If you notice a little more activity around Practice Courts 7 and 8 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden during this year's BNP Paribas Open, it's because PlaySight technology is there and seemingly everywhere.
You can watch SmartCourt technology in action all tournament long on Practice Courts 7 & 8, where we will They are working with top WTA and ATP pros.
PlaySight's camera-and-kiosk system is built with state-of-the-art tennis analytics technology that turns any court into a SmartCourt, offering line calling, livestreaming, instant multi-angle video replays and detailed statistics about every shot played.
Each SmartCourt is permanently equipped with an interactive touch-screen kiosk, plus six fully automated HD cameras. The system uses advanced image processing and analytical algorithms to capture and log stroke type, ball trajectory, speed and spin, in-depth shot data, player movement and more.
PlaySight can turn any mundane tennis drill or practice session into a real-world video game challenge!
"We have the pros come and seek us out and want to get out there on courts 7 and 8, so that can use the PlaySight technology," says PlaySight's Jeff Angus, who is manning the PlaySight booth in Indian Wells.
PlaySight is approved by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) as a Player Analysis Technology and is approved for use in all ITF-sanctioned tournaments. The technology is amazing and the data it delivers can't be equaled.
If you are onsite at the BNP Paribas Open this week, stop by the PlaySight booth and watch the pros on the practice courts. There are other exciting events upcoming for PlaySight, including the NCAA D-I Tennis Championships in Athens, Ga.