With sports mostly on hiatus due to worldwide COVID-19 lockdown, Germany’s Bundesliga could be one of the first soccer leagues to return.
When it does, technology supplied by Kinexon will give clubs dreaming of success an extra chance of achievement.
The Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) is no newcomer to innovation and technology, the league and clubs within have been pushing the boundary since the turn of the new century.
“Having a chip inside the ball really gives you a very precise and comprehensive tracking element for tactical analysis.” explains Maximilian Schmidt, co-founder and managing director of Kinexon.
“It provides you with completely new insights in terms of ‘Are your players doing the right things on the pitch. Are they moving in the right directions?’
“How is their movement without the ball?