University of Tsukuba Selects Match Analysis Tools for Academic Research
State of the Art Technology Used to Support Innovative Research in JapanTSUKUBA, Japan – University of Tsukuba today announced they will be using the market leading tools and data from Match Analysis for their academic research project into the development of soccer (football). For total flexibility producing the data and video required for their research, the University will be using the Match Analysis Portable K2 Camera System. The K2 System provides panoramic video of games and delivers full player tracking and fitness data. Combined with Mambo Studio, touch data, video and statistics within Tango Online, and the ability to send video clips via Tango ToGo, the University of Tsukuba research team is leveraging the most advanced tools available for their project. “After carefully considering all of the key players in the market, we chose Match Analysis because it is the best product on the market,” commented Yoshinari Kameda, Associate Professor at University of Tsukuba, Japan. “The unparalleled data and analysis tools will allow the computer science department at the University of Tsukuba to study the sport of soccer from an academic perspective and push the state of the art in analytics and visualization.” “The University of Tsukuba has some exciting plans for the future. We are delighted that Dr. Kameda’s research team has selected Match Analysis to support their work,” said Match Analysis President, Mark Brunkhart. “During our discussions, Dr. Kameda emphasized the importance of the accuracy of the data they use in their decision to work with Match Analysis. His diligence analyzing the market before making a choice of data providers was impressive. We are pleased that this study led them to Match Analysis and that we have the opportunity to provide University of Tsukuba with some fantastic tools and the most accurate data on the market.”
About the University of Tsukuba University of Tsukuba, one of the oldest national universities in Japan, is located in the city of Tsukuba, Ibaraki. The University has 28 college clusters and schools that covers an area of 258 hectares (636 acres), making it the largest single campus in Japan. The University is famous for research in physics, economics, physical education and social science. It is one of the Japanese elite institutions of higher education as part of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's thirteen "Global 30" selected Project universities. About Match Analysis Match Analysis is the leading pioneer in high performance analytical tools for soccer (football). Over the past decade, Match Analysis has worked with almost every top club in North America and top media outlets including the New York Times coverage of the 2010 World Cup. In 2013, Match Analysis's K2 Panoramic Video Camera System was implemented in every stadium in Major League Soccer and Liga MX. Match Analysis offers a comprehensive suite of tools and services including video indexing and archiving, statistical analysis, live data collection, player tracking, fitness reports, and performance analysis.
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