSINNOVATION 2020 – MEET THE FUTURE OF SPORTS | MEDIA | STADIUM
Heads of Content confirmed – New exhibitors present future topics
At SportsInnovation 2020 in Düsseldorf, numerous innovation drivers from the fields of Broadcasting, Digital Services, Match Analysis, Matches and Tournaments as well as Stadium Experience will once again present their companies and products from 25 to 26 March 2020. “This at once compact and exclusive live platform offers companies the ideal conditions in which to convince business partners of the potential and benefits their solutions can bring to the respective sports,” explains Heinz Küsters, Director SportsInnovation Messe Düsseldorf.
The MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA in Düsseldorf offers exhibitors the ideal conditions in which to present their cutting-edge technologies to the world of sports during several live innovation matches.
Among the exhibitors is Vodafone Deutschland GmbH, which is opening up completely new fields of application for entertainment with its real-time mobile network and will showcase the potential offered by the new 5G mobile radio standard in the MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA. Riedel Communications GmbH & Co. KG is represented at SportsInnovation for the second time and once again presents its solutions for live broadcast technologies and fan entertainment as well as OTT and Second Screen solutions.
“SportsInnovation is a stimulating environment for innovation and creativity that never ceases to inspire us. This collaborative event gives an excellent outlook on future trends in sports broadcast and technology” so Thomas Riedel, CEO Riedel Communications. “In Düsseldorf, we feel amongst friends, discussing challenges and continuously working on further innovations in the business.
Umbrella SoftwareDevelopment GmbH presents its Soccerbot360 at the SportsInnovation 2020 and shows how this technology optimizes the training operations of top clubs through data analysis.
“The leaders of the German and Austrian Bundesliga have been using our Soccerbot360 in their daily training for several years. The Soccerbot360 trains cognitive abilities in a football specific way and thus has a direct effect on the decision-making ability of the players in competitive matches. In addition, analysts gain new insights into the game and injured players have the opportunity to better prepare their comeback. The SportsInnovation is an exciting platform for us. We have a special surprise in store for the visitors in any case”, says Daniel Held, Founder & CEO of Umbrella Software Development GmbH
“SportsInnovation is a stimulating environment for innovation and creativity that never ceases to inspire us. This collaborative event gives an excellent outlook on future trends in sports broadcast and technology” so Thomas Riedel, CEO Riedel Communications. “In Düsseldorf, we feel amongst friends, discussing challenges and continuously working on further innovations in the business. Here at Riedel, we are already looking forward to writing the next chapter to the success story of Bolero S referee comms.”
At the technology platform, SAP SE presents its services for ticketing, payment systems, data collection and data visualisation. EVS Broadcasting Equipment SA from Belgium, deltatre AG, Quantiphi Inc. from the USA and SBG Sports Software from the UK are further exhibitors in the fields of Digital Services and Broadcasting.
The SportsInnovation event is by invitation only; interested parties who have not received an invitation can send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org
FUTURE SUMMITS provide perspective and insight on SportsInnovation 2020
To prepare for SportsInnovation 2020 in Düsseldorf, Messe Düsseldorf held FUTURE SUMMITS in Beijing and New York, in cooperation with DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga [German Football League] and SportsInnovation gold sponsor deltatre. Leading personalities from the worlds of sport and media joined the organisers to discuss the important role technologies play in the further development of the sports industry in China and the USA. Invitations to SportsInnovation 2020 in Düsseldorf were issued at the same time.
A top-class programme of talks
The wide range of exhibitor presentations in the arena’s VIP suites and Business Club are supplemented by the programme of talks on the main stage. These talks are held by top-class speakers and provide an exclusive outlook on future trends and technologies.
Heads of Content Christian Holzer and Dr. Hendrik Weber are responsible for the Match Analysis module. They highlight how the combination of event and position data as well as the availability of advanced KPI may change match analysis.
Tim Achberger is Head of Content for the Broadcasting module. In his talk, Tim Achberger takes a closer look at the following questions: Which innovative technologies will be used in the field of broadcasting for the Bundesliga in future, and which impact will this have on the Bundesliga as a media product?
Michael Brill, Head of Content for the Stadium Experience module, shares his experience and knowledge regarding the needs of event organizers and visitors within the fields of fan entertainment, advertising, ticketing, technology and the operation of sports venues.
Professor Daniel Memmert, Head of Content for the Matches & Tournaments module, presents his concept, which focuses on (technical) innovations in cognitive training. These innovations will be presented and discussed live at the arena.
The following provides an overview of the focal points at SportsInnovation 2020:
- Broadcasting: Live broadcast technologies; enhancing and transmitting signals; Media Asset Management systems (MAM).
- Stadium Experience: Fan entertainment; applications and advertising media; ticketing; payment systems; safety, security and technology.
- Match Analysis: Data collection, enhancement and visualisation; electronic recording systems; evaluation of performance, position and vital data.
- Matches & Tournaments: Radio systems; goal-line technology and video referee systems; sports medicine and physiotherapy; equipment and appliances.
- Digital Services: E-sports; streaming solutions, apps and cloud-based micro services that can be used in all subject areas.